April 2020

Published a story 9th Apr 2020 3:17 PM

THE next Toowoomba Regional Council will be younger and more gender-diverse than previous iterations, as the expectant councillors wait to be sworn in.

The changing faces of the Toowoomba Regional Council

THE next Toowoomba Regional Council will be younger and more gender-diverse than previous iterations, as the expectant councillors wait to be sworn in.

Published a story 9th Apr 2020 1:30 PM

THE University of Southern Queensland's new $5.2 million support package couldn't have come at a better time for undergraduates Ash Brar and Nick Whiteside.

What new $5.2m COVID-19 package means for USQ students

THE University of Southern Queensland's new $5.2 million support package couldn't have come at a better time for undergraduates Ash Brar and Nick Whiteside.

Published a story 9th Apr 2020 9:25 AM

NEWLY-elected councillor Kerry Shine said he was ready to face and respond to the economic challenges of the coronavirus outbreak on the Toowoomba region.

New Toowoomba councillor ready for COVID-19 challenge

NEWLY-elected councillor Kerry Shine said he was ready to face and respond to the economic challenges of the coronavirus outbreak on the Toowoomba region.

Published a story 8th Apr 2020 6:10 PM

THE council is likely to make a call within months on whether to cancel or alter the Carnival of Flowers in September amid the coronavirus outbreak.

How coronavirus could affect Carnival of Flowers

THE council is likely to make a call within months on whether to cancel or alter the Carnival of Flowers in September amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Published a story 8th Apr 2020 5:46 PM

TOOWOOMBA’S churchgoers have been encouraged to head online to watch Easter services this weekend.

Churchgoers urged to head online for Easter services

TOOWOOMBA’S churchgoers have been encouraged to head online to watch Easter services this weekend.

Published a story 8th Apr 2020 5:27 PM

USQ students will get help with rent and technology purchases as part of a massive $5.2 million support package to combat the challenges of COVID-19.

USQ announces $5.2 million support package for students

USQ students will get help with rent and technology purchases as part of a massive $5.2 million support package to combat the challenges of COVID-19.

Published a story 8th Apr 2020 9:31 AM

TOOWOOMBA Regional Council newcomer Rebecca Vonhoff is on track for a feat not achieved by any candidate since 2008, as counting concludes today.

TRC ELECTION: Council frontrunner set for 12-year first

TOOWOOMBA Regional Council newcomer Rebecca Vonhoff is on track for a feat not achieved by any candidate since 2008, as counting concludes today.

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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.