August 2019

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.

Published a story 20th Aug 2019 4:03 PM

THE council could introduce permit-style parking in the CBD in a bid to solve a long-standing issue that has plagued customers and business owners.

Council to investigate 'permit parking' in Toowoomba CBD

THE council could introduce permit-style parking in the CBD in a bid to solve a long-standing issue that has plagued customers and business owners.

Published a story 20th Aug 2019 8:36 AM

WAGNER Corporation has requested to changes to the premises of one of the tenants at its burgeoning Wellcamp Business Park.

Wagner Corp proposes changes to business park tenant

WAGNER Corporation has requested to changes to the premises of one of the tenants at its burgeoning Wellcamp Business Park.

Published a story 19th Aug 2019 10:34 AM

THE property housing a major Australian bank's regional branch west of Toowoomba will go up for auction next month.

FOR SALE: Regional bank branch heading to auction

THE property housing a major Australian bank's regional branch west of Toowoomba will go up for auction next month.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 8:17 PM

TOOWOOMBA'S domestic violence service has been left "humbled" after a Lockyer Valley man donated his estate to the organisation to continue to help victims.

Man donates estate to Toowoomba DV service

TOOWOOMBA'S domestic violence service has been left "humbled" after a Lockyer Valley man donated his estate to the organisation to continue to help victims.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 8:14 PM

THE organisers behind the annual Hands for the Homeless charity gig have been blown away by the weight of donations from the event.

Charity gig raises cash, donations for homeless

THE organisers behind the annual Hands for the Homeless charity gig have been blown away by the weight of donations from the event.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 8:09 PM

PASSENGER rail and a water pipeline should be essential elements of the upcoming tunnel through the Toowoomba range as part of the Inland Rail.

Passenger rail, pipeline must be part of Inland Rail: TRC

PASSENGER rail and a water pipeline should be essential elements of the upcoming tunnel through the Toowoomba range as part of the Inland Rail.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 6:50 PM

THE P and C of one of Toowoomba's largest high schools is championing an innovative plan to help struggling families afford uniforms for their children.

Toowoomba school wants to 'pay-it-forward' with uniforms

THE P and C of one of Toowoomba's largest high schools is championing an innovative plan to help struggling families afford uniforms for their children.

Published a story 15th Aug 2019 11:36 AM

IT WAS another bumper week of committee meetings for the Toowoomba Regional Council, who sorted out pet inspection programs and approved new master plans.

10 things we learnt from council in Toowoomba this week

IT WAS another bumper week of committee meetings for the Toowoomba Regional Council, who sorted out pet inspection programs and approved new master plans.

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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.