July 2019

Published a story 18th Jul 2019 9:54 AM

LOOKING for a change of career or new work environment? The Toowoomba Regional Council has a litany of job vacancies that need to be filled.

NOW HIRING: Council starts drive for new staff, workers

LOOKING for a change of career or new work environment? The Toowoomba Regional Council has a litany of job vacancies that need to be filled.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 8:59 PM

THE Toowoomba Regional Council will urge Queensland’s local government body to lobby the State Government on changing legislation around infrastructure charges.

Council to push for legislation changes after Wagner case

THE Toowoomba Regional Council will urge Queensland’s local government body to lobby the State Government on changing legislation around infrastructure charges.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 4:49 PM

A CONTROVERSIAL feedlot proposal south of Toowoomba has been sensationally rejected by the council over concerns about its impact on neighbouring properties.

Controversial feedlot rejected by Toowoomba councillors

A CONTROVERSIAL feedlot proposal south of Toowoomba has been sensationally rejected by the council over concerns about its impact on neighbouring properties.

Published a story 17th Jul 2019 8:50 AM

RESIDENTS in the Toowoomba region now know when they'll get a day off work to visit the Heritage Bank Toowoomba Royal Show next year.

Council reveals new Toowoomba Show holiday dates for 2020

RESIDENTS in the Toowoomba region now know when they'll get a day off work to visit the Heritage Bank Toowoomba Royal Show next year.

Published a story 16th Jul 2019 7:20 PM

BUSINESS owners have praised a council plan to further cut parking periods in the Toowoomba CBD to free up space for customers.

One-hour park trial praised by Toowoomba CBD businesses

BUSINESS owners have praised a council plan to further cut parking periods in the Toowoomba CBD to free up space for customers.

Published a story 16th Jul 2019 1:58 PM

WATER and wastewater computer monitoring systems will be upgraded by the Toowoomba Regional Council as part of a multi-stage project worth more than $2m.

TRC to upgrade essential water, wastewater systems

WATER and wastewater computer monitoring systems will be upgraded by the Toowoomba Regional Council as part of a multi-stage project worth more than $2m.

Published a story 16th Jul 2019 9:45 AM

AN APPROVED 300-man workers camp at Oakey could be delayed for another four years before being built.

300-man work camp delayed due to 'economic conditions'

AN APPROVED 300-man workers camp at Oakey could be delayed for another four years before being built.

Published a story 15th Jul 2019 9:17 PM

THE developers behind a towering multi-million-dollar luxury high-rise in Toowoomba believe it will plug a gap in the city's short-term accommodation market.

Luxury Toowoomba tower to fill gap in short-stay market

THE developers behind a towering multi-million-dollar luxury high-rise in Toowoomba believe it will plug a gap in the city's short-term accommodation market.

Published a story 15th Jul 2019 11:47 AM

AN INVESTMENT property in the heart of the Toowoomba CBD will go under the hammer next month.

CBD investment property goes under the hammer

AN INVESTMENT property in the heart of the Toowoomba CBD will go under the hammer next month.

Published a story 11th Jul 2019 3:26 PM

DEREK Porter’s last name has been synonymous with transport in the Toowoomba region for more than four decades, but that era ends next week.

End of the road: Jobs lost as transport company shuts

DEREK Porter’s last name has been synonymous with transport in the Toowoomba region for more than four decades, but that era ends next week.

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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.