December 2020

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 5:17 PM

Mayor Paul Antonio has urged interstate residents to consider a southern Queensland holiday this Christmas, as the remaining state border restrictions were lifted today.

Mayor backs regional tourism as border closures lift

Mayor Paul Antonio has urged interstate residents to consider a southern Queensland holiday this Christmas, as the remaining state border restrictions were lifted today.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 5:17 PM

Mayor Paul Antonio has urged interstate residents to consider a southern Queensland holiday this Christmas, as the remaining state border restrictions were lifted today.

Mayor backs regional tourism as border closures lift

Mayor Paul Antonio has urged interstate residents to consider a southern Queensland holiday this Christmas, as the remaining state border restrictions were lifted today.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 10:22 AM

Residents who missed the fun and excitement of the Toowoomba Show and the Ekka this year thanks to COVID-19 will be able to experience it at Queens Park from this weekend.

‘Slice of the Ekka’ coming to Toowoomba this week

Residents who missed the fun and excitement of the Toowoomba Show and the Ekka this year thanks to COVID-19 will be able to experience it at Queens Park from this weekend.

Published a story 1st Dec 2020 8:20 AM

The owner of a quarry that was approved for an expansion by the Toowoomba Regional Council has requested the TRC help pay for the cost of a mandatory road upgrade.

Quarry owner wants council to help pay for road upgrade

The owner of a quarry that was approved for an expansion by the Toowoomba Regional Council has requested the TRC help pay for the cost of a mandatory road upgrade.

November 2020

Published a story 30th Nov 2020 5:06 PM

Men’s Sheds across the Toowoomba region are working together to create amazing metallic Christmas trees for more than a dozen smaller communities. SEE WHICH AREAS HERE:

Men’s Sheds spreading Christmas cheer with handmade trees

Men’s Sheds across the Toowoomba region are working together to create amazing metallic Christmas trees for more than a dozen smaller communities. SEE WHICH AREAS HERE:

Published a story 30th Nov 2020 4:39 PM

The Darling Downs’ top tourism organisation has welcomed three new members onto its board of directors, as the industry continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19.

New directors named on region’s top tourism board

The Darling Downs’ top tourism organisation has welcomed three new members onto its board of directors, as the industry continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19.

Published a story 30th Nov 2020 4:16 PM

The Toowoomba region recorded a big spike in people requiring government assistance over the first six months of 2020, with the numbers being driven by five key programs.

Data reveals nearly 11,000 more residents needing support

The Toowoomba region recorded a big spike in people requiring government assistance over the first six months of 2020, with the numbers being driven by five key programs.

Published a story 30th Nov 2020 1:21 PM

A new landscapes photography competition organised by the Toowoomba Regional Council will seek to showcase the region’s natural features.

New photography comp hopes to capture region’s beauty

A new landscapes photography competition organised by the Toowoomba Regional Council will seek to showcase the region’s natural features.

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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.