October 2019

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 1:44 PM

THE State Government has referred allegations the Toowoomba Regional Council waived more than $21 million in infrastructure charges for a developer to the state’s corruption body.

TRC’s $21 million developer agreement referred to CCC

THE State Government has referred allegations the Toowoomba Regional Council waived more than $21 million in infrastructure charges for a developer to the state’s corruption body.

Published a story 14th Oct 2019 12:55 PM

A TOOWOOMBA couple has won a two-year battle with the National Disability Insurance Agency to secure proper supports for their son with a complex condition.

Miles family wins ‘unnecessary’ two-year disability battle

A TOOWOOMBA couple has won a two-year battle with the National Disability Insurance Agency to secure proper supports for their son with a complex condition.

Published a story 14th Oct 2019 10:19 AM

A COMMUNITY group has applied to the Toowoomba Regional Council to preserve a large parcel of "significant" bushland just outside Crows Nest.

Community group applies to buy 'significant' bushland

A COMMUNITY group has applied to the Toowoomba Regional Council to preserve a large parcel of "significant" bushland just outside Crows Nest.

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 3:10 PM

AMANDA Hinds has always described her cooking as “bold”, a characteristic that has won her restaurant north of Toowoomba yet another plaudit.

Toowoomba region restaurant named in Delicious 100

AMANDA Hinds has always described her cooking as “bold”, a characteristic that has won her restaurant north of Toowoomba yet another plaudit.

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 9:32 AM

FORMER Toowoomba singer and songwriter Jeremy Hunter has finally released his debut studio album.

Former Toowoomba songwriter makes debut studio album

FORMER Toowoomba singer and songwriter Jeremy Hunter has finally released his debut studio album.

Published a story 10th Oct 2019 8:56 AM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council will start carting water into a small community, imposing high level restrictions.

Council starts trucking water into community

THE Toowoomba Regional Council will start carting water into a small community, imposing high level restrictions.

Published a story 9th Oct 2019 9:12 AM

A LONG-standing and popular medical centre and pharmacy in the heart of Toowoomba has hit the market through an expressions of interest campaign.

Long-standing Toowoomba medical centre for sale

A LONG-standing and popular medical centre and pharmacy in the heart of Toowoomba has hit the market through an expressions of interest campaign.

Published a story 8th Oct 2019 3:30 PM

TOOWOOMBA residents will be moved to medium level water restrictions before the end of the year, after the council introduced a new roll-out date.

Tougher water restrictions for Toowoomba brought forward

TOOWOOMBA residents will be moved to medium level water restrictions before the end of the year, after the council introduced a new roll-out date.

Published a story 8th Oct 2019 3:13 PM

A TOOWOOMBA councillor has slammed the council’s new strategy on green infrastructure for removing the words “climate change” from the document.

Anger after 'climate change' omitted from TRC strategy

A TOOWOOMBA councillor has slammed the council’s new strategy on green infrastructure for removing the words “climate change” from the document.

Published a story 7th Oct 2019 8:59 AM

A MASSIVE beef abattoir and processing operation in the Toowoomba region can go ahead with a planned expansion, after receiving council approval.

Massive beef abattoir approved for expansion

A MASSIVE beef abattoir and processing operation in the Toowoomba region can go ahead with a planned expansion, after receiving council approval.

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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.