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Fri 28 Feb 2020

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Tue 11 Feb 2020

Incredible life story on paper for Toowoomba man

premium_icon Incredible life story on paper for Toowoomba man

NEIL Tracey-Smith has lived an incredible life, from becoming an orphan immigrant at 16 to traversing Australia in multiple careers.

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

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NAMED: A Blackbutt grandmother appeared emotional and shaken during her court appearance on 60 drug charges.

Thu 16 Jan 2020

‘I’m happy, strong and fit’: How woman lost over 20kg

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TRANSFORMATION: How South Burnett woman shed weight while gaining confidence with personal trainer’s help.

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Inland Rail: What deal means for floodplain and landholders

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AN INTERNATIONAL panel will be established to advise on the modelling of potential flood impacts of the Inland Rail project on the Condamine flood plain.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

The huge problem facing Darling Downs Health

premium_icon The huge problem facing Darling Downs Health

There is a major issue facing Darling Downs Health, which operates all the public hospitals in Toowoomba, the South Burnett and Southern Downs

Thu 7 Nov 2019

TRIBUTE: ‘Zorro’s’ partner fondly recalls first interactions

premium_icon TRIBUTE: ‘Zorro’s’ partner fondly recalls first interactions

The tragic passing of ‘Zorro’ has left a hole in the Stanthorpe community. Adrian Zorzi’s partner, Rosy Chapman, has shared a loving tribute.

Thu 24 Oct 2019

IN PHOTOS: 50 of the Granite Belt’s cutest dogs

premium_icon IN PHOTOS: 50 of the Granite Belt’s cutest dogs

Residents love their pooches so much we were inundated with photos of you showing off your furry friends, check out some of the Granite Belt’s cutest dogs!

Wed 16 Oct 2019

Councillor gets standing ovation for powerful speech

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A councillor's inheritance was used to bring new life to a struggling country town.

Thu 10 Oct 2019

Illegal fundraising divides community of Maryvale

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RESIDENT claims social isolation after speaking up on firey support.

Sat 28 Sep 2019

8 interactive maps: Carnival of Flowers competition gardens

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THE Chronicle Garden Competition gardens attract tens of thousands of people. Here are 8 maps to help you navigate your way through the gardens this year.

Wed 25 Sep 2019

How baby possum managed to survive savage bushfire

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EVERYONE knows of Possum Magic, but for one little possum known as Whiskers, it wasn't magic that saved it from a burning inferno, rather it was luck.

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Bucket of poison near home kills family pet, children warned

premium_icon Bucket of poison near home kills family pet, children warned

'Our dog has passed away and kids could have easily walked over to the bucket thinking it was sand and died'

Fri 20 Sep 2019

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Download 10 PDF maps for Carnival of Flowers gardens

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IF you are visiting The Chronicle Garden Competition gardens over the next 10 days, we've made it easy for you to navigate your way around the region.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Rugby League Ipswich: Watch every final from the weekend

Rugby League Ipswich: Watch every final from the weekend

Still got a case of finals fever? Relive Ipswich junior and senior sports streaming action

Sun 15 Sep 2019

INSIDE STORY: Meet the real Machine Gun Preacher

premium_icon INSIDE STORY: Meet the real Machine Gun Preacher

The legend of the Machine Gun Preacher was born the day Sam Childers stood over the dead body of a child and vowed to protect him from the likes of Joseph Kony.

Wed 11 Sep 2019

The moment exhausted, emotional firie took a breath

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"I know you think this photo makes you look vulnerable, but in that moment we both felt this.” This is the emotional, dramatic story behind this viral photo

Generosity fires up for victims

Generosity fires up for victims

From donated goods, GoFundMe accounts, to the offer of a free shampoo and blow dry - Stanthorpe is getting behind those affected by the fires.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

'Support lifts the spirits': Minister Hinchliffe

'Support lifts the spirits': Minister Hinchliffe

Queensland's Local Government Minister has toured fire affected areas of the Granite Belt.

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