January 2020

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 9:53 AM

ARE you looking for your next family home? Want something a little different? Here are three homes from around Toowoomba you should check out.

GALLERY: Incredible Toowoomba homes hit the market

ARE you looking for your next family home? Want something a little different? Here are three homes from around Toowoomba you should check out.

Published a story 19th Jan 2020 5:47 PM

ON SATURDAY morning in the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Toowoomba’s Roger Taylor passed peacefully to the sounds of Neil Diamond and Slim Dusty.

Snake bite: Deputy pays tribute to ‘kind, generous’ husband

ON SATURDAY morning in the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Toowoomba’s Roger Taylor passed peacefully to the sounds of Neil Diamond and Slim Dusty.

Published a story 19th Jan 2020 5:05 PM

THERE was barely a dry eye at Chalk Drive Skate Park on Sunday as dozens of coloured balloons floated off into the sky in memory of Mac Allen.

Toowoomba’s community honours ‘very loved’ Mac Allen

THERE was barely a dry eye at Chalk Drive Skate Park on Sunday as dozens of coloured balloons floated off into the sky in memory of Mac Allen.

Published a story 19th Jan 2020 4:06 PM

HUNDREDS passed through Volcanic Brewing on Friday and Saturday, drinking more than $1600 worth of beer to be donated to bushfire relief.

Toowoomba brewery serves up $1600 for bushfire relief

HUNDREDS passed through Volcanic Brewing on Friday and Saturday, drinking more than $1600 worth of beer to be donated to bushfire relief.

Published a story 19th Jan 2020 2:56 PM

IT WAS a link to Toowoomba’s indigenous past – but sadly for the old scrub bottle tree on South St at Centenary Heights, time won out in the end.

Toowoomba residents mourn loss of ancient bottle tree

IT WAS a link to Toowoomba’s indigenous past – but sadly for the old scrub bottle tree on South St at Centenary Heights, time won out in the end.

Published a story 19th Jan 2020 2:43 PM

THE owner of a little timber cottage on Esk St in Crows Nest is hoping a new owner will be able to preserve its intriguing history.

New bid to preserve historical Toowoomba region cottage

THE owner of a little timber cottage on Esk St in Crows Nest is hoping a new owner will be able to preserve its intriguing history.

Published a story 19th Jan 2020 2:25 PM

YOU would have been forgiven for thinking it was a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away at the Toowoomba City Library on Saturday.

Star Wars fans defy rain for event at Toowoomba Library

YOU would have been forgiven for thinking it was a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away at the Toowoomba City Library on Saturday.

Published a story 18th Jan 2020 6:34 PM

THE Gore Highway was cut by flash flooding in between Pittsworth and Brookstead last night.

Motorists advised to proceed with caution after flash flood

THE Gore Highway was cut by flash flooding in between Pittsworth and Brookstead last night.

Published a story 18th Jan 2020 10:27 AM

A MOTORIST has had a costly reminder that if it's flooded - forget it.

Emergency services called after car stuck in floodwaters

A MOTORIST has had a costly reminder that if it's flooded - forget it.

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 2:13 PM

A TOOWOOMBA office worker was lucky to escape with his life after an incident in the New Zealand wilderness over the Christmas break.

Hiker avoids lynching after goon sack mishap

A TOOWOOMBA office worker was lucky to escape with his life after an incident in the New Zealand wilderness over the Christmas break.

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Matthew is a journalist with The Chronicle. He joined the team in September 2017, after spending two years as the editor of the Chinchilla News and Murilla Advertiser. He started his career as a cadet at the Whitsunday Coast Guardian in Proserpine in 2014.