August 2020

Published a story 4th Aug 2020 10:27 AM

BASE Services’ Tiff Spary will join her husband Nat in sleeping rough for seven days for the first time, as part of Homeless for a Week.

Base Services’ founders hit streets together for first time

BASE Services’ Tiff Spary will join her husband Nat in sleeping rough for seven days for the first time, as part of Homeless for a Week.

Published a story 4th Aug 2020 10:00 AM

A TOOWOOMBA private school has lodged plans with the council to expand its campus with a new music learning facility.

Toowoomba private school proposes new extension

A TOOWOOMBA private school has lodged plans with the council to expand its campus with a new music learning facility.

Published a story 3rd Aug 2020 5:31 PM

AUTHORITIES have issued nearly $3000 in on-the-spot fines on people illegally driving through the Lockyer Valley’s national and state forests.

Fines for illegal 4WD activity in Lockyer Valley parks

AUTHORITIES have issued nearly $3000 in on-the-spot fines on people illegally driving through the Lockyer Valley’s national and state forests.

Published a story 3rd Aug 2020 5:18 PM

A TOOWOOMBA business says investment in local contractors by the council ensured they could keep several workers employed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Council’s buy-local plan helped business keep workers

A TOOWOOMBA business says investment in local contractors by the council ensured they could keep several workers employed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published a story 3rd Aug 2020 4:42 PM

THE Toowoomba CBD’s newest laneway is expected to be opened before the end of the year, with council making significant progress on the project.

Toowoomba CBD’s newest laneway to open within months

THE Toowoomba CBD’s newest laneway is expected to be opened before the end of the year, with council making significant progress on the project.

Published a story 3rd Aug 2020 2:22 PM

A BUSINESS owner has called on officials to reduce the risk of a crash on a “dangerous” intersection, seeing several near-misses every day.

Business owner wants action on ‘dangerous’ intersection

A BUSINESS owner has called on officials to reduce the risk of a crash on a “dangerous” intersection, seeing several near-misses every day.

July 2020

Published a story 31st Jul 2020 5:08 PM

NAT Spary wasn’t even sure his annual Homeless For A Night sleep-out was going to go ahead in 2020, but then came a massive swell of support.

Homeless sleep-out in CBD set to raise more than $60k

NAT Spary wasn’t even sure his annual Homeless For A Night sleep-out was going to go ahead in 2020, but then came a massive swell of support.

Published a story 31st Jul 2020 4:30 PM

TOOWOOMBA’S social service providers are bracing for an explosion of homelessness thanks to the COVID-19 crisis, ahead of a special expo.

Growing concern over homelessness ahead of special expo

TOOWOOMBA’S social service providers are bracing for an explosion of homelessness thanks to the COVID-19 crisis, ahead of a special expo.

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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.