August 2020

Published a story 20th Aug 2020 11:39 AM

A MAN jailed for sexually abusing his stepson told police he was also “manipulated”, a court has heard.

Man jailed for sexual abuse said he was also ‘manipulated’

A MAN jailed for sexually abusing his stepson told police he was also “manipulated”, a court has heard.

July 2020

Published a story 31st Jul 2020 11:33 AM

In sentencing the man who robbed a Toowoomba hotel at knifepoint, a judge has explained why the offender avoided time in prison

Man who held up Toowoomba hotel avoids jail time

In sentencing the man who robbed a Toowoomba hotel at knifepoint, a judge has explained why the offender avoided time in prison

Published a story 23rd Jul 2020 2:54 PM

AN ARMED robber used a toy gun to threaten a service station employee and steal cash after his EFTPOS card was declined, a court has heard.

Man used toy gun for armed robbery after card declined

AN ARMED robber used a toy gun to threaten a service station employee and steal cash after his EFTPOS card was declined, a court has heard.

Published a story 22nd Jul 2020 1:52 PM

IT’S BEEN more than 100 days since the last Darling Downs COVID-19 case. We’re looking back on how those 42 cases unfolded and how they affected our community.

BREAKDOWN: How coronavirus impacted Toowoomba community

IT’S BEEN more than 100 days since the last Darling Downs COVID-19 case. We’re looking back on how those 42 cases unfolded and how they affected our community.

Published a story 21st Jul 2020 2:53 PM

THE Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce is backing the Federal Government’s decision to extend JobKeeper payments flowing into 2021. Here’s what it means for you.

JobKeeper changes: What it means for Toowoomba workers

THE Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce is backing the Federal Government’s decision to extend JobKeeper payments flowing into 2021. Here’s what it means for you.

Published a story 21st Jul 2020 9:42 AM

A MAN who crashed his car into a Toowoomba motel and caused more than $600,000 in damage has received a jail term for his actions.

Man ‘cannoned’ into Toowoomba motel, caused $600k damage

A MAN who crashed his car into a Toowoomba motel and caused more than $600,000 in damage has received a jail term for his actions.

Published a story 16th Jul 2020 12:36 PM

A COURT has reduced the “manifestly excessive” sentence of a child offender who broke into a department store and stole cars across the Darling Downs.

Judge cuts ‘excessive’ sentence for child burglar, car thief

A COURT has reduced the “manifestly excessive” sentence of a child offender who broke into a department store and stole cars across the Darling Downs.

June 2020

Published a story 26th Jun 2020 2:23 PM

The Chronicle will incorporate stories from the newspapers across the Darling Downs that this week said farewell to their print product.

'Passion and pride': Why regional journalism is so important

The Chronicle will incorporate stories from the newspapers across the Darling Downs that this week said farewell to their print product.

Published a story 18th Jun 2020 11:05 AM

A QUEENSLAND Judge has found a man not guilty in relation to six sexual offences he was accused of, citing doubts he has about the young complainant’s evidence.

Evidence doubts lead to man acquitted of sexual offending

A QUEENSLAND Judge has found a man not guilty in relation to six sexual offences he was accused of, citing doubts he has about the young complainant’s evidence.

Published a story 18th Jun 2020 9:09 AM

THE Oakey PFAS contamination class action has had a $70,000 provisional payment approved for the “heavy toll” the case placed on two applicants.

Court hears Oakey PFAS applicants were 'spat at'

THE Oakey PFAS contamination class action has had a $70,000 provisional payment approved for the “heavy toll” the case placed on two applicants.

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Will is the deputy editor at The Chronicle. He started his career as a cadet journalist at the Dalby Herald, before moving to the South Burnett Times as deputy editor, then editor. He moved to Toowoomba in April 2018.