April 2019

Published a story 23rd Apr 2019 9:35 AM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council's longest-serving CEO will be staying in the role for another three years, after Brian Pidgeon's contract was renewed.

Toowoomba Regional Council extends CEO's contract

THE Toowoomba Regional Council's longest-serving CEO will be staying in the role for another three years, after Brian Pidgeon's contract was renewed.

Published a story 17th Apr 2019 4:46 PM

A MASSIVE intensive horticulture project that would employ up to 500 people west of Toowoomba has received full endorsement from the Toowoomba Regional Council.

Massive horticulture project for 500 jobs approved

A MASSIVE intensive horticulture project that would employ up to 500 people west of Toowoomba has received full endorsement from the Toowoomba Regional Council.

Published a story 17th Apr 2019 9:20 AM

A SET of eight units near the centre of Toowoomba have been approved by the council.

Set of inner-city Toowoomba units approved by council

A SET of eight units near the centre of Toowoomba have been approved by the council.

Published a story 16th Apr 2019 9:47 PM

A MAJOR beef abattoir and processing centre in the Toowoomba region hopes to improve its operation if it can get council approval.

Beef abattoir plans massive operation improvement

A MAJOR beef abattoir and processing centre in the Toowoomba region hopes to improve its operation if it can get council approval.

Published a story 16th Apr 2019 9:38 AM

A PLAN worth $4 million to save the historic Toowoomba Soldier's Memorial Hall in the CBD should be approved by the council today.

Council to vote on $4m upgrade of historic CBD building

A PLAN worth $4 million to save the historic Toowoomba Soldier's Memorial Hall in the CBD should be approved by the council today.

Published a story 15th Apr 2019 10:23 PM

THE council has taken a “first step” towards a more environmentally-friendly operation after councillors approved significant changes to its procurement policy.

Council takes 'first step' to cut plastic bottles, straws

THE council has taken a “first step” towards a more environmentally-friendly operation after councillors approved significant changes to its procurement policy.

Published a story 15th Apr 2019 10:06 PM

A HUGE demand for food hampers and support services has prompted the State Government to spend $3.6 million building a new neighbourhood centre in Wilsonton.

New $3.6m centre coming to Toowoomba neighbourhood

A HUGE demand for food hampers and support services has prompted the State Government to spend $3.6 million building a new neighbourhood centre in Wilsonton.

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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.