October 2019

Published a story 14th Oct 2019 3:10 PM

A DEADLY single-vehicle rollover which claimed the life of young Southbrook man Justin Moore occurred at night, investigators have found.

Southbrook teen’s last movements before fatal crash

A DEADLY single-vehicle rollover which claimed the life of young Southbrook man Justin Moore occurred at night, investigators have found.

Published a story 14th Oct 2019 8:22 AM

UPDATE: A Harristown man owes his life to the firefighting crew which ran through his smoke-filled cottage and pulled him, unconscious, out of danger.

Man in stable condition after rescued from house fire

UPDATE: A Harristown man owes his life to the firefighting crew which ran through his smoke-filled cottage and pulled him, unconscious, out of danger.

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 2:50 PM

Three Darling Downs paramedics assaulted on the job by agitated patients are just a few of the victims across the state each year.

REVEALED: Staggering number of paramedic attacks each year

Three Darling Downs paramedics assaulted on the job by agitated patients are just a few of the victims across the state each year.

Published a story 10th Oct 2019 3:20 PM

TOOWOOMBA paused to honour the bravery and sacrifice of 53 firefighters who died on the job, and reflect on the efforts of those men and women who protect our communities daily.

Firefighters pause to remember their fallen

TOOWOOMBA paused to honour the bravery and sacrifice of 53 firefighters who died on the job, and reflect on the efforts of those men and women who protect our communities daily.

Published a story 10th Oct 2019 7:41 AM

DETECTIVES are searching for a man who robbed an East Toowoomba pharmacy at knife-point yesterday.

Armed robber flees East Toowoomba pharmacy with drugs

DETECTIVES are searching for a man who robbed an East Toowoomba pharmacy at knife-point yesterday.

Published a story 9th Oct 2019 5:45 PM

As Kheri Hassan watched an inferno destroy his home and everything inside, his thoughts were only of his wife and five children.

Toowoomba inferno triggers memories of ISIS war

As Kheri Hassan watched an inferno destroy his home and everything inside, his thoughts were only of his wife and five children.

Published a story 9th Oct 2019 2:06 PM

OFFERS of support and donations have flooded in for two East Toowoomba families who now have to begin rebuilding their lives after a devastating fire.

City opens its heart for Toowoomba families who lost it all

OFFERS of support and donations have flooded in for two East Toowoomba families who now have to begin rebuilding their lives after a devastating fire.

Published a story 9th Oct 2019 1:25 PM

HIGHFIELDS advanced care paramedic Winston Lobegeier was attacked by a man he was trying to help after a motorbike crash.

Paramedic undergoes surgery after sickening attack

HIGHFIELDS advanced care paramedic Winston Lobegeier was attacked by a man he was trying to help after a motorbike crash.

Published a story 9th Oct 2019 9:40 AM

FIREFIGHTERS have spent the night monitoring bushfires north of Dalby and east of Warwick with a stay informed message in place for residents in those areas.

Bushfire smoke to impact towns on Western Downs

FIREFIGHTERS have spent the night monitoring bushfires north of Dalby and east of Warwick with a stay informed message in place for residents in those areas.

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Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.