October 2018

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 3:01 PM

A COVERT three-month operation to smash a Toowoomba drug syndicate has uncovered illegal guns, drugs, and tens of thousands of dollars.

Illegal drugs, guns, cash: How police uncovered crime ring

A COVERT three-month operation to smash a Toowoomba drug syndicate has uncovered illegal guns, drugs, and tens of thousands of dollars.

Published a story 12th Oct 2018 4:58 PM

TOOWOOMBA residents are urged to prepare now for a weekend of wild weather as new figures reveal the city is the state’s most storm-affected.

Why Toowoomba is the storm capital of Queensland

TOOWOOMBA residents are urged to prepare now for a weekend of wild weather as new figures reveal the city is the state’s most storm-affected.

Published a story 12th Oct 2018 10:45 AM

THE murder of Sydney nurses Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans at the bottom of the Toowoomba Range more than 40 years ago is part of local folklore.

Lessons learned from nurses' cold-blooded murder

THE murder of Sydney nurses Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans at the bottom of the Toowoomba Range more than 40 years ago is part of local folklore.

Published a story 11th Oct 2018 3:43 PM

<strong>UPDATE: </strong>One person has been taken to hospital after a car smashed into a motel in Toowoomba this afternoon.

One person in hospital after Mercedes-Benz slams into motel

UPDATE: One person has been taken to hospital after a car smashed into a motel in Toowoomba this afternoon.

Published a story 11th Oct 2018 10:52 AM

<strong>UPDATE: </strong>One person is in custody after a suspicious device was found at a North Toowoomba property this morning.

Bomb squad tests device found at North Toowoomba home

UPDATE: One person is in custody after a suspicious device was found at a North Toowoomba property this morning.

Published a story 11th Oct 2018 8:42 AM

INVESTIGATORS have identified the likely cause of a massive building fire which destroyed a Dalby business yesterday.

Investigators identify likely cause of Dalby business fire

INVESTIGATORS have identified the likely cause of a massive building fire which destroyed a Dalby business yesterday.

Published a story 4th Oct 2018 10:08 PM

HOW Toowoomba businesses can secure work or financial benefit from the multi-billion dollar Inland Rail project will be showcased at an industry event.

How Toowoomba can secure work on Inland Rail build

HOW Toowoomba businesses can secure work or financial benefit from the multi-billion dollar Inland Rail project will be showcased at an industry event.

Published a story 4th Oct 2018 10:05 PM

A VIVACIOUS toddler who suffered burns to nine per cent of her body in a camping accident is out of hospital and back home with her family.

Toddler injured in camping accident back at home

A VIVACIOUS toddler who suffered burns to nine per cent of her body in a camping accident is out of hospital and back home with her family.

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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.