February 2020

Voted in a poll 20th Feb 2020 3:24 PM

Published a story 20th Feb 2020 8:50 AM

A POPULAR Toowoomba burger restaurant in the CBD with a strong social media following has hit the market.

FOR SALE: Top Toowoomba burger restaurant hits market

A POPULAR Toowoomba burger restaurant in the CBD with a strong social media following has hit the market.

Published a story 19th Feb 2020 5:41 PM

A DECISION to offer extra street parking to help a growing community organisation for $32,000 has caused a massive spat within the council.

How new parking request worth $32k caused a council spat

A DECISION to offer extra street parking to help a growing community organisation for $32,000 has caused a massive spat within the council.

Published a story 19th Feb 2020 5:27 PM

A CONTROVERSIAL $5 million fast food precinct has been approved by the council, despite concerns from some councillors and nearby residents.

Controversial ‘Eat Street’ precinct approved by council

A CONTROVERSIAL $5 million fast food precinct has been approved by the council, despite concerns from some councillors and nearby residents.

Published a story 19th Feb 2020 5:17 PM

AN INDEPENDENT investigator will look into a complaint made against a council officer, after it was rejected by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

Investigator looks into complaint against TRC officer

AN INDEPENDENT investigator will look into a complaint made against a council officer, after it was rejected by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

Published a story 19th Feb 2020 11:13 AM

A PROPOSED fast food “Eat Street” precinct on one of Toowoomba’s busiest roads looks set to be rejected by the council at a special meeting this afternoon.

Council set to reject proposed ’Eat Street’ precinct

A PROPOSED fast food “Eat Street” precinct on one of Toowoomba’s busiest roads looks set to be rejected by the council at a special meeting this afternoon.

Published a story 18th Feb 2020 5:06 PM

THE principal of a rural high school in the Toowoomba region has revealed how a change in teaching approach led to some of the best OP results in Queensland.

How rural high school topped region for OP results

THE principal of a rural high school in the Toowoomba region has revealed how a change in teaching approach led to some of the best OP results in Queensland.

Published a story 18th Feb 2020 4:47 PM

THE future location of a new waste transfer facility southwest of Toowoomba is now uncertain, after the council voted to move it from its original destination.

Council votes to move proposed waste transfer facility

THE future location of a new waste transfer facility southwest of Toowoomba is now uncertain, after the council voted to move it from its original destination.

Published a story 18th Feb 2020 4:41 PM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has lost one of its most experienced and respected voices, with another councillor announcing his retirement.

Stalwart Toowoomba councillor announces retirement

THE Toowoomba Regional Council has lost one of its most experienced and respected voices, with another councillor announcing his retirement.

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 4:46 PM

AN ANNOUNCED candidate for the Toowoomba Regional Council election has now revealed he is withdrawing, citing family health issues.

Toowoomba Regional Council candidate withdraws from race

AN ANNOUNCED candidate for the Toowoomba Regional Council election has now revealed he is withdrawing, citing family health issues.

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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.