September 2020

Published a story 30th Sep 2020 2:01 PM

Two people taken to Mackay Base Hospital after crash on Bruce Highway near Sarina

Two in hospital after cars collide on Bruce Highway

Two people taken to Mackay Base Hospital after crash on Bruce Highway near Sarina

Published a story 30th Sep 2020 12:51 PM

A grassfire revealed something more sinister and police are appealing for information.

Detective gives more details on lab utensils, firearms found

A grassfire revealed something more sinister and police are appealing for information.

Published a story 29th Sep 2020 6:43 PM

Police are investigating the break and enter early this morning

Police investigate Marian medical centre break and enter

Police are investigating the break and enter early this morning

Published a story 29th Sep 2020 4:20 PM

Mackay officers pause to mark National Police Remembrance Day

With honour they serve: Remembering our fallen police

Mackay officers pause to mark National Police Remembrance Day

Published a story 25th Sep 2020 10:12 PM

The state of the art childcare centre will create 100 new places for infant to school age children.

New childcare centre to be built in Mackay’s CBD

The state of the art childcare centre will create 100 new places for infant to school age children.

Published a story 25th Sep 2020 10:01 PM

Business has grown through the pandemic and more staff are needed – but JobSeeker is making that impossible

The popular bakery that’s thriving but can’t find workers

Business has grown through the pandemic and more staff are needed – but JobSeeker is making that impossible

Published a story 25th Sep 2020 3:35 PM

A young Mackay couple has launched a delicious new enterprise because local and fresh is best

Mackay couple farming fresh oysters off Sarina Beach

A young Mackay couple has launched a delicious new enterprise because local and fresh is best

Published a story 25th Sep 2020 2:34 PM

A teen boy police say was driving a car that crashed after being reported stolen is improving in hospital

Teen boy critical after car crash improves in hospital

A teen boy police say was driving a car that crashed after being reported stolen is improving in hospital

Published a story 25th Sep 2020 12:38 PM

In a year of cancelled concerts and festivals, leave it to Casey Barnes to bring live music back to Mackay

Aussie country star bringing live music back to Mackay

In a year of cancelled concerts and festivals, leave it to Casey Barnes to bring live music back to Mackay

Published a story 24th Sep 2020 11:27 PM

A scuffle ensued when the man allegedly resisted arrest

Officer injured in Pioneer Valley police investigation

A scuffle ensued when the man allegedly resisted arrest

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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.