December 2020

Published a story 4th Dec 2020 9:57 AM

Wealthy families from Sydney and Melbourne are reportedly interested in buying a award-winning luxury house north of Toowoomba, with the property expected to go for upwards of $3 million.

Wealthy families circle award-winning luxury property

Wealthy families from Sydney and Melbourne are reportedly interested in buying a award-winning luxury house north of Toowoomba, with the property expected to go for upwards of $3 million.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2020 4:36 PM

After sharing concerns about the involvement of the community in the study, Mayor Paul Antonio is confident the business case into fast rail to Toowoomba is on the right track.

Mayor confident in Toowoomba fast rail study after meeting

After sharing concerns about the involvement of the community in the study, Mayor Paul Antonio is confident the business case into fast rail to Toowoomba is on the right track.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2020 4:09 PM

A top Toowoomba construction contractor has taken out a national building award for its work on an energy efficient eco-building.

‘Eco-classroom’ scores national award for Toowoomba company

A top Toowoomba construction contractor has taken out a national building award for its work on an energy efficient eco-building.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2020 3:54 PM

The Spotted Cow will reopen to the public this weekend, following a $1.5 million renovation by its new owners. SEE THE LATEST PICS HERE:

See inside revamp of Toowoomba venue Spotted Cow

The Spotted Cow will reopen to the public this weekend, following a $1.5 million renovation by its new owners. SEE THE LATEST PICS HERE:

Published a story 3rd Dec 2020 9:09 AM

Toowoomba residents will acknowledge the anniversary of the Eureka Stockade this afternoon in the CBD.

Eureka Stockade anniversary to be marked in Toowoomba

Toowoomba residents will acknowledge the anniversary of the Eureka Stockade this afternoon in the CBD.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 4:45 PM

The Toowoomba Regional Council has rejected a quarry owner’s request to help pay for the upgrade of a road attached to the site’s expansion.

Council rejects quarry owner request to over cost of road

The Toowoomba Regional Council has rejected a quarry owner’s request to help pay for the upgrade of a road attached to the site’s expansion.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 4:38 PM

Toowoomba’s political and business leaders have given a mixed reception to the latest state budget, with Mayor Paul Antonio leading concerns about funding for water projects.

How Toowoomba’s leaders reacted to latest state budget

Toowoomba’s political and business leaders have given a mixed reception to the latest state budget, with Mayor Paul Antonio leading concerns about funding for water projects.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 1:56 PM

After the success of the inaugural camp, the Toowoomba Regional Youth Orchestra is leaning into the world of superheroes for its upcoming event at the Empire Theatre.

‘Superhero’ youth music camp to light up Empire Theatre

After the success of the inaugural camp, the Toowoomba Regional Youth Orchestra is leaning into the world of superheroes for its upcoming event at the Empire Theatre.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2020 9:15 AM

The Toowoomba Regional Council and five other local governments have launched a new alliance to push for better water security outcomes from higher levels of government.

New council water alliance ‘should’ve been done years ago’

The Toowoomba Regional Council and five other local governments have launched a new alliance to push for better water security outcomes from higher levels of government.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 5:24 PM

It’s been more than two years since construction started on the redevelopment of a Toowoomba CBD icon. Here’s a look inside the work that’s being done. SEE THE PICS HERE:

Pictures: Inside the $11m redevelopment of CBD landmark

It’s been more than two years since construction started on the redevelopment of a Toowoomba CBD icon. Here’s a look inside the work that’s being done. SEE THE PICS HERE:

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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.