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January 2018

Published a story 16th Jan 2018 3:44 PM

POLICE say a Facebook post about Sundanese gangs ripping off roofs from homes in Toowoomba was fake. The post was shared more than 600 times.

No evidence to support Sudanese gangs claim

POLICE say a Facebook post about Sundanese gangs ripping off roofs from homes in Toowoomba was fake. The post was shared more than 600 times.

Published a story 15th Jan 2018 3:56 PM

AT JUST five-years-old, Elijah-James Morris saved up $500 and bought himself two poddy calves from the Toowoomba saleyards.

Shoddy thieves take young farmer's poddy calves

AT JUST five-years-old, Elijah-James Morris saved up $500 and bought himself two poddy calves from the Toowoomba saleyards.

Published a story 15th Jan 2018 1:25 PM

POLICE have hit out at social media reports of a “gang of Sudanese” committing crimes in Westbrook when nothing has been reported to authorities.

Police rubbish 'Sudanese gang' reports in Westbrook

POLICE have hit out at social media reports of a “gang of Sudanese” committing crimes in Westbrook when nothing has been reported to authorities.

Published a story 15th Jan 2018 9:03 AM

A FIERCE fire has destroyed two sheds and damaged farming equipment on a rural property north-west of Toowoomba early this morning.

Two sheds, farm machinery destroyed in fierce fire

A FIERCE fire has destroyed two sheds and damaged farming equipment on a rural property north-west of Toowoomba early this morning.

Published a story 14th Jan 2018 6:06 PM

A HARLAXTON man charged with stabbing a woman in an alleged domestic violence incident in East Toowoomba will appear in court today.

Toowoomba stabbing accused to face court today

A HARLAXTON man charged with stabbing a woman in an alleged domestic violence incident in East Toowoomba will appear in court today.

Published a story 14th Jan 2018 6:00 PM

RESIDENTS in Miles are likely to learn today whether the boil water alert issued last week will be lifted.

Miles residents await results of water testing

RESIDENTS in Miles are likely to learn today whether the boil water alert issued last week will be lifted.

Published a story 14th Jan 2018 5:53 PM

IT’S the ultimate battle between good and evil, and for one day, it wasn’t being fought in a galaxy far, far away.

Force awakens in young Star Wars fans

IT’S the ultimate battle between good and evil, and for one day, it wasn’t being fought in a galaxy far, far away.

Published a story 14th Jan 2018 5:48 PM

TOOWOOMBA sweltered through its hottest day of the year on Saturday as temperatures sizzled across the region.

Residents do their best to beat the heat

TOOWOOMBA sweltered through its hottest day of the year on Saturday as temperatures sizzled across the region.

Published a story 14th Jan 2018 5:36 PM

KELLY Morrow has been struggling to explain to her children what kind of person would kill a beloved family pet and leave it hanging on a fence.

Pet killed, hung on fence: Gatton family traumatised

KELLY Morrow has been struggling to explain to her children what kind of person would kill a beloved family pet and leave it hanging on a fence.

Published a story 14th Jan 2018 12:54 PM

POLICE are investigating the death of a beloved family pet in the Lockyer Valley.

Dog bashed and hung from fence in horror incident

POLICE are investigating the death of a beloved family pet in the Lockyer Valley.

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Tara started with APN in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After two-and-a-half years working on APN papers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in February 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly.