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January 2018

Published a story 19th Jan 2018 2:45 PM

GRAHAM Barron doesn't call the Toowoomba Hospice a palliative care centre.

It's home, not just care centre

GRAHAM Barron doesn't call the Toowoomba Hospice a palliative care centre.

Published a story 19th Jan 2018 2:41 PM

A SENSE of community ownership permeates the Toowoomba Hospice, and with good reason.

Toowoomba Hospice worth being proud of

A SENSE of community ownership permeates the Toowoomba Hospice, and with good reason.

Published a story 19th Jan 2018 2:37 PM

KERRAD Harland is blunt when he admits he didn't know much about the Toowoomba Hospice before he needed it for his father, Ron.

How Kerrad became a supporter of Toowoomba hospice

KERRAD Harland is blunt when he admits he didn't know much about the Toowoomba Hospice before he needed it for his father, Ron.

Published a story 17th Jan 2018 3:01 PM

THE 491 missions flown by Toowoomba's LifeFlight crews cost a staggering $6.1 million in what proved to be a record year for the RACQ service across Queensland.

Toowoomba LifeFlight's record $6.1 million year

THE 491 missions flown by Toowoomba's LifeFlight crews cost a staggering $6.1 million in what proved to be a record year for the RACQ service across Queensland.

Published a story 16th Jan 2018 3:44 PM

POLICE say a Facebook post about Sundanese gangs ripping off roofs from homes in Toowoomba was fake. The post was shared more than 600 times.

No evidence to support Sudanese gangs claim

POLICE say a Facebook post about Sundanese gangs ripping off roofs from homes in Toowoomba was fake. The post was shared more than 600 times.

Published a story 15th Jan 2018 3:56 PM

AT JUST five-years-old, Elijah-James Morris saved up $500 and bought himself two poddy calves from the Toowoomba saleyards.

Shoddy thieves take young farmer's poddy calves

AT JUST five-years-old, Elijah-James Morris saved up $500 and bought himself two poddy calves from the Toowoomba saleyards.

Published a story 15th Jan 2018 1:25 PM

POLICE have hit out at social media reports of a “gang of Sudanese” committing crimes in Westbrook when nothing has been reported to authorities.

Police rubbish 'Sudanese gang' reports in Westbrook

POLICE have hit out at social media reports of a “gang of Sudanese” committing crimes in Westbrook when nothing has been reported to authorities.

Published a story 15th Jan 2018 9:03 AM

A FIERCE fire has destroyed two sheds and damaged farming equipment on a rural property north-west of Toowoomba early this morning.

Two sheds, farm machinery destroyed in fierce fire

A FIERCE fire has destroyed two sheds and damaged farming equipment on a rural property north-west of Toowoomba early this morning.

Published a story 14th Jan 2018 6:06 PM

A HARLAXTON man charged with stabbing a woman in an alleged domestic violence incident in East Toowoomba will appear in court today.

Toowoomba stabbing accused to face court today

A HARLAXTON man charged with stabbing a woman in an alleged domestic violence incident in East Toowoomba will appear in court today.

Published a story 14th Jan 2018 6:00 PM

RESIDENTS in Miles are likely to learn today whether the boil water alert issued last week will be lifted.

Miles residents await results of water testing

RESIDENTS in Miles are likely to learn today whether the boil water alert issued last week will be lifted.

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Tara started with APN in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After two-and-a-half years working on APN papers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in February 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly.