July 2019

Published a story 19th Jul 2019 9:45 AM

IT WAS a busy and controversial week for the Toowoomba Regional Council, which dealt with committee and special meetings.

6 things we learnt from council in Toowoomba this week

IT WAS a busy and controversial week for the Toowoomba Regional Council, which dealt with committee and special meetings.

Published a story 18th Jul 2019 8:54 PM

TOOWOOMBA is a leading Queensland city in the integration and welcoming of refugees and migrants, according to a key organisation.

Toowoomba, region leads way on refugee re-settlement

TOOWOOMBA is a leading Queensland city in the integration and welcoming of refugees and migrants, according to a key organisation.

Published a story 18th Jul 2019 8:21 PM

WHEN Scott Anderson found an old remote-controlled plane in his parents' house three years ago, he didn't realise it would turn into a passion for him.

Toowoomba student has head in clouds with competition win

WHEN Scott Anderson found an old remote-controlled plane in his parents' house three years ago, he didn't realise it would turn into a passion for him.

Published a story 18th Jul 2019 8:16 PM

PATIENTS with diabetes in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs are having limbs amputated at a rate of one every week, according to the region’s leading health body.

Why residents are having a limb amputated a week

PATIENTS with diabetes in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs are having limbs amputated at a rate of one every week, according to the region’s leading health body.

Published a story 18th Jul 2019 7:52 PM

DESPITE conquering Europe’s pastry and chocolate industry with his flair and creativity, Ryan Stevenson hasn’t lost his best Australian qualities.

Toowoomba-born pastry master returning to Australia

DESPITE conquering Europe’s pastry and chocolate industry with his flair and creativity, Ryan Stevenson hasn’t lost his best Australian qualities.

Published a story 18th Jul 2019 9:54 AM

LOOKING for a change of career or new work environment? The Toowoomba Regional Council has a litany of job vacancies that need to be filled.

NOW HIRING: Council starts drive for new staff, workers

LOOKING for a change of career or new work environment? The Toowoomba Regional Council has a litany of job vacancies that need to be filled.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 8:59 PM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council will urge Queensland’s local government body to lobby the State Government on changing legislation around infrastructure charges.

Council to push for legislation changes after Wagner case

THE Toowoomba Regional Council will urge Queensland’s local government body to lobby the State Government on changing legislation around infrastructure charges.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 4:49 PM

A CONTROVERSIAL feedlot proposal south of Toowoomba has been sensationally rejected by the council over concerns about its impact on neighbouring properties.

Controversial feedlot rejected by Toowoomba councillors

A CONTROVERSIAL feedlot proposal south of Toowoomba has been sensationally rejected by the council over concerns about its impact on neighbouring properties.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 8:50 AM

RESIDENTS in the Toowoomba region now know when they'll get a day off work to visit the Heritage Bank Toowoomba Royal Show next year.

Council reveals new Toowoomba Show holiday dates for 2020

RESIDENTS in the Toowoomba region now know when they'll get a day off work to visit the Heritage Bank Toowoomba Royal Show next year.

Published a story 16th Jul 2019 7:20 PM

BUSINESS owners have praised a council plan to further cut parking periods in the Toowoomba CBD to free up space for customers.

One-hour park trial praised by Toowoomba CBD businesses

BUSINESS owners have praised a council plan to further cut parking periods in the Toowoomba CBD to free up space for customers.

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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.