May 2021

Published a story 6th May 2021 4:00 PM

Up to 1000 chrysanthemum bunches will be on sale in the lead-up to Mother’s Day. And proceeds will be going to a very special cause.

Grab a chrysanthemum for mum: Endeavour flower sale kicks off

Up to 1000 chrysanthemum bunches will be on sale in the lead-up to Mother’s Day. And proceeds will be going to a very special cause.

Published a story 6th May 2021 3:43 PM

It’s been a decade since the Darling Downs Rifle Club was turfed out of its home of more than a century in Mount Lofty. Now, a court decision paves the way for its future.

Years-long legal battle to build new rifle range is decided

It’s been a decade since the Darling Downs Rifle Club was turfed out of its home of more than a century in Mount Lofty. Now, a court decision paves the way for its future.

Published a story 6th May 2021 12:27 PM

Clive Berghofer Stadium will host an incredible array of freestyle motocross riders, the likes of which Toowoomba has never before seen.

Global motocross superstars to dazzle Toowoomba

Clive Berghofer Stadium will host an incredible array of freestyle motocross riders, the likes of which Toowoomba has never before seen.

Published a story 5th May 2021 4:49 PM

Police say there is zero tolerance for bullying behaviour and assault of any kind, as separate investigations are launched into attacks. SEE THE SHOCKING FOOTAGE

Zero tolerance for social media thugs as police probe multiple assaults

Police say there is zero tolerance for bullying behaviour and assault of any kind, as separate investigations are launched into attacks. SEE THE SHOCKING FOOTAGE

Published a story 5th May 2021 4:01 PM

Police, paramedics and firefighters rushed to the Toowoomba Range this afternoon after a car flipped onto its roof.

Emergency services called to Toowoomba Range rollover

Police, paramedics and firefighters rushed to the Toowoomba Range this afternoon after a car flipped onto its roof.

Published a story 5th May 2021 1:14 PM

Jason Daniels, then 17, told his boss he was worried about getting the auger too close to overhead powerlines. His concerns were ignored and he paid the price.

Youngster speaks up after severe electric shock nearly cost him his life

Jason Daniels, then 17, told his boss he was worried about getting the auger too close to overhead powerlines. His concerns were ignored and he paid the price.

Published a story 5th May 2021 9:29 AM

A Toowoomba school was unaware of a disturbing assault on one of its students which left him lying motionless on the footpath just metres from the school grounds.

School oblivious to student assault metres from grounds

A Toowoomba school was unaware of a disturbing assault on one of its students which left him lying motionless on the footpath just metres from the school grounds.

Published a story 4th May 2021 4:43 PM

Farmers and landholders along the Condamine flood plain are hopeful the Co-ordinator General will be able to take on-board their concerns about the Inland Rail project.

Farmers still hopeful of route change on $14.5b rail project

Farmers and landholders along the Condamine flood plain are hopeful the Co-ordinator General will be able to take on-board their concerns about the Inland Rail project.

Published a story 4th May 2021 3:22 PM

Police are investigating concerning footage of an attack which left a Toowoomba schoolboy motionless on the footpath as someone tried to pull his shoes off.

Watch: Student brutally bashed in failed sneaker robbery

Police are investigating concerning footage of an attack which left a Toowoomba schoolboy motionless on the footpath as someone tried to pull his shoes off.

Published a story 4th May 2021 2:33 PM

Police are investigating concerning footage of an attack which left a Toowoomba schoolboy motionless on the footpath as someone tried to pull his shoes off.

Harrowing footage emerges of Harristown State High assault

Police are investigating concerning footage of an attack which left a Toowoomba schoolboy motionless on the footpath as someone tried to pull his shoes off.

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Matthew is a journalist with The Chronicle. He joined the team in September 2017, after spending two years as the editor of the Chinchilla News and Murilla Advertiser. He started his career as a cadet at the Whitsunday Coast Guardian in Proserpine in 2014.