November 2020

Published a story 27th Nov 2020 7:31 PM

Contact tracing is under way to identify people in close contact with two cases of TB in Mackay

Aged care worker among active tuberculosis cases in Mackay

Contact tracing is under way to identify people in close contact with two cases of TB in Mackay

Published a story 25th Nov 2020 10:31 PM

The board will help steer the airport sector through some of the most challenging times since WWII

Hamilton Island Airport head elected to industry board

The board will help steer the airport sector through some of the most challenging times since WWII

Published a story 25th Nov 2020 4:17 PM

Sammut Bulow Bennett Partners ranked among the top accounting firms in Australia after successful merger

Merger helps Mackay accounting firm climb national rankings

Sammut Bulow Bennett Partners ranked among the top accounting firms in Australia after successful merger

Published a story 19th Nov 2020 6:17 PM

We heard about the big potato, but what else is out there in Mackay that’s huge and deserves to be celebrated?

YOUR SAY: Big potatoes, Trump and tourism

We heard about the big potato, but what else is out there in Mackay that’s huge and deserves to be celebrated?

Published a story 19th Nov 2020 1:33 PM

Simulating real-life scenarios in live-fire situations give Mackay’s fireys skills to respond to and protect our communities.

Explosive reactions giving region’s fireys critical skills

Simulating real-life scenarios in live-fire situations give Mackay’s fireys skills to respond to and protect our communities.

Published a story 18th Nov 2020 11:12 PM

A giant potato unearthed in a Homebush backyard has ‘mashed’ a world record for the largest vegetable

Student’s spudtacular find in Homebush garden

A giant potato unearthed in a Homebush backyard has ‘mashed’ a world record for the largest vegetable

Published a story 17th Nov 2020 1:47 PM

A car has sparked a grassfire and then caught alight after reports of a road-rage incident

Car ‘run off’ dirt road west of Mackay sparks fire

A car has sparked a grassfire and then caught alight after reports of a road-rage incident

Published a story 16th Nov 2020 3:41 PM

‘She is truly an icon of community caring and sharing’

Touching tributes flow for Sarina’s ‘one in a million’

‘She is truly an icon of community caring and sharing’

Published a story 15th Nov 2020 12:15 PM

Forensic Crash Unit officers are continuing to investigate the incident.

Police identify man from fatal Bloomsbury crash

Forensic Crash Unit officers are continuing to investigate the incident.

Published a story 13th Nov 2020 10:24 PM

UPDATE: A man has died at the scene of a crash involving a car and truck on the Bruce Highway overnight.

Man dies after car and truck collide on Bruce Highway

UPDATE: A man has died at the scene of a crash involving a car and truck on the Bruce Highway overnight.

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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.