TRC exceeds 60% target as $157 million spent with local suppliers in current financial year

Monthly spending of $23.68 million with local businesses in March this year has Toowoomba Regional Council on track to exceed the 60% target for supporting local suppliers this financial year.

Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald today (April 16, 2024) praised the organisation’s efforts to keep supporting the Region’s businesses.

“Our Procurement policy has seen Council’s local spending for this financial year, up to the end of March 2024, reach $157.2 million or 63% of all of Council’s external expenditure,” Mayor McDonald said at the April Ordinary Meeting of Council.

“I am pleased to see Council is honouring its commitment to keep as much of our spending as possible within the Toowoomba Region.

“Council is mindful that our spending is one of the most practical ways we can support our business community and their workforce.

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