February 2019

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 4:44 PM

THE organisers behind a Toowoomba employment program for those facing homelessness and challenges have been shocked by the amount of applications.

Second Shot operators shocked by number of applications

THE organisers behind a Toowoomba employment program for those facing homelessness and challenges have been shocked by the amount of applications.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 4:40 PM

THE full reality of living homeless in Toowoomba hit Daniel Thompson when he was robbed while he slept outside his car.

SPECIAL REPORT: Homeless crisis arising on Toowoomba streets

THE full reality of living homeless in Toowoomba hit Daniel Thompson when he was robbed while he slept outside his car.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 12:06 PM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has granted a famous senior rugby league club a waiver of its general rates, but debate was sparked over the use of water.

TRC grants league club rates reprieve but debate on water

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has granted a famous senior rugby league club a waiver of its general rates, but debate was sparked over the use of water.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 4:41 PM

A TOOWOOMBA councillor has called on the TRC to find consistency when giving infrastructure charges waivers to projects by not-for-profit organisations.

Councillor calls for 'clarity' on not-for-profit waivers

A TOOWOOMBA councillor has called on the TRC to find consistency when giving infrastructure charges waivers to projects by not-for-profit organisations.

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 8:48 AM

TOOWOOMBA Salvation Army Captain Dale Murray will take on a massive international challenge when he runs the London Marathon later this year.

Toowoomba Salvos captain to run famous London Marathon

TOOWOOMBA Salvation Army Captain Dale Murray will take on a massive international challenge when he runs the London Marathon later this year.

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 10:26 PM

A TOOWOOMBA private school has failed to secure a partial waiver of its $50,000 infrastructure charges notice from the council for extensions to its campus.

Council upholds private school's $50k charges bill

A TOOWOOMBA private school has failed to secure a partial waiver of its $50,000 infrastructure charges notice from the council for extensions to its campus.

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 4:38 PM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council will start smoke testing the city’s sewerage network in a bid to find damaged sewer components and illegal connections.

Council set to start smoke-testing city's sewer lines

THE Toowoomba Regional Council will start smoke testing the city’s sewerage network in a bid to find damaged sewer components and illegal connections.

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 3:54 PM

DEPUTY Mayor Carol Taylor believes the Toowoomba Regional Council winning an international project management award has put the city and region on the map.

Deputy Mayor hails council after international award win

DEPUTY Mayor Carol Taylor believes the Toowoomba Regional Council winning an international project management award has put the city and region on the map.

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 9:20 AM

AN "ART deco" property in the Toowoomba CBD that houses a popular cafe and dance studio has hit the market.

CBD property housing cafe, dance studio for sale

AN "ART deco" property in the Toowoomba CBD that houses a popular cafe and dance studio has hit the market.

Published a story 11th Feb 2019 4:20 PM

SIEANNA Boland is an indigenous trans woman, who has battled mental illness, homelessness and disability. But all of that has been swept away.

How Sieanna's life changed in three weeks

SIEANNA Boland is an indigenous trans woman, who has battled mental illness, homelessness and disability. But all of that has been swept away.

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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.