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.
LAURIE Johnson still remembers how his mentor Bruce Dawe would laugh when he found something funny.
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.
TOOWOOMBA'S independent and chain eateries have pulled out plenty of meal deals and gimmicks to attract customers during the coronvirus crisis.
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.
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.
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.
UPDATE: The ECQ has updated the results from the second round of counting, showing more than 12 per cent of votes tallied.
TOOWOOMBA and Warwick will soon have special walk-in fever clinics ready to take patients potentially infected by coronavirus.
SUPERMARKET giant Woolworths has denied it told its workers to not wear face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak, following reports from Toowoomba stores.
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.