July 2020

Published a story 7th Jul 2020 10:24 AM

First line-up of industry speakers for QME 2020 in Mackay.

QME back for 2020: What you need to know

First line-up of industry speakers for QME 2020 in Mackay.

Published a story 6th Jul 2020 5:40 PM

UPDATE: A MAN is being flown to Mackay after a fiery single-vehicle crash south-west of the city this afternoon.

PHOTOS: Man thrown from car in fiery single-vehicle crash

UPDATE: A MAN is being flown to Mackay after a fiery single-vehicle crash south-west of the city this afternoon.

Published a story 6th Jul 2020 2:43 PM

Cutters chairman says COVID-19, sponsorship pause and budget challenges triggered massive changes

Mackay Cutters CEO out, major restructure at club

Cutters chairman says COVID-19, sponsorship pause and budget challenges triggered massive changes

Published a story 6th Jul 2020 10:54 AM

Pioneer Valley man, 21, charged after three-car crash at Gargett

Driver in multi-vehicle Pioneer Valley crash charged

Pioneer Valley man, 21, charged after three-car crash at Gargett

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

Car slams into two-vehicle crash on rural road

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

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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.