December 2020

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 4:38 PM

Toowoomba’s political and business leaders have given a mixed reception to the latest state budget, with Mayor Paul Antonio leading concerns about funding for water projects.

How Toowoomba’s leaders reacted to latest state budget

Toowoomba’s political and business leaders have given a mixed reception to the latest state budget, with Mayor Paul Antonio leading concerns about funding for water projects.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 1:56 PM

After the success of the inaugural camp, the Toowoomba Regional Youth Orchestra is leaning into the world of superheroes for its upcoming event at the Empire Theatre.

‘Superhero’ youth music camp to light up Empire Theatre

After the success of the inaugural camp, the Toowoomba Regional Youth Orchestra is leaning into the world of superheroes for its upcoming event at the Empire Theatre.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 9:15 AM

The Toowoomba Regional Council and five other local governments have launched a new alliance to push for better water security outcomes from higher levels of government.

New council water alliance ‘should’ve been done years ago’

The Toowoomba Regional Council and five other local governments have launched a new alliance to push for better water security outcomes from higher levels of government.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 5:24 PM

It’s been more than two years since construction started on the redevelopment of a Toowoomba CBD icon. Here’s a look inside the work that’s being done. SEE THE PICS HERE:

Pictures: Inside the $11m redevelopment of CBD landmark

It’s been more than two years since construction started on the redevelopment of a Toowoomba CBD icon. Here’s a look inside the work that’s being done. SEE THE PICS HERE:

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 5:17 PM

Mayor Paul Antonio has urged interstate residents to consider a southern Queensland holiday this Christmas, as the remaining state border restrictions were lifted today.

Mayor backs regional tourism as border closures lift

Mayor Paul Antonio has urged interstate residents to consider a southern Queensland holiday this Christmas, as the remaining state border restrictions were lifted today.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 5:17 PM

Mayor Paul Antonio has urged interstate residents to consider a southern Queensland holiday this Christmas, as the remaining state border restrictions were lifted today.

Mayor backs regional tourism as border closures lift

Mayor Paul Antonio has urged interstate residents to consider a southern Queensland holiday this Christmas, as the remaining state border restrictions were lifted today.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 3:11 PM

Work will begin on a park upgrade that has been included in the Toowoomba Regional Council’s capital stimulus program to combat the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Project in council’s $50m stimulus program starts work

Work will begin on a park upgrade that has been included in the Toowoomba Regional Council’s capital stimulus program to combat the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 10:22 AM

Residents who missed the fun and excitement of the Toowoomba Show and the Ekka this year thanks to COVID-19 will be able to experience it at Queens Park from this weekend.

‘Slice of the Ekka’ coming to Toowoomba this week

Residents who missed the fun and excitement of the Toowoomba Show and the Ekka this year thanks to COVID-19 will be able to experience it at Queens Park from this weekend.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 8:20 AM

The owner of a quarry that was approved for an expansion by the Toowoomba Regional Council has requested the TRC help pay for the cost of a mandatory road upgrade.

Quarry owner wants council to help pay for road upgrade

The owner of a quarry that was approved for an expansion by the Toowoomba Regional Council has requested the TRC help pay for the cost of a mandatory road upgrade.

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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.