February 2019

Published a story 21st Feb 2019 10:12 AM

FEBRUARY'S ordinary meeting of the Toowoomba Regional Council was all about water, whether it was about dam levels, conservation efforts or even blockages.

7 things we learnt from council in Toowoomba this week

FEBRUARY'S ordinary meeting of the Toowoomba Regional Council was all about water, whether it was about dam levels, conservation efforts or even blockages.

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 10:33 PM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council could introduce electronic waste collection services to the region as part of a revamp of one of its facilities.

Council to consider e-waste service in Toowoomba region

THE Toowoomba Regional Council could introduce electronic waste collection services to the region as part of a revamp of one of its facilities.

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 3:14 PM

Builders have been urged to check for council infrastructure before digging, after a sewer line filled with concrete caused issues for a suburban street.

Builder blocks sewer line after filling it with concrete

Builders have been urged to check for council infrastructure before digging, after a sewer line filled with concrete caused issues for a suburban street.

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 10:06 AM

DROUGHT-affected residents in the Toowoomba region have been granted a further reprieve from general rates by the council.

'The least we can do': TRC extends help for drought areas

DROUGHT-affected residents in the Toowoomba region have been granted a further reprieve from general rates by the council.

Published a story 19th Feb 2019 9:26 PM

RESIDENTS in the Toowoomba region under medium-level water restrictions will be able to water their gardens later in the day and more often, thanks to changes.

Council changes water restriction rules across region

RESIDENTS in the Toowoomba region under medium-level water restrictions will be able to water their gardens later in the day and more often, thanks to changes.

Published a story 19th Feb 2019 4:31 PM

TOOWOOMBA Mayor Paul Antonio has urged the Federal Government to improve its financial contributions to local governments or face the consequences.

Mayor backs change on federal funding for councils

TOOWOOMBA Mayor Paul Antonio has urged the Federal Government to improve its financial contributions to local governments or face the consequences.

Published a story 19th Feb 2019 9:39 AM

A DEVELOPER has returned to the council to expand on a plan to build a medical centre south-west of Toowoomba.

Developer expands plans for medical centre in growth area

A DEVELOPER has returned to the council to expand on a plan to build a medical centre south-west of Toowoomba.

Published a story 18th Feb 2019 9:47 PM

AN OVERWHELMING demand for retirement resorts in Toowoomba has forced a developer to expand its approved facility in the city’s western suburbs.

Demand drives expansion of Toowoomba retirement resort

AN OVERWHELMING demand for retirement resorts in Toowoomba has forced a developer to expand its approved facility in the city’s western suburbs.

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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.