August 2019

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 8:17 PM

TOOWOOMBA'S domestic violence service has been left "humbled" after a Lockyer Valley man donated his estate to the organisation to continue to help victims.

Man donates estate to Toowoomba DV service

TOOWOOMBA'S domestic violence service has been left "humbled" after a Lockyer Valley man donated his estate to the organisation to continue to help victims.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 8:14 PM

THE organisers behind the annual Hands for the Homeless charity gig have been blown away by the weight of donations from the event.

Charity gig raises cash, donations for homeless

THE organisers behind the annual Hands for the Homeless charity gig have been blown away by the weight of donations from the event.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 8:09 PM

PASSENGER rail and a water pipeline should be essential elements of the upcoming tunnel through the Toowoomba range as part of the Inland Rail.

Passenger rail, pipeline must be part of Inland Rail: TRC

PASSENGER rail and a water pipeline should be essential elements of the upcoming tunnel through the Toowoomba range as part of the Inland Rail.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 6:50 PM

THE P and C of one of Toowoomba's largest high schools is championing an innovative plan to help struggling families afford uniforms for their children.

Toowoomba school wants to 'pay-it-forward' with uniforms

THE P and C of one of Toowoomba's largest high schools is championing an innovative plan to help struggling families afford uniforms for their children.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 11:36 AM

IT WAS another bumper week of committee meetings for the Toowoomba Regional Council, who sorted out pet inspection programs and approved new master plans.

10 things we learnt from council in Toowoomba this week

IT WAS another bumper week of committee meetings for the Toowoomba Regional Council, who sorted out pet inspection programs and approved new master plans.

Published a story 14th Aug 2019 8:38 PM

INQUIRIES to hire the newly-renovated Rail Goods Shed in the CBD have been flowing in from the public, according to the Toowoomba Regional Council.

Inquiries flooding in to hire Toowoomba Rail Goods Shed

INQUIRIES to hire the newly-renovated Rail Goods Shed in the CBD have been flowing in from the public, according to the Toowoomba Regional Council.

Published a story 14th Aug 2019 8:27 PM

WHEN Nick and Trinny Holman established the Spar supermarket in Jandowae more than four years ago, they had no clue it would become the best in the country.

Western Downs supermarket named best Spar in Australia

WHEN Nick and Trinny Holman established the Spar supermarket in Jandowae more than four years ago, they had no clue it would become the best in the country.

Published a story 14th Aug 2019 3:08 PM

THE race for the 11 spots in the next Toowoomba Regional Council is already heating up, as more residents put their hands up to run in the 2020 elections.

Council elections heating up as more candidates enter race

THE race for the 11 spots in the next Toowoomba Regional Council is already heating up, as more residents put their hands up to run in the 2020 elections.

Published a story 14th Aug 2019 11:24 AM

WHAT could be better than a delicious home-made cupcake if it's raising funds to support abandoned and neglected animals.

RSPCA op-shop prepares for colourful Cupcake Day

WHAT could be better than a delicious home-made cupcake if it's raising funds to support abandoned and neglected animals.

Published a story 13th Aug 2019 3:57 PM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has set out more than $410m in potential future stormwater infrastructure over the next 50 years as part of several master plans.

TRC lays out 50 year, $413m master plan for stormwater

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has set out more than $410m in potential future stormwater infrastructure over the next 50 years as part of several master plans.

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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.