August 2019

Published a story 23rd Aug 2019 4:55 PM

RUGBY league royalty was in Toowoomba this week as Cameron Smith and Johnathan Thurston landed in the Garden City to raise cash to support sick kids.

Rugby league legends drop in to raise cash for foundation

RUGBY league royalty was in Toowoomba this week as Cameron Smith and Johnathan Thurston landed in the Garden City to raise cash to support sick kids.

Published a story 23rd Aug 2019 10:11 AM

THE upcoming redevelopment of one of the Toowoomba CBD's most beloved retail stores will be a flagship project for a burgeoning section of the city.

Work starts on 'cornerstone' CBD redevelopment project

THE upcoming redevelopment of one of the Toowoomba CBD's most beloved retail stores will be a flagship project for a burgeoning section of the city.

Published a story 22nd Aug 2019 3:47 PM

A SENIOR council planner has been referred to the Crime and Corruption Commission over allegations she circumvented the planning scheme to renovate her house.

Senior council employee referred to CCC over house extension

A SENIOR council planner has been referred to the Crime and Corruption Commission over allegations she circumvented the planning scheme to renovate her house.

Published a story 22nd Aug 2019 3:39 PM

A TOOWOOMBA organisation’s ability to find meaningful work for two men with disabilities and mental health issues has earned it a national award.

Toowoomba organisation wins award for transforming lives

A TOOWOOMBA organisation’s ability to find meaningful work for two men with disabilities and mental health issues has earned it a national award.

Published a story 22nd Aug 2019 3:28 PM

OFFERS for voluntary redundancies are already being weighed up by workers at the New Acland Coal Mine, as the site faces massive lay-offs.

Acland workers offered redundancies as deadline approaches

OFFERS for voluntary redundancies are already being weighed up by workers at the New Acland Coal Mine, as the site faces massive lay-offs.

Published a story 22nd Aug 2019 9:50 AM

THEY say a week is a long time in politics, and judging by the amount of news coming out of the Toowoomba Regional Council, there's merit to that saying.

10 things we learnt from council in Toowoomba this week

THEY say a week is a long time in politics, and judging by the amount of news coming out of the Toowoomba Regional Council, there's merit to that saying.

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 9:57 PM

AN ONGOING pricing dispute with construction giant Boral was a major contributor to a drop in profits in 2018/19 for Toowoomba company Wagners.

Wagners reports $10m drop in profits after price dispute

AN ONGOING pricing dispute with construction giant Boral was a major contributor to a drop in profits in 2018/19 for Toowoomba company Wagners.

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 4:40 PM

THE massive proposal to build a 1500-lot subdivision southwest of Toowoomba has been cut down to size by the council.

Council cuts down 1500-lot subdivision with approval

THE massive proposal to build a 1500-lot subdivision southwest of Toowoomba has been cut down to size by the council.

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 10:01 AM

THE fate of a massive proposal to seal 1500 lots southwest of Toowoomba hinges on a decision by the council later today.

Council to vote on 1500-lot subdivision for southwest

THE fate of a massive proposal to seal 1500 lots southwest of Toowoomba hinges on a decision by the council later today.

Published a story 20th Aug 2019 8:56 PM

TAIWAN or Texas could be the place of Toowoomba’s next sister city deal, after the council opened the door to expand its international relationships.

Taiwan or Texas: Council weighs up next sister city deal

TAIWAN or Texas could be the place of Toowoomba’s next sister city deal, after the council opened the door to expand its international relationships.

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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.