October 2019

Published a story 22nd Oct 2019 2:30 PM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has failed to meet one of its key budget targets around infrastructure, despite delivering a fifth-consecutive surplus to ratepayers.

TRC makes surplus in annual report, but key target missed

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has failed to meet one of its key budget targets around infrastructure, despite delivering a fifth-consecutive surplus to ratepayers.

Published a story 22nd Oct 2019 10:06 AM

FOR decades, Trevor Watts kept quiet about a learning disorder that had affected him his entire life, but now he’s opening up.

‘I would fight to hide it’: MP opens up on disorder

FOR decades, Trevor Watts kept quiet about a learning disorder that had affected him his entire life, but now he’s opening up.

Published a story 21st Oct 2019 4:49 PM

A FLURRY of motels and motor inns have entered the real estate market, with some for sale with price tags in the millions.

5 Darling Downs motels for sale right now

A FLURRY of motels and motor inns have entered the real estate market, with some for sale with price tags in the millions.

Published a story 21st Oct 2019 3:43 PM

TOOWOOMBA South MP David Janetzki has endorsed a call for greater press freedom in Australia and Queensland.

Janetzki backs ‘Right to Know’ campaign on press freedom

TOOWOOMBA South MP David Janetzki has endorsed a call for greater press freedom in Australia and Queensland.

Published a story 21st Oct 2019 3:06 PM

TOOWOOMBA North MP Trevor Watts has used the debate on press freedom to call for greater transparency around Queensland’s prison system.

Toowoomba MP calls for transparency on data releases

TOOWOOMBA North MP Trevor Watts has used the debate on press freedom to call for greater transparency around Queensland’s prison system.

Published a story 21st Oct 2019 2:21 PM

TOOWOOMBA’S Mayor Paul Antonio believes Australia’s level of press freedom has “issues” that need to be addressed.

Mayor Antonio says Australian press freedom has ‘issues’

TOOWOOMBA’S Mayor Paul Antonio believes Australia’s level of press freedom has “issues” that need to be addressed.

Published a story 20th Oct 2019 5:27 PM

THE Toowoomba region's main drinking water source enjoyed some decent rainfall, but any chance of follow-up showers have been dashed by BOM.

Region's main water source enjoys drink as rain falls

THE Toowoomba region's main drinking water source enjoyed some decent rainfall, but any chance of follow-up showers have been dashed by BOM.

Published a story 20th Oct 2019 3:20 PM

DEEMANI Jayamanna and her family love Australia’s values of fairness and equality, so it’s no surprise they want to be a part of for the rest of their lives.

Why ex-Sri Lankan family chose to call Toowoomba home

DEEMANI Jayamanna and her family love Australia’s values of fairness and equality, so it’s no surprise they want to be a part of for the rest of their lives.

Published a story 20th Oct 2019 12:51 PM

A RENOVATED commercial property in the heart of the Toowoomba CBD, which has called the "crown jewel of the Walton Stores precinct", has hit the market.

CBD precinct's 'crown jewel' on market for hefty price

A RENOVATED commercial property in the heart of the Toowoomba CBD, which has called the "crown jewel of the Walton Stores precinct", has hit the market.

Published a story 20th Oct 2019 10:17 AM

A MASSIVE digital billboard has been proposed to the Toowoomba Regional Council along one of the city’s busiest roads.

Digital billboard proposed on Toowoomba’s busiest road

A MASSIVE digital billboard has been proposed to the Toowoomba Regional Council along one of the city’s busiest roads.

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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.