April 2020

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 5:29 PM

THE head of the Darling Downs’ peak lobby group has called on the government to better support businesses that were likely to miss out on benefits.

Some businesses missing out on support packages: TSBE

THE head of the Darling Downs’ peak lobby group has called on the government to better support businesses that were likely to miss out on benefits.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 5:18 PM

LAURIE Johnson still remembers how his mentor Bruce Dawe would laugh when he found something funny.

‘Voice of the everyday person’: Poet Bruce Dawe honoured

LAURIE Johnson still remembers how his mentor Bruce Dawe would laugh when he found something funny.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 5:03 PM

THE leading candidates in the Toowoomba Regional Council election says she is prepared to make her case for deputy mayor if the opportunity presents itself.

TRC ELECTION: Vonhoff set to make case for deputy mayor

THE leading candidates in the Toowoomba Regional Council election says she is prepared to make her case for deputy mayor if the opportunity presents itself.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 10:15 AM

TOOWOOMBA'S independent and chain eateries have pulled out plenty of meal deals and gimmicks to attract customers during the coronvirus crisis.

MEAL DEALS: How Toowoomba eateries are enticing patrons

TOOWOOMBA'S independent and chain eateries have pulled out plenty of meal deals and gimmicks to attract customers during the coronvirus crisis.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 8:40 AM

WITH nearly 55 per cent of the vote count in the council election tallied, the gap between Rebecca Vonhoff and Cr Geoff McDonald has narrowed at the top.

TRC ELECTION: Race between Vonhoff, McDonald tightens

WITH nearly 55 per cent of the vote count in the council election tallied, the gap between Rebecca Vonhoff and Cr Geoff McDonald has narrowed at the top.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 5:14 PM

THE toilet roll shortage across the country is starting to affect the Toowoomba Regional Council, who said sewer blockages were rising as residents start using unsuitable alternatives.

Toilet paper shortage causing sewer blockage spike

THE toilet roll shortage across the country is starting to affect the Toowoomba Regional Council, who said sewer blockages were rising as residents start using unsuitable alternatives.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 4:58 PM

A TEACHER poised to be elected to the council says the next body will need to move quickly to assist the region through the coronavirus crisis.

Candidate: TRC must act to support region through crisis

A TEACHER poised to be elected to the council says the next body will need to move quickly to assist the region through the coronavirus crisis.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 3:10 PM

UPDATE: The ECQ has updated the results from the second round of counting, showing more than 12 per cent of votes tallied.

TRC ELECTION: Second round of vote counting continues

UPDATE: The ECQ has updated the results from the second round of counting, showing more than 12 per cent of votes tallied.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 2:20 PM

TOOWOOMBA and Warwick will soon have special walk-in fever clinics ready to take patients potentially infected by coronavirus.

COVID-19: New ‘fever clinics’ coming to Toowoomba, Warwick

TOOWOOMBA and Warwick will soon have special walk-in fever clinics ready to take patients potentially infected by coronavirus.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 9:34 AM

SUPERMARKET giant Woolworths has denied it told its workers to not wear face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak, following reports from Toowoomba stores.

Supermarket giant denies rumours of ban on face masks

SUPERMARKET giant Woolworths has denied it told its workers to not wear face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak, following reports from Toowoomba stores.

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Tom has been with News Regional Media since 2013, having worked in newsrooms across south-west Queensland. Prior to his appointment at The Chronicle, he was the editor of the Western Star in Roma for 18 months. Growing up in Brisbane, he studied journalism at Queensland University of Technology. Away from work, he is happily in a relationship with his partner Sarah and enjoys playing music with his band in Toowoomba and supporting the Brisbane Broncos.