July 2018

Published a story 16th Jul 2018 4:42 PM

A HOME near the Lockyer Valley came within metres of being engulfed after a stump fire in a neighbouring property rapidly spread next door this afternoon.

Fire crews save home from fast-moving backyard blaze

A HOME near the Lockyer Valley came within metres of being engulfed after a stump fire in a neighbouring property rapidly spread next door this afternoon.

Published a story 13th Jul 2018 2:49 PM

DRUGS, a gun and stolen property were seized in raids across the city on Thursday.

Toowoomba property raids net gun, drugs

DRUGS, a gun and stolen property were seized in raids across the city on Thursday.

Published a story 13th Jul 2018 10:58 AM

POLICE are reminding residents to lock their homes and cars after another vehicle was stolen early this morning.

Holden Commodore stolen from Prince Henry Heights

POLICE are reminding residents to lock their homes and cars after another vehicle was stolen early this morning.

Published a story 11th Jul 2018 2:42 PM

QUEENSLAND Chief Entrepreneur and <em>Shark Tank</em> star Steve Baxter will address a sold-out breakfast event in Toowoomba as part of a regional learning tour.

Shark Tank's Steve Baxter heading to Toowoomba

QUEENSLAND Chief Entrepreneur and Shark Tank star Steve Baxter will address a sold-out breakfast event in Toowoomba as part of a regional learning tour.

Published a story 11th Jul 2018 9:08 AM

A YOUNG child was taken to hospital after a reported near-drowning at a Toowoomba home last night.

Girl rushed to hospital after near-drowning at home

A YOUNG child was taken to hospital after a reported near-drowning at a Toowoomba home last night.

Published a story 11th Jul 2018 8:48 AM

STAFF have been evacuated from McDonald’s at Gatton after a fire broke out this morning.

McDonald's staff evacuated after fire at Gatton store

STAFF have been evacuated from McDonald’s at Gatton after a fire broke out this morning.

Published a story 10th Jul 2018 3:22 PM

TOOWOOMBA chocolate lovers will be able to source their next bars direct from the city's own makers when the factory doors are opened to the public.

Toowoomba chocolate factory opens to public

TOOWOOMBA chocolate lovers will be able to source their next bars direct from the city's own makers when the factory doors are opened to the public.

Published a story 9th Jul 2018 2:09 PM

SHELLEY Lindbeck cursed as she felt the rear tyre of her motorbike skid out from under her as she took a Cunningham Highway turn wide on the wet road.

Rider back on board after horror smash

SHELLEY Lindbeck cursed as she felt the rear tyre of her motorbike skid out from under her as she took a Cunningham Highway turn wide on the wet road.

Published a story 6th Jul 2018 3:26 PM

CRITICAL information phoned in to police has led to more than 30 people being charged on a combined 90 counts after raids across Toowoomba this week.

How public tip-offs led to 35 people charged after raids

CRITICAL information phoned in to police has led to more than 30 people being charged on a combined 90 counts after raids across Toowoomba this week.

Published a story 6th Jul 2018 3:14 PM

DETECTIVES investigating the death of a Gatton man at the weekend believe it to be non-suspicious.

Post mortem results in on Gatton death case

DETECTIVES investigating the death of a Gatton man at the weekend believe it to be non-suspicious.

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Tara started with APN in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After two-and-a-half years working on APN papers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in February 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly.