February 2019

Published a story 17th Feb 2019 4:25 PM

A grass fire which broke out near a horse truck which caught alight south of Toowoomba has been brought under control.

Fire that consumed horse truck brought under control

A grass fire which broke out near a horse truck which caught alight south of Toowoomba has been brought under control.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 5:31 PM

HERITAGE Bank has welcomed new federal legislation which gives the customer-owned and mutual bank a competitive edge against the Big Four in Australia.

Heritage Bank welcomes more competitive edge

HERITAGE Bank has welcomed new federal legislation which gives the customer-owned and mutual bank a competitive edge against the Big Four in Australia.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 5:25 PM

PHIL Coorey can easily rattle off a list of big name bands which found their early feet playing live gigs at The Spotted Cow.

VOTE NOW: Spotted Cow up for best regional venue

PHIL Coorey can easily rattle off a list of big name bands which found their early feet playing live gigs at The Spotted Cow.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 5:22 PM

POLICE are investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle near a Darling Downs school which prompted a letter being sent home to parents this week.

School writes to parents warning of suspect vehicle

POLICE are investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle near a Darling Downs school which prompted a letter being sent home to parents this week.

Published a story 15th Feb 2019 2:33 PM

UPDATE: A MAN has died after a bobcat he was working on fell on him.

Man critically injured in machine incident dies in hospital

UPDATE: A MAN has died after a bobcat he was working on fell on him.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 4:53 PM

RURAL Fire Service crews will continue monitoring a large, out-of-control bushfire which has decimated more than 19,100 hectares near the Queensland-NSW border.

Water bombs target massive border bushfire

RURAL Fire Service crews will continue monitoring a large, out-of-control bushfire which has decimated more than 19,100 hectares near the Queensland-NSW border.

Published a story 14th Feb 2019 11:28 AM

TWO people have been taken to hospital after a car overturned in a collision outside a shopping centre in Toowoomba this morning.

Car overturns in collision outside city shopping centre

TWO people have been taken to hospital after a car overturned in a collision outside a shopping centre in Toowoomba this morning.

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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.