September 2018

Published a story 22nd Sep 2018 8:39 AM

A WOMAN on a morning walk has been taken to hospital after she was hit by a car in the Lockyer Valley.

Woman, 52, in hospital after hit by car in Lockyer Valley

A WOMAN on a morning walk has been taken to hospital after she was hit by a car in the Lockyer Valley.

Published a story 21st Sep 2018 5:05 PM

WHEN a contingent of South Korean journalists touched down in Queensland about this time last year, Toowoomba formed a large part of the itinerary.

Korean journalists take in Toowoomba's premier event

WHEN a contingent of South Korean journalists touched down in Queensland about this time last year, Toowoomba formed a large part of the itinerary.

Published a story 21st Sep 2018 4:59 PM

TERESA O'Donnell and Tysha Gillies are among an increasing number of early visitors delivering a boost to the city's economy for theyear's biggest event.

Carnival of Flowers visitors staying longer a win for city

TERESA O'Donnell and Tysha Gillies are among an increasing number of early visitors delivering a boost to the city's economy for theyear's biggest event.

Published a story 21st Sep 2018 4:34 PM

SEVEN positive road-side drug tests from 32 motorists tested in two hours is a statistic that’s too high and endangers lives on roads.

Police launch school holidays road safety blitz

SEVEN positive road-side drug tests from 32 motorists tested in two hours is a statistic that’s too high and endangers lives on roads.

Published a story 21st Sep 2018 9:33 AM

THREE people were taken to hospital after two cars collided with the same cow on a remote highway early this morning.

Cow hit by car bounces into second vehicle on remote highway

THREE people were taken to hospital after two cars collided with the same cow on a remote highway early this morning.

Published a story 20th Sep 2018 5:20 PM

THE final touches are being put on Toowoomba's favourite foodie event which will welcome more than 24,000 people over the next three days.

IT'S HERE! Food and wine takes over Queens Park

THE final touches are being put on Toowoomba's favourite foodie event which will welcome more than 24,000 people over the next three days.

Published a story 20th Sep 2018 5:15 PM

JIM Fogarty has worked on some of the world's largest gardens and has travelled the globe gaining experience in landscape works.

Own backyard inspiring for landscaping legend

JIM Fogarty has worked on some of the world's largest gardens and has travelled the globe gaining experience in landscape works.

Published a story 20th Sep 2018 5:11 PM

AGFORCE general president Grant Maudsley is urging primary producers to take extra care tying down hay on trucks after he narrowly escaped serious injury.

AgForce boss urges checks after hay bale falls on 4WD

AGFORCE general president Grant Maudsley is urging primary producers to take extra care tying down hay on trucks after he narrowly escaped serious injury.

Published a story 20th Sep 2018 5:07 PM

HOTELS across the city are reporting no vacancies as visitors flock to Toowoomba for the year's biggest event.

FULL UP: Toowoomba hotels bursting at the seams

HOTELS across the city are reporting no vacancies as visitors flock to Toowoomba for the year's biggest event.

Published a story 20th Sep 2018 4:17 PM

WHAT'S a Toowoomba brewery to do during the country's best festival but pour a floral ale to celebrate the city's biggest event.

Toowoomba's floral brew a Carnival quencher

WHAT'S a Toowoomba brewery to do during the country's best festival but pour a floral ale to celebrate the city's biggest event.

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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.