December 2019

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 8:09 PM

‘Despite police who keep pushing this message, we have three fatalities in less than a week.’

Police plead with drivers after three people killed on roads

‘Despite police who keep pushing this message, we have three fatalities in less than a week.’

Published a story 4th Dec 2019 8:14 AM

A MAN is in a serious condition in hospital with multiple stab wounds to his upper body after an incident north of Mackay.

Man in court over alleged Seaforth stabbing

A MAN is in a serious condition in hospital with multiple stab wounds to his upper body after an incident north of Mackay.

Published a story 3rd Dec 2019 12:35 PM

Support and counselling has been offered to school peers of a young girl who died in a tragic traffic crash west of Mackay at the weekend.

Student peers offered support after girl’s tragic death

Support and counselling has been offered to school peers of a young girl who died in a tragic traffic crash west of Mackay at the weekend.

November 2019

Published a story 22nd Nov 2019 3:34 PM

FATIGUED but fuelled by the desire to win against Mother Nature, hundreds of firefighters have pushed themselves to the limit.

Fatigued fireys put all on the line saving communities

FATIGUED but fuelled by the desire to win against Mother Nature, hundreds of firefighters have pushed themselves to the limit.

Published a story 22nd Nov 2019 11:47 AM

THE sudden death of a young girl at a rural property south of Toowoomba remains a mystery with detectives yet to receive vital information in the investigation.

Questions linger over little girl’s sudden death at Cambooya

THE sudden death of a young girl at a rural property south of Toowoomba remains a mystery with detectives yet to receive vital information in the investigation.

Published a story 21st Nov 2019 4:53 PM

WITH some measure of control now in place around the Pechey and Ravensbourne bushfires, authorities have launched an investigation to determine how the destructive blaze started.

Pechey bushfire ignition source under investigation

WITH some measure of control now in place around the Pechey and Ravensbourne bushfires, authorities have launched an investigation to determine how the destructive blaze started.

Published a story 21st Nov 2019 4:20 PM

MOTHER Nature backed down long enough to give exhausted firefighters a slight reprieve with control lines holding at the Pechey and Ravensbourne bushfire.

Pechey bushfire reaches turning point: control lines held

MOTHER Nature backed down long enough to give exhausted firefighters a slight reprieve with control lines holding at the Pechey and Ravensbourne bushfire.

Published a story 21st Nov 2019 4:03 PM

STUDENTS are Geham State School are doing their bit to boost spirits of all emergency services battling bushfires in neighbouring Crows Nest and Ravensbourne.

Geham school's messages mean heroics not forgotten

STUDENTS are Geham State School are doing their bit to boost spirits of all emergency services battling bushfires in neighbouring Crows Nest and Ravensbourne.

Published a story 21st Nov 2019 9:51 AM

UNSTABLE conditions through Cunninghams Gap due to bushfires has closed the highway and seen an increase of traffic through Toowoomba.

Traffic concerns over closure of Cunningham Highway

UNSTABLE conditions through Cunninghams Gap due to bushfires has closed the highway and seen an increase of traffic through Toowoomba.

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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.