August 2020

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 3:30 PM

A FORMER plumber is claiming $750,000 in damages from Toowoomba Regional Council and Amaca Pty Ltd – formerly James Hardie and Co Pty Ltd.

Former plumber files $750k asbestos claim

A FORMER plumber is claiming $750,000 in damages from Toowoomba Regional Council and Amaca Pty Ltd – formerly James Hardie and Co Pty Ltd.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 3:19 PM

NEW Acland Coal has applied to the High Court for the Oakey Coal Action Alliance to stump up $90,000 to hold as bond in the event its appeal is unsuccessful.

New Acland applies to High Court for $90k security

NEW Acland Coal has applied to the High Court for the Oakey Coal Action Alliance to stump up $90,000 to hold as bond in the event its appeal is unsuccessful.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 1:49 PM

POLICE have laid charges over the death of Meringandan teenager Mac Allen.

Police lay charges over Toowoomba teen’s death

POLICE have laid charges over the death of Meringandan teenager Mac Allen.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 9:12 AM

A GLOBAL supermarket giant has officially withdrawn its development application for a huge shopping centre in Harristown.

Global supermarket giant withdraws Toowoomba plans

A GLOBAL supermarket giant has officially withdrawn its development application for a huge shopping centre in Harristown.

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 4:41 PM

RESIDENTS of Hi Winds Rd along the New England Hwy are hoping the Department of Transport and Main Roads will be able to make their turn-off safer.

Concern over risky highway turn north of Toowoomba

RESIDENTS of Hi Winds Rd along the New England Hwy are hoping the Department of Transport and Main Roads will be able to make their turn-off safer.

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 3:54 PM

HE’S a little, black Australian labradoodle just six and a half weeks old, but in a few short months he could be helping young victims speak out in court.

Meet the little black labradoodle with big ambitions

HE’S a little, black Australian labradoodle just six and a half weeks old, but in a few short months he could be helping young victims speak out in court.

Published a story 10th Aug 2020 9:36 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: Incredible Toowoomba homes for sale

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

Published a story 7th Aug 2020 4:06 PM

AUTHORITIES have sprung into action following complaints of poor care and understaffing at a Toowoomba aged care facility.

Authorities act on Toowoomba aged care complaints

AUTHORITIES have sprung into action following complaints of poor care and understaffing at a Toowoomba aged care facility.

Published a story 6th Aug 2020 5:09 PM

The Queensland Nurses and Midwives Union has blasted a Toowoomba aged care provider after a resident made allegations of 'understaffing and poor care'.

Aged care facility slammed after understaffing allegations

The Queensland Nurses and Midwives Union has blasted a Toowoomba aged care provider after a resident made allegations of 'understaffing and poor care'.

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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.