THE QCWA has been doing its part to help its colleagues during a difficult bushfire season and intense drought conditions.
A DOZEN hospitals, regional service centres and aged care homes in southwest Queensland will be upgraded this year, after tenders were sent out.
THE growth in people turning houses into short-stay "Airbnb-style" accommodation options in the Toowoomba region continued last year, according to new data.
THE Toowoomba Regional Council will give tens of thousands in unspent community grants funding to boost the prize money of a major professional golf tournament.
THE latest candidate to join the council election race has promised to fight for better water security, fast rail and sporting infrastructure if elected.
A TOOWOOMBA small business owner plans to advocate for the needs of migrants and resettled refugees if elected to the council.
UNIT development constructions across the Toowoomba region dropped severely towards the end of last year, hitting their lowest trending levels since 2012.
A DIRT road just outside Toowoomba will be upgraded for about $550,000 after the amount of traffic along it jumped by roughly 680 per cent.
THE group opposed to the Defence Housing Australia development has organised an information session to discuss the threat of bushfires on the escarpment.
THE Toowoomba region’s water catchment area enjoyed some decent rainfall over the weekend, but it wasn’t enough to boost dam levels significantly.
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.