December 2020

Published a story 6th Dec 2020 10:47 AM

A single-vehicle rollover in southwest Queensland has resulted in a young man being taken to hospital by paramedics.

Man taken to hospital after vehicle rollover on highway

A single-vehicle rollover in southwest Queensland has resulted in a young man being taken to hospital by paramedics.

Published a story 6th Dec 2020 10:03 AM

Police in a town west of Toowoomba have taken aim at an escalation of alcohol-fuelled violence in local pubs in recent months, following a sickening coward punch incident that left its victim with a concussion.

Police slam pub violence after ‘coward punch’ assault

Police in a town west of Toowoomba have taken aim at an escalation of alcohol-fuelled violence in local pubs in recent months, following a sickening coward punch incident that left its victim with a concussion.

Published a story 6th Dec 2020 8:07 AM

Even sweltering conditions couldn’t keep Toowoomba families from missing out on the Queensland State Fair this weekend, which brought dozens of rides and activities normally reserved for the Ekka to Queens Park. SEE THE PICS HERE:

Toowoomba residents make most of ‘mini-Ekka’ at Queens Park

Even sweltering conditions couldn’t keep Toowoomba families from missing out on the Queensland State Fair this weekend, which brought dozens of rides and activities normally reserved for the Ekka to Queens Park. SEE THE PICS HERE:

Published a story 5th Dec 2020 5:54 PM

A man has been reportedly freed from his car following a crash near a small town west of Toowoomba this afternoon.

Driver freed after single-vehicle crash near small town

A man has been reportedly freed from his car following a crash near a small town west of Toowoomba this afternoon.

Published a story 5th Dec 2020 5:44 PM

The mercury is again expected to near max out in Toowoomba today, despite the possibility of a late thunderstorm and rain. And it’s even worse for other parts of the Darling Downs. See the weather forecast here:

Late thunderstorm won’t save city from scorching weekend

The mercury is again expected to near max out in Toowoomba today, despite the possibility of a late thunderstorm and rain. And it’s even worse for other parts of the Darling Downs. See the weather forecast here:

Published a story 5th Dec 2020 4:53 PM

After months of anticipation and an expensive facelift, the Spotted Cow has finally reopened to the public. Here’s what patrons and staff had to say:

What patrons think of new-look Spotted Cow on reopening day

After months of anticipation and an expensive facelift, the Spotted Cow has finally reopened to the public. Here’s what patrons and staff had to say:

Published a story 5th Dec 2020 4:10 PM

Multicultural events and festivals slated for 2021 across the Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley regions will enjoy a share in $1.5 million in State Government funding.

Multicultural festivals, events earn share in funds for 2021

Multicultural events and festivals slated for 2021 across the Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley regions will enjoy a share in $1.5 million in State Government funding.

Published a story 5th Dec 2020 9:52 AM

An unknown substance with a “strong smell” spilling from a delivery box was behind an evacuation at the army aviation base at Oakey, west of Toowoomba. FIND OUT WHY:

Unknown substance in package sparks evacuation at army base

An unknown substance with a “strong smell” spilling from a delivery box was behind an evacuation at the army aviation base at Oakey, west of Toowoomba. FIND OUT WHY:

Published a story 5th Dec 2020 8:51 AM

A man has been taken to hospital following crash south of Toowoomba last night.

Man hospitalised following single-vehicle rollover

A man has been taken to hospital following crash south of Toowoomba last night.

Published a story 5th Dec 2020 7:28 AM

Dry-aged steaks will be on the menu of the revamped Spotted Cow, along with a list of classic pub meals.

What’s on the menu of redeveloped Spotted Cow Hotel

Dry-aged steaks will be on the menu of the revamped Spotted Cow, along with a list of classic pub meals.

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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.