October 2018

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 3:26 PM

AS THE alleged heads of a Toowoomba drug syndicate await their day in court, police are urging Toowoomba residents to remain vigilant.

Keep watch for next drug heads after mass raids

AS THE alleged heads of a Toowoomba drug syndicate await their day in court, police are urging Toowoomba residents to remain vigilant.

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 10:57 AM

<strong>UPDATE: </strong>A motorhome has been destroyed and a man taken to hospital with smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a Toowoomba workshop.

Motorhome destroyed as fire breaks out in warehouse

UPDATE: A motorhome has been destroyed and a man taken to hospital with smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a Toowoomba workshop.

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 10:05 AM

A LOAD of timber on a truck has been destroyed after fire tore through the trailer last night.

Truck's timber load destroyed after trailer catches fire

A LOAD of timber on a truck has been destroyed after fire tore through the trailer last night.

Published a story 16th Oct 2018 9:39 AM

POLICE are urging the public to be on the look-out for a car stolen from a Toowoomba home.

Toowoomba police urge public to watch for stolen car

POLICE are urging the public to be on the look-out for a car stolen from a Toowoomba home.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 5:24 PM

DETECTIVES investigate the possible involvement of more people in the murder of Dalby father-of-three Mark Wilkes in 2016.

Possibility 'more than one' person involved in dad's murder

DETECTIVES investigate the possible involvement of more people in the murder of Dalby father-of-three Mark Wilkes in 2016.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 4:12 PM

THE Ice Highway in the southwest has largely been dismantled as towns such as Roma and St George continue healing from the drug scourge.

How 'Ice Highway' towns are healing

THE Ice Highway in the southwest has largely been dismantled as towns such as Roma and St George continue healing from the drug scourge.

Published a story 15th Oct 2018 4:01 PM

A COVERT three-month operation to smash a Toowoomba drug syndicate has uncovered illegal guns, drugs, and tens of thousands of dollars.

Illegal drugs, guns, cash: How police uncovered crime ring

A COVERT three-month operation to smash a Toowoomba drug syndicate has uncovered illegal guns, drugs, and tens of thousands of dollars.

Published a story 12th Oct 2018 5:58 PM

TOOWOOMBA residents are urged to prepare now for a weekend of wild weather as new figures reveal the city is the state’s most storm-affected.

Why Toowoomba is the storm capital of Queensland

TOOWOOMBA residents are urged to prepare now for a weekend of wild weather as new figures reveal the city is the state’s most storm-affected.

Published a story 12th Oct 2018 11:45 AM

THE murder of Sydney nurses Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans at the bottom of the Toowoomba Range more than 40 years ago is part of local folklore.

Lessons learned from nurses' cold-blooded murder

THE murder of Sydney nurses Lorraine Wilson and Wendy Evans at the bottom of the Toowoomba Range more than 40 years ago is part of local folklore.

Published a story 11th Oct 2018 4:43 PM

<strong>UPDATE: </strong>One person has been taken to hospital after a car smashed into a motel in Toowoomba this afternoon.

One person in hospital after Mercedes-Benz slams into motel

UPDATE: One person has been taken to hospital after a car smashed into a motel in Toowoomba this afternoon.

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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.