August 2019

Published a story 18th Aug 2019 3:16 PM

THE death of a former Australian Army military police officer in a bus fire at Atkinsons Dam in 2016 will be examined by the Queensland Coroner in an inquest.

Suspicious bus death to be examined in inquest

THE death of a former Australian Army military police officer in a bus fire at Atkinsons Dam in 2016 will be examined by the Queensland Coroner in an inquest.

Published a story 18th Aug 2019 1:18 PM

The body of a former Australian Army military police officer was found inside the burn-out shell of a bus in a caravan park three years ago.

Bus fire death will be under spotlight

The body of a former Australian Army military police officer was found inside the burn-out shell of a bus in a caravan park three years ago.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 9:00 AM

TWO motorbike riders have been taken to hospital with injuries after two separate crashes this morning.

Two motorbike riders in hospital after morning collisions

TWO motorbike riders have been taken to hospital with injuries after two separate crashes this morning.

Published a story 14th Aug 2019 2:53 PM

THE exemplary conduct Sergeant Jeremy Sheldrick has shown over his 29 years in the Queensland Police Service has been recognised.

Officer humbled with exemplary conduct medal

THE exemplary conduct Sergeant Jeremy Sheldrick has shown over his 29 years in the Queensland Police Service has been recognised.

Published a story 14th Aug 2019 7:50 AM

A MAN who chased a woman driver at speed through suburban streets has been charged.

Man charged for ramming woman's vehicle 'at speed'

A MAN who chased a woman driver at speed through suburban streets has been charged.

Published a story 13th Aug 2019 3:46 PM

A DISTURBING number of serious workplace incidents across the region have prompted safety advocates to push for better training and preparation for workers.

RURAL DANGER: Disturbing number of worksite incidents

A DISTURBING number of serious workplace incidents across the region have prompted safety advocates to push for better training and preparation for workers.

Published a story 13th Aug 2019 8:01 AM

UPDATE: A man who suffered serious leg injuries when he got trapped in a potato harvester remains in hospital.

Farm worker in hospital after leg trapped in harvester

UPDATE: A man who suffered serious leg injuries when he got trapped in a potato harvester remains in hospital.

Published a story 11th Aug 2019 7:04 PM

STANTHORPE Quality Meats butcher Corey Tonkin will go on to contest the national titles after winning gold at the WorldSkills Australia Regional Competitions.

Best butchers 'meat' to test skills at regional comp

STANTHORPE Quality Meats butcher Corey Tonkin will go on to contest the national titles after winning gold at the WorldSkills Australia Regional Competitions.

Published a story 11th Aug 2019 4:06 PM

THE colours and warmth of the Nepalese people was celebrated at this year's Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival at Queens Park.

PICS: City celebrates language and culture at festival

THE colours and warmth of the Nepalese people was celebrated at this year's Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival at Queens Park.

Published a story 11th Aug 2019 3:27 PM

A SECURITY guard suffered a black eye when he was punched by two men breaking up a fight at a licensed venue at the weekend.

Security guard suffers black eye after pub fight

A SECURITY guard suffered a black eye when he was punched by two men breaking up a fight at a licensed venue at the weekend.

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Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.