August 2020

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 5:04 PM

A MILITARY museum and war veteran employment project slated for Toowoomba has reached its first milestone, after the council endorsed the plan.

Plan for $70m military museum hits major milestone

A MILITARY museum and war veteran employment project slated for Toowoomba has reached its first milestone, after the council endorsed the plan.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 3:32 PM

A COUNCIL park in a growing part of Toowoomba will get a major upgrade, after the councillors endorsed a far-reaching master plan.

Council endorses $2.1m upgrade of major Toowoomba park

A COUNCIL park in a growing part of Toowoomba will get a major upgrade, after the councillors endorsed a far-reaching master plan.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 1:43 PM

THE future of the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has been laid out by the council, which endorsed the tourism event’s five year strategic plan.

Council lays out five-year plan for Carnival of Flowers

THE future of the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers has been laid out by the council, which endorsed the tourism event’s five year strategic plan.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 9:27 AM

AN APPLICATION to change the name of a small section of a rural road has sparked a massive debate among the councillors.

Rural road name change sparks council stoush

AN APPLICATION to change the name of a small section of a rural road has sparked a massive debate among the councillors.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 5:15 PM

TOOWOOMBA councillors have expressed concern at the region’s readiness to respond to bushfire season in the Crows Nest and Hampton areas.

Concerns over council readiness for bushfire season

TOOWOOMBA councillors have expressed concern at the region’s readiness to respond to bushfire season in the Crows Nest and Hampton areas.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 4:53 PM

THE council’s planning department says it expects to see developers pushing through new housing stages to keep up with demand for lots.

Council waits on surge in development due to grant

THE council’s planning department says it expects to see developers pushing through new housing stages to keep up with demand for lots.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 4:41 PM

WHEN Lizzie Adams lost her son Jaydon in a horrific traffic crash seven years ago, it sent shockwaves through her family.

Jaydon’s memory lives on with new foundation

WHEN Lizzie Adams lost her son Jaydon in a horrific traffic crash seven years ago, it sent shockwaves through her family.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 2:28 PM

THE council has voted to spend more than $110,000 over the next 40 years to fix issues in one of the city’s water pressure zones.

Council lays out $115k plan to fix city water pressure

THE council has voted to spend more than $110,000 over the next 40 years to fix issues in one of the city’s water pressure zones.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 9:00 AM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has a jam-packed agenda for the next two days of committee meetings, to be held at the Annex behind City Hall.

What Toowoomba Regional Council will vote on this week

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has a jam-packed agenda for the next two days of committee meetings, to be held at the Annex behind City Hall.

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 5:04 PM

JIM Beh learnt to drive in a 1966 HR Holden that was sold locally in Toowoomba, and since then he’s never bought another type of car.

Toowoomba Holden lovers mourn loss of Australian icon

JIM Beh learnt to drive in a 1966 HR Holden that was sold locally in Toowoomba, and since then he’s never bought another type of car.

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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.