March 2021

Published a story 5th Mar 2021 5:09 PM

An appeal in an article of <em>The Chronicle</em> led to a big response, but a Toowoomba food charity says it still needs volunteers to help support the city’s neediest.

Food charity overwhelmed by response to volunteer appeal

An appeal in an article of The Chronicle led to a big response, but a Toowoomba food charity says it still needs volunteers to help support the city’s neediest.

Published a story 5th Mar 2021 4:59 PM

A childcare centre in the heart of the Toowoomba CBD will go under the hammer at the end of the month, and the selling agents are calling it a “blue chip” investment.

‘Blue chip’ Toowoomba CBD childcare centre going under hammer

A childcare centre in the heart of the Toowoomba CBD will go under the hammer at the end of the month, and the selling agents are calling it a “blue chip” investment.

Published a story 5th Mar 2021 2:05 PM

One Southern Downs resident is very happy this week after taking out the top prize for an Instant Scratch-It, turning $5 into $100,000.

Southern Downs resident turns $5 Scratch-It into $100k

One Southern Downs resident is very happy this week after taking out the top prize for an Instant Scratch-It, turning $5 into $100,000.

Published a story 5th Mar 2021 9:55 AM

The Toowoomba Regional Council will start upgrades at a busy intersection in Harristown, which will include the installation of traffic lights.

Plan to install traffic lights at busy school intersection

The Toowoomba Regional Council will start upgrades at a busy intersection in Harristown, which will include the installation of traffic lights.

Published a story 4th Mar 2021 5:02 PM

Toowoomba construction materials company Wagners has responded to a difficult 2020 with a strong profit result in its half-yearly report.

Wagners rebounds from tough 2020 with strong profits report

Toowoomba construction materials company Wagners has responded to a difficult 2020 with a strong profit result in its half-yearly report.

Published a story 4th Mar 2021 4:50 PM

Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio has called footage of council staff being verbally abuse and spat on “sickening”, launching a new campaign to combat the growing number of incidents.

‘Sickening’: Mayor slams abuse of council employees

Toowoomba Mayor Paul Antonio has called footage of council staff being verbally abuse and spat on “sickening”, launching a new campaign to combat the growing number of incidents.

Published a story 4th Mar 2021 4:33 PM

Amy Pattison is still soaking in the satisfaction after officially opening her passion project, Antara Studio. It was built out of a Toowoomba CBD building reportedly 140 years old.

Yoga studio opens after reno of 140-year-old CBD building

Amy Pattison is still soaking in the satisfaction after officially opening her passion project, Antara Studio. It was built out of a Toowoomba CBD building reportedly 140 years old.

Published a story 4th Mar 2021 1:42 PM

The Toowoomba Regional Council has released footage of a parking inspector being verbally abused by an angry car owner, as part of a campaign to protect its staff better.

‘F---ing dog’: Council releases abuse footage for new campaign

The Toowoomba Regional Council has released footage of a parking inspector being verbally abused by an angry car owner, as part of a campaign to protect its staff better.

Published a story 4th Mar 2021 8:54 AM

One of the CBD’s most popular free events is back this year, with dozens of performers to fill Toowoomba streets with music.

Popular street busking competition returns to Toowoomba

One of the CBD’s most popular free events is back this year, with dozens of performers to fill Toowoomba streets with music.

Published a story 3rd Mar 2021 4:35 PM

One of Australia’s most celebrated vocal groups is coming to Toowoomba in May, in another

Human Nature coming to city as live music returns to Empire

One of Australia’s most celebrated vocal groups is coming to Toowoomba in May, in another

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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.