April 2021

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 2:36 PM

Almost three months on from when the proposal was first put forward, Garth Hamilton has said it’s time to drop the idea of a quarantine hub outside Toowoomba.

Groom MP on quarantine hub: ‘Allow this idea to die’

Almost three months on from when the proposal was first put forward, Garth Hamilton has said it’s time to drop the idea of a quarantine hub outside Toowoomba.

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 2:22 PM

A liquidator is combing through the financials of a Toowoomba business that closed early this year and was wound up last week.

Toowoomba business in liquidation owed $87,000 to the tax man

A liquidator is combing through the financials of a Toowoomba business that closed early this year and was wound up last week.

Published a story 16th Apr 2021 9:29 AM

Australia’s most advanced onshore carbon capture utilisation and storage project has taken another step forward.

Chinese carbon capture tech to be used on Darling Downs power plant

Australia’s most advanced onshore carbon capture utilisation and storage project has taken another step forward.

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 4:12 PM

After months of uncertainty,  $8 million in funding from the State Government will see the Toowoomba to Warwick water pipeline proceed.

Initial funding flows to $200m Toowoomba-Warwick pipeline

After months of uncertainty, $8 million in funding from the State Government will see the Toowoomba to Warwick water pipeline proceed.

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 3:52 PM

Three bright young sparks are the recipients of this year’s Inland Rail scholarships at the University of Southern Queensland.

Inland Rail scholarships awarded to worth USQ students

Three bright young sparks are the recipients of this year’s Inland Rail scholarships at the University of Southern Queensland.

Published a story 15th Apr 2021 10:14 AM

Plans to include regional towns of Cambooya, Greenmount, Nobby and Clifton in Toowoomba-Warwick pipeline, but Toowoomba Regional Council remains cautious about project.

Plans for Toowoomba-Warwick pipeline to include regional towns

Plans to include regional towns of Cambooya, Greenmount, Nobby and Clifton in Toowoomba-Warwick pipeline, but Toowoomba Regional Council remains cautious about project.

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 12:50 PM

Internationally renowned musicians will make a beeline for Jimbour House as opera returns to the Western Downs. DETAILS HERE:

Opera at Jimbour returns in new format after COVID-19 hiatus

Internationally renowned musicians will make a beeline for Jimbour House as opera returns to the Western Downs. DETAILS HERE:

Published a story 14th Apr 2021 9:24 AM

Are you looking for your next family home? Want something a little different? Here are three homes from around Toowoomba you should check out.

GALLERY: Toowoomba homes that have just hit market

Are you looking for your next family home? Want something a little different? Here are three homes from around Toowoomba you should check out.

March 2021

Published a story 31st Mar 2021 4:11 PM

Are Easter holiday plans cancelled? Or will we be able to travel freely around the state? The government will give Queenslanders an answer this morning.

State Government to announce lockdown decision this morning

Are Easter holiday plans cancelled? Or will we be able to travel freely around the state? The government will give Queenslanders an answer this morning.

Published a story 31st Mar 2021 3:10 PM

The Federal MP for Groom has criticised Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Queensland Health’s handling of news of a COVID-19 patient in Toowoomba.

MP lashes Premier, Queensland Health over COVID case handling

The Federal MP for Groom has criticised Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Queensland Health’s handling of news of a COVID-19 patient in Toowoomba.

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Matthew is a journalist with The Chronicle. He joined the team in September 2017, after spending two years as the editor of the Chinchilla News and Murilla Advertiser. He started his career as a cadet at the Whitsunday Coast Guardian in Proserpine in 2014.