August 2020

Published a story 14th Aug 2020 4:31 PM

GRAB your popcorn and Maltesers movie lovers, because The Strand cinema is reopening.

Reopening date for The Strand announced

GRAB your popcorn and Maltesers movie lovers, because The Strand cinema is reopening.

Published a story 14th Aug 2020 3:38 PM

THE Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union has decided to pull financial support from the Australian Labor Party ahead of the state election.

CFMMEU pulls financial support for ALP over New Acland

THE Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union has decided to pull financial support from the Australian Labor Party ahead of the state election.

Published a story 14th Aug 2020 9:44 AM

A $20 MILLION trial for injecting and storing carbon dioxide more than 2km underground could hold the key to transforming the southern Surat Basin into a hub for reducing south-east Queensland’s carbon emissions.

Test could prove region’s future as carbon capture and storage hub

A $20 MILLION trial for injecting and storing carbon dioxide more than 2km underground could hold the key to transforming the southern Surat Basin into a hub for reducing south-east Queensland’s carbon emissions.

Published a story 13th Aug 2020 2:49 PM

TOOWOOMBA Regional Council’s new $67 million Principal Depot has been officially opened.

WATCH: $67 million depot will be home to 500 staff

TOOWOOMBA Regional Council’s new $67 million Principal Depot has been officially opened.

Published a story 13th Aug 2020 9:32 AM

A LARGE number of companies in the Toowoomba Regional Council area were accessing the Federal Government’s JobKeeper program in May, data shows.

Extent of region’s reliance on JobKeeper revealed

A LARGE number of companies in the Toowoomba Regional Council area were accessing the Federal Government’s JobKeeper program in May, data shows.

Published a story 12th Aug 2020 5:16 PM

AN aged care facility on the Western Downs was drugging four residents without consent, an audit by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has found.

Aged care residents medicated without consent, audit finds

AN aged care facility on the Western Downs was drugging four residents without consent, an audit by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has found.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 3:30 PM

A FORMER plumber is claiming $750,000 in damages from Toowoomba Regional Council and Amaca Pty Ltd – formerly James Hardie and Co Pty Ltd.

Former plumber files $750k asbestos claim

A FORMER plumber is claiming $750,000 in damages from Toowoomba Regional Council and Amaca Pty Ltd – formerly James Hardie and Co Pty Ltd.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 3:19 PM

NEW Acland Coal has applied to the High Court for the Oakey Coal Action Alliance to stump up $90,000 to hold as bond in the event its appeal is unsuccessful.

New Acland applies to High Court for $90k security

NEW Acland Coal has applied to the High Court for the Oakey Coal Action Alliance to stump up $90,000 to hold as bond in the event its appeal is unsuccessful.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 1:49 PM

POLICE have laid charges over the death of Meringandan teenager Mac Allen.

Police lay charges over Toowoomba teen’s death

POLICE have laid charges over the death of Meringandan teenager Mac Allen.

Published a story 11th Aug 2020 9:12 AM

A GLOBAL supermarket giant has officially withdrawn its development application for a huge shopping centre in Harristown.

Global supermarket giant withdraws Toowoomba plans

A GLOBAL supermarket giant has officially withdrawn its development application for a huge shopping centre in Harristown.

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Matthew is a journalist with The Chronicle. He joined the team in September 2017, after spending two years as the editor of the Chinchilla News and Murilla Advertiser. He started his career as a cadet at the Whitsunday Coast Guardian in Proserpine in 2014.