A dispute over who should be the legal owner of a cache of coins discovered buried on the site of the Toowoomba Bypass has entered the courts, as the treasure remains in government storage.
When news of the Toowoomba Bypass coin hoard first broke, numerous theories abounded as to who or what was responsible for leaving them in the ground all those years ago.
It is now regarded as ‘one of the greatest cultural heritage discoveries in recent state history’. But when the first coins were first found on the Toowoomba Bypass construction site, the find went unreported for nine-and-a-half months.
They had to cancel their much-loved annual event Gemfest earlier this year due to COVID-19. Now, thanks to the Australian Rail Track Corporation’s Inland Rail, a funding injection has helped the Toowoomba Lapidary Club purchase a key piece of equipment.
BUFFETED by washouts in recent years and then having to cancel the 2020 Heritage Bank Toowoomba Royal Show days out from opening its gates, the Royal Agricultural Society of Queensland is hoping for a financial lifeline for 2021.
They’re not usually ready for Carnival of Flowers visitors, having been pruned back in June. But the Queensland State Rose Garden has now erupted into a riot of colour and perfume.
He’s a five-time ARIA Award nominee and has become known for his incredible live blues performances. Now he’s heading to Toowoomba as part of his latest tour across Queensland and New South Wales.
ARE you looking for your next family home? Want something a little different? Here are three homes from around Toowoomba you should check out.
THE Concordia Lutheran College class of 2020 stepped out in style for their formal recently. SEE ALL THE STUNNING PICTURES HERE.
Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise have released their 2019-2020 Annual Report, outlining their activities throughout last financial year.
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.