April 2020

Published a story 6th Apr 2020 4:26 PM

TOOWOOMBA Mayor Paul Antonio has called the Wivenhoe pipeline the start of a wider conversation around water security, as the project hit a major milestone.

Mayor reflects on Wivenhoe pipeline as milestone reached

TOOWOOMBA Mayor Paul Antonio has called the Wivenhoe pipeline the start of a wider conversation around water security, as the project hit a major milestone.

Published a story 6th Apr 2020 1:41 PM

TOOWOOMBA Mayor Paul Antonio has warned residents against becoming complacent with social distancing, despite positive news on the number of local cases.

COVID-19: Mayor warns region against complacency

TOOWOOMBA Mayor Paul Antonio has warned residents against becoming complacent with social distancing, despite positive news on the number of local cases.

Published a story 6th Apr 2020 9:54 AM

SEVERAL unsuccessful candidates have started conceding as vote counting continues in the Toowoomba Regional Council election.

Council candidates conceding as counting continues

SEVERAL unsuccessful candidates have started conceding as vote counting continues in the Toowoomba Regional Council election.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 5:29 PM

THE head of the Darling Downs’ peak lobby group has called on the government to better support businesses that were likely to miss out on benefits.

Some businesses missing out on support packages: TSBE

THE head of the Darling Downs’ peak lobby group has called on the government to better support businesses that were likely to miss out on benefits.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 5:18 PM

LAURIE Johnson still remembers how his mentor Bruce Dawe would laugh when he found something funny.

‘Voice of the everyday person’: Poet Bruce Dawe honoured

LAURIE Johnson still remembers how his mentor Bruce Dawe would laugh when he found something funny.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 5:03 PM

THE leading candidates in the Toowoomba Regional Council election says she is prepared to make her case for deputy mayor if the opportunity presents itself.

TRC ELECTION: Vonhoff set to make case for deputy mayor

THE leading candidates in the Toowoomba Regional Council election says she is prepared to make her case for deputy mayor if the opportunity presents itself.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 10:15 AM

TOOWOOMBA'S independent and chain eateries have pulled out plenty of meal deals and gimmicks to attract customers during the coronvirus crisis.

MEAL DEALS: How Toowoomba eateries are enticing patrons

TOOWOOMBA'S independent and chain eateries have pulled out plenty of meal deals and gimmicks to attract customers during the coronvirus crisis.

Published a story 3rd Apr 2020 8:40 AM

WITH nearly 55 per cent of the vote count in the council election tallied, the gap between Rebecca Vonhoff and Cr Geoff McDonald has narrowed at the top.

TRC ELECTION: Race between Vonhoff, McDonald tightens

WITH nearly 55 per cent of the vote count in the council election tallied, the gap between Rebecca Vonhoff and Cr Geoff McDonald has narrowed at the top.

Published a story 2nd Apr 2020 5:14 PM

THE toilet roll shortage across the country is starting to affect the Toowoomba Regional Council, who said sewer blockages were rising as residents start using unsuitable alternatives.

Toilet paper shortage causing sewer blockage spike

THE toilet roll shortage across the country is starting to affect the Toowoomba Regional Council, who said sewer blockages were rising as residents start using unsuitable alternatives.

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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.