December 2018

Published a story 18th Dec 2018 4:19 PM

THE last pieces of Mel Martin's massive collection of gifts and homewares are being sorted, cleaned and re-purposed to support a Toowoomba's social enterprise.

Mel Martin's legacy to support Toowoomba's YellowBridge

THE last pieces of Mel Martin's massive collection of gifts and homewares are being sorted, cleaned and re-purposed to support a Toowoomba's social enterprise.

Published a story 18th Dec 2018 3:44 PM

SJAAN Van Ansem left an indelible mark on the lives of those she loved in her short 21 years.

Tributes for inspirational young woman after tragedy

SJAAN Van Ansem left an indelible mark on the lives of those she loved in her short 21 years.

Published a story 18th Dec 2018 12:26 PM

The Toowoomba Range has reopened to eastbound traffic after collision between two trucks this morning.

Toowoomba Range re-opens after morning truck rollover

The Toowoomba Range has reopened to eastbound traffic after collision between two trucks this morning.

Published a story 17th Dec 2018 10:04 AM

TWO people suffered injuries when their car went into a dam on the Western Downs at the height of heavy rains last night.

Drivers rescued, roads cut, rivers rising as deluge hits

TWO people suffered injuries when their car went into a dam on the Western Downs at the height of heavy rains last night.

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 4:46 PM

A CAR has burst into flames after crashing on a semi-rural road south of Toowoomba this afternoon.

Patient treated for 'significant' injury after car rollover

A CAR has burst into flames after crashing on a semi-rural road south of Toowoomba this afternoon.

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 4:30 PM

AN ELDERLY woman bitten by a snake sought help from a local ambulance station before being taken to hospital.

Woman seeks help at ambulance station after snake bite

AN ELDERLY woman bitten by a snake sought help from a local ambulance station before being taken to hospital.

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 4:03 PM

MEL Martin was the CBD icon everyone sought out to find that one elusive item for their homes.

Sad end to Mel Martin's iconic Margaret St store

MEL Martin was the CBD icon everyone sought out to find that one elusive item for their homes.

Published a story 14th Dec 2018 10:55 AM

TWO cars stolen during burglaries of two separate properties in Toowoomba early this morning have been connected to a string of offences across the city.

Cars stolen in Toowoomba burglaries taunt city police

TWO cars stolen during burglaries of two separate properties in Toowoomba early this morning have been connected to a string of offences across the city.

Published a story 13th Dec 2018 5:33 PM

THE family of an elderly man killed in a horror two-vehicle crash in the Lockyer Valley is the 16th to be delivered news of a road tragedy.

Elderly man killed in crash identified as Grantham local

THE family of an elderly man killed in a horror two-vehicle crash in the Lockyer Valley is the 16th to be delivered news of a road tragedy.

Published a story 13th Dec 2018 10:21 AM

ALL Toowoomba and south-west region emergency services have been put on standby and are making preparations as severe thunderstorms begin hitting in the region.

Severe thunderstorms, heavy rains and hail likely in region

ALL Toowoomba and south-west region emergency services have been put on standby and are making preparations as severe thunderstorms begin hitting in the region.

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Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.