July 2019

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 8:01 PM

A NEWTOWN resident has been taken to hospital with burns after a house fire tonight.

Resident suffers burns in Newtown house fire

A NEWTOWN resident has been taken to hospital with burns after a house fire tonight.

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 4:49 PM

A MOTORBIKE rider suffered serious injuries in a crash with a car on the edge of the Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley region today.

Motorbike rider in serious condition after hitting ute

A MOTORBIKE rider suffered serious injuries in a crash with a car on the edge of the Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley region today.

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 4:42 PM

JOE Hanna is being remembered as a great boss and businessman who gave generously with his time and money over decades in the Darling Downs.

Toowoomba mourns loss of business icon Joe Hanna

JOE Hanna is being remembered as a great boss and businessman who gave generously with his time and money over decades in the Darling Downs.

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 4:25 PM

DALBY’S emergency services felt the heat in a tasty challenge that raised tantalising funds for LifeFlight.

Services feel the heat raising funds for LifeFlight

DALBY’S emergency services felt the heat in a tasty challenge that raised tantalising funds for LifeFlight.

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 4:22 PM

A SICKENING attack on a Toowoomba Hospital Acute Mental Health Unit nurse has been condemned by the State Government and triggered an increase in security.

Nurse in serious condition as hospital assault condemned

A SICKENING attack on a Toowoomba Hospital Acute Mental Health Unit nurse has been condemned by the State Government and triggered an increase in security.

Published a story 21st Jul 2019 4:01 PM

FIVE juveniles arrested on Saturday morning are due to appear in court this morning having spent the weekend in custody.

Five juveniles to face court over alleged joy ride

FIVE juveniles arrested on Saturday morning are due to appear in court this morning having spent the weekend in custody.

Published a story 20th Jul 2019 5:16 PM

A Toowoomba Hospital nurse is in a serious condition after he was assaulted by a male patient yesterday.

Toowoomba Hospital nurse seriously assaulted by patient

A Toowoomba Hospital nurse is in a serious condition after he was assaulted by a male patient yesterday.

Published a story 20th Jul 2019 4:25 PM

UPDATE: One person was airlifted and a second taken to hospital by ambulance after a car and caravan rollover yesterday.

One airlifted to Toowoomba after south-west rollover

UPDATE: One person was airlifted and a second taken to hospital by ambulance after a car and caravan rollover yesterday.

Published a story 20th Jul 2019 12:36 PM

THEY’RE usually stuck high in trees and refuse to come down, but sometimes cats go down drains and refuse to come up.

Fire crews coax curious kitty out of drain in Middle Ridge

THEY’RE usually stuck high in trees and refuse to come down, but sometimes cats go down drains and refuse to come up.

Published a story 20th Jul 2019 8:18 AM

UPDATE: THE five juveniles arrested in Cecil Plains this morning have appeared briefly in custody before Dalby Children's Court.

Five juveniles arrested after crime spree appear in court

UPDATE: THE five juveniles arrested in Cecil Plains this morning have appeared briefly in custody before Dalby Children's Court.

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Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.