December 2018

Published a story 10th Dec 2018 2:20 PM

TAXPAYERS will be slugged with the damage bill after two children trashed a Toowoomba school at the weekend.

Boy, 10, girl, 13, trash Toowoomba school - twice

TAXPAYERS will be slugged with the damage bill after two children trashed a Toowoomba school at the weekend.

Published a story 8th Dec 2018 9:08 AM

FART jokes, shaving mishaps, health scares and travel accidents probably weren't what the boss had in mind when Peter Hardwick was tasked with writing a column.

Toowoomba's oldest teenagers

FART jokes, shaving mishaps, health scares and travel accidents probably weren't what the boss had in mind when Peter Hardwick was tasked with writing a column.

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 1:38 PM

COMPLACENT home-owners are being targeted by opportunistic thieves stealing car keys and other items in a worrying trend across Toowoomba.

Simple step to stop thieves targeting your property

COMPLACENT home-owners are being targeted by opportunistic thieves stealing car keys and other items in a worrying trend across Toowoomba.

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 1:23 PM

MORE than $15,000 in fines were handed out in four hours for just one offence police are warning will not be tolerated.

Drivers fined $200,000 for single driving offence

MORE than $15,000 in fines were handed out in four hours for just one offence police are warning will not be tolerated.

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 9:52 AM

TWO men caught stealing from a Lockyer Valley quarry are due to appear in court today on multiple offences.

Men charged after busted stealing from quarry by workers

TWO men caught stealing from a Lockyer Valley quarry are due to appear in court today on multiple offences.

Published a story 6th Dec 2018 8:46 AM

A TOOWOOMBA CBD hotel worker has solved her own robbery after a man broke into her car, stealing a sum of cash.

Theft victim solves own crime using CCTV footage

A TOOWOOMBA CBD hotel worker has solved her own robbery after a man broke into her car, stealing a sum of cash.

Published a story 5th Dec 2018 3:57 PM

TOOWOOMBA will blow the froth off a few thousand litres of cold ones this weekend with the grand opening of the city's newest craft brewery.

Volcanic Brewing latest in city's erupting craft beer scene

TOOWOOMBA will blow the froth off a few thousand litres of cold ones this weekend with the grand opening of the city's newest craft brewery.

Published a story 4th Dec 2018 4:23 PM

EASING weather conditions will give fatigued firefighters a well-earned break after more than a week of intense battling bushfires across the region.

Bushfire threat eases across region as weather turns

EASING weather conditions will give fatigued firefighters a well-earned break after more than a week of intense battling bushfires across the region.

Published a story 4th Dec 2018 9:58 AM

AN ANGRY bank customer’s threatening phone call forced the closure of four Toowoomba branches.

Bank customer's threats force branch closures

AN ANGRY bank customer’s threatening phone call forced the closure of four Toowoomba branches.

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Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.