July 2020

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 5:06 PM

A footy club is only as good as the volunteers that work selflessly behind the scenes to get it going every weekend.

These legends of league got your game back, Mackay

A footy club is only as good as the volunteers that work selflessly behind the scenes to get it going every weekend.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 2:52 PM

A witness told police a man was dragged from a car by two men

Man bloodied after assault outside corner store

A witness told police a man was dragged from a car by two men

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 12:26 PM

UPDATE: The search for missing man Robert Boettiger is growing increasingly desperate with police yet to find him.

Search for missing Robert Boettiger grows desperate

UPDATE: The search for missing man Robert Boettiger is growing increasingly desperate with police yet to find him.

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 11:36 AM

A number of the firearms were reported stolen from rural properties between Walkerston and Sarina

11 firearms, drugs found inside stolen car

A number of the firearms were reported stolen from rural properties between Walkerston and Sarina

Published a story 3rd Jul 2020 10:15 AM

Intruder rifles through woman’s handbag as she slept. Now police have linked her stolen car to a business break-in

Stolen car linked to business smash and grab

Intruder rifles through woman’s handbag as she slept. Now police have linked her stolen car to a business break-in

June 2020

Published a story 30th Jun 2020 12:23 PM

Innocent bystander recounts the horror of a two-car crash before a third vehicle slammed into scene

Crash horror: ‘All I could hear was a lady screaming’

Innocent bystander recounts the horror of a two-car crash before a third vehicle slammed into scene

Published a story 29th Jun 2020 4:13 PM

Property crime in focus as business trashed and would-be thief bumbles car theft

Workshop ransacked, car damaged in weekend crime

Property crime in focus as business trashed and would-be thief bumbles car theft

Published a story 29th Jun 2020 3:42 PM

When police searched a Glenella property, they asked about two bikes. Now they’re investigating

How two bicycles sparked a police investigation

When police searched a Glenella property, they asked about two bikes. Now they’re investigating

Published a story 29th Jun 2020 9:46 AM

Fire crews were called twice to Northern Beaches suburb to tackle grassfire

What sent smoke blanketing Northern Beaches suburb

Fire crews were called twice to Northern Beaches suburb to tackle grassfire

Published a story 28th Jun 2020 7:33 PM

The fire is burning in inaccessible terrain behind suburban houses

Large bushfire burning near housing estate

The fire is burning in inaccessible terrain behind suburban houses

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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.