The Toowoomba Railway Parklands Priority Development Area (PDA) was declared on 12 December 2014 by the State Government at the request of Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC). The declaration recognised the value of the site as a key urban renewal area and economic development opportunity.

Consultation on this project has now concluded. Toowoomba Regional Council appreciates the comments received and thanks you for your time and effort.

The Draft Development Scheme has now been submitted to the State Government for them to consider for adoption.

For further information on the PDA, previous consultation undertaken and future dates, please view the information to the right of this page, or for further information contact us on 131 872.

What activities would you like to see in an inner city park?

What recreation or park features are missing from Toowoomba region's open space?

Who do you think the Central Parkland should cater for and why?

What qualities of Gowrie Creek would you like to see enhanced and embraced?

What natural features would you like to see showcased in the Central Parkland?

Maybe you think we should embrace our natural flora and only have native plants? Or perhaps you think we need something fresh and new to recognise our multicultural city? Whatever your thoughts, please put them below.

If you were to envisage one theme that would guide the design of the park - what would this be and why?

You might consider the following inspiration: Sustainability, Community involvement, Tourism,, Commercial, Landscape, Linkages and access, Natural environment, History and stories of the past, Education and learning, Recreation, sport and leisure, Cultural heritage, arts and creativity.

What locations in the Toowoomba Region have you noticed undergo an innovative form of reuse in the past?

Maybe a building started out as a warehouse and is now a restaurant?What makes it stand out for you? Do you consider adaptive re-use important in a city? Tell us your thoughts below.

The survey form is now closed. Thanks for your contributions.

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The Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Proposed Development Scheme is on public notification from 14 September 2015 to 27 October 2015, providing the public with the opportunity to view the proposed scheme and lodge a submission. Submissions should be made clearly in writing and include the submitter’s name and contact details and a description of any issues of concern or support. Submissions need to be received by Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) by 4.30pm Monday, 26 October 2015 and can be made via this submission form or by post to Toowoomba Regional Council, PO Box 3021, Toowoomba QLD 4350, or by email to

The survey form is now closed. Thanks for your contributions.

Quick Poll

What would be the number one thing that would make you visit the proposed new parklands?

This poll has concluded.

Total Votes: 18

Quick Poll

Youth of Toowoomba! What is the number one thing you want to see in the Central Parkland?

This poll has concluded.

Total Votes: 6