February 2020

Published a story 25th Feb 2020 5:11 PM

A COURT has granted the Toowoomba Regional Council the use of legal representation in an industrial relations case against a former employee.

Council allowed representation in dispute with ex-worker

A COURT has granted the Toowoomba Regional Council the use of legal representation in an industrial relations case against a former employee.

Published a story 25th Feb 2020 4:37 PM

TOOWOOMBA company Wagners has forecasted a more positive profit result for shareholders in the coming 12 months, after reporting a $1.2 million loss.

Wagners forecasts positive outlook despite $1.2m loss

TOOWOOMBA company Wagners has forecasted a more positive profit result for shareholders in the coming 12 months, after reporting a $1.2 million loss.

Published a story 25th Feb 2020 1:11 PM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has responded to a petition over the potential closure of a community nursery that has amassed hundreds of signatures.

TRC responds petition over future of volunteer nursery

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has responded to a petition over the potential closure of a community nursery that has amassed hundreds of signatures.

Published a story 24th Feb 2020 4:13 PM

SCOTT Easterman has dedicated much of his adult life to Hog’s Breath Cafe, and now he’s won one of the franchise’s most coveted awards.

Toowoomba Hog’s Breath franchise wins top awards

SCOTT Easterman has dedicated much of his adult life to Hog’s Breath Cafe, and now he’s won one of the franchise’s most coveted awards.

Published a story 24th Feb 2020 4:10 PM

CRITICALLY-acclaimed singer-songwriter Thelma Plum is coming to Toowoomba as part of her massive the Homecoming Queen national tour.

Acclaimed singer Thelma Plum coming to Toowoomba

CRITICALLY-acclaimed singer-songwriter Thelma Plum is coming to Toowoomba as part of her massive the Homecoming Queen national tour.

Voted in a poll 24th Feb 2020 4:05 PM

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 5:17 PM

A MASSIVE and polarising 342-lot subdivision planned for the edge of the Toowoomba escarpment in Mount Lofty has been scrapped.

Controversial DHA Mount Lofty development scrapped

A MASSIVE and polarising 342-lot subdivision planned for the edge of the Toowoomba escarpment in Mount Lofty has been scrapped.

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 3:41 PM

LIFELINE will be able to help more people in western Queensland suffering from drought and with mental health issues, thanks to a $10,000 donation.

Huge boost to Lifeline services after $10,000 donation

LIFELINE will be able to help more people in western Queensland suffering from drought and with mental health issues, thanks to a $10,000 donation.

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 9:45 AM

THE workmates of a dedicated wildlife and animal volunteer have launched a campaign so she can afford the injections required to save her from blindness.

Toowoomba workers rally to help colleague save her sight

THE workmates of a dedicated wildlife and animal volunteer have launched a campaign so she can afford the injections required to save her from blindness.

Published a story 20th Feb 2020 4:58 PM

Toni Mitchell tells how doctors told her to terminate her son with a disability - Joshy - after her ultrasound nearly 20 years ago.

Mum to royal commission: ‘I was told to abort my son’

Toni Mitchell tells how doctors told her to terminate her son with a disability - Joshy - after her ultrasound nearly 20 years ago.

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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.