May 2019

Published a story 17th May 2019 5:26 PM

MARY Holman has seen 23 prime ministers and 35 federal elections in her lifetime, and she’s got some religious wisdom for both Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten.

92-year-old's advice ahead of federal election

MARY Holman has seen 23 prime ministers and 35 federal elections in her lifetime, and she’s got some religious wisdom for both Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten.

Published a story 17th May 2019 5:15 PM

THE manager of a recently-opened Toowoomba op-shop, that raised money to help abandoned animals, has been left shocked after a burglar broke in.

RSPCA slams burglary of items from Toowoomba op-shop

THE manager of a recently-opened Toowoomba op-shop, that raised money to help abandoned animals, has been left shocked after a burglar broke in.

Published a story 17th May 2019 4:58 PM

TOOWOOMBA’S Labor and union leaders have mourned the passing of “visionary” Prime Minster Bob Hawke.

Toowoomba remembers 'visionary' prime minister Bob Hawke

TOOWOOMBA’S Labor and union leaders have mourned the passing of “visionary” Prime Minster Bob Hawke.

Published a story 17th May 2019 3:02 PM

POLICE have called on the public to help find a man who burgled a newly-opened Toowoomba op shop in the early hours of this morning.

Police slam 'low act' as Toowoomba op-shop burgled

POLICE have called on the public to help find a man who burgled a newly-opened Toowoomba op shop in the early hours of this morning.

Published a story 17th May 2019 1:12 PM

THE first step has been taken towards the construction of Toowoomba's newest Coles supermarket in the western suburbs.

First step towards construction of new Toowoomba Coles

THE first step has been taken towards the construction of Toowoomba's newest Coles supermarket in the western suburbs.

Published a story 16th May 2019 4:26 PM

RHONDA Miles faces the real prospect of watching her 19-year-old son Lachlan go into a nursing home, all because the NDIS won’t fund the care he needs.

Family faces NDIS legal fight to save teen from nursing home

RHONDA Miles faces the real prospect of watching her 19-year-old son Lachlan go into a nursing home, all because the NDIS won’t fund the care he needs.

Published a story 16th May 2019 4:13 PM

GROOM MP John McVeigh says he sympathises with the Miles family’s fight against the National Disability Insurance Scheme to get care for their son Lachlan.

McVeigh sympathises with Miles family, backs legal process

GROOM MP John McVeigh says he sympathises with the Miles family’s fight against the National Disability Insurance Scheme to get care for their son Lachlan.

Published a story 16th May 2019 4:02 PM

QUEENSLAND’S Health Minister has urged the National Disability Insurance Agency to cover the cost of a registered nurse for Toowoomba boy Lachlan Miles.

State Health Minister urges NDIA to fund Lachlan's care

QUEENSLAND’S Health Minister has urged the National Disability Insurance Agency to cover the cost of a registered nurse for Toowoomba boy Lachlan Miles.

Published a story 16th May 2019 3:52 PM

CARING for and rescuing Lachlan, with only partial access to a registered nurse, has taken an emotional and physical toll on Rhonda Miles and her husband Greg.

'It breaks my heart': Toll of Lachlan's care revealed

CARING for and rescuing Lachlan, with only partial access to a registered nurse, has taken an emotional and physical toll on Rhonda Miles and her husband Greg.

Published a story 16th May 2019 11:59 AM

IT'S BEEN another busy week of meetings, decisions and deliberations for the Toowoomba Regional Council this week.

5 Things we learnt from council in Toowoomba this week

IT'S BEEN another busy week of meetings, decisions and deliberations for the Toowoomba Regional Council this week.

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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.