February 2019

Published a story 13th Feb 2019 10:54 AM

DAVID Janetzki has claimed it would be an "injustice" for sexting teens to face criminal convictions during a debate over revenge porn laws in parliament.

Concern teens to be jailed over sexting in revenge porn laws

DAVID Janetzki has claimed it would be an "injustice" for sexting teens to face criminal convictions during a debate over revenge porn laws in parliament.

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 11:48 AM

A CONGO-BORN refugee has won the right to remain in Australia despite being convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old girl in Toowoomba.

Toowoomba crim avoids deportation after sex with child

A CONGO-BORN refugee has won the right to remain in Australia despite being convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old girl in Toowoomba.

Published a story 11th Feb 2019 4:07 PM

IT'S billed as the world's biggest medicinal cannabis farm, now the Canadian company behind it is spruiking huge figures for the sprawling Toowoomba project.

$500m to build world's biggest cannabis farm

IT'S billed as the world's biggest medicinal cannabis farm, now the Canadian company behind it is spruiking huge figures for the sprawling Toowoomba project.

Published a story 11th Feb 2019 1:48 PM

FEDERAL MP David Littleproud says state royal commissions could be used as "political tools" after facing  criticism for not attending Murray-Darling hearings.

Minister under fire over Royal Commission no-show

FEDERAL MP David Littleproud says state royal commissions could be used as "political tools" after facing criticism for not attending Murray-Darling hearings.

Published a story 10th Feb 2019 5:19 PM

DETECTIVES warn charges will be laid against online Toowoomba sleuths if they continue to hunt down a man they say is involved in an attempted child abduction.

Police warn vigilantes over child abduction witch-hunt

DETECTIVES warn charges will be laid against online Toowoomba sleuths if they continue to hunt down a man they say is involved in an attempted child abduction.

Published a story 10th Feb 2019 4:07 PM

DOZENS of people packed the CUA Community Hub as activists from several organisations joined forces against the destruction of koala habitats in the region.

Activist groups to fight destruction of koala habitat

DOZENS of people packed the CUA Community Hub as activists from several organisations joined forces against the destruction of koala habitats in the region.

Published a story 10th Feb 2019 3:54 PM

A MAN in his 20s has been winched to safety after a 10 metre fall on Toowoomba's Tabletop Mountain prompted a dramatic rescue operation this morning.

Dramatic vision: Ambos scale Tabletop for rescue

A MAN in his 20s has been winched to safety after a 10 metre fall on Toowoomba's Tabletop Mountain prompted a dramatic rescue operation this morning.

Published a story 8th Feb 2019 2:35 PM

LIBERIAN child soldier's six-month rampage included flashing his penis to pub patrons, threatening to kill CentreLink staff and assaulting a Toowoomba worker.

Former child soldier's crime spree across state's south-east

LIBERIAN child soldier's six-month rampage included flashing his penis to pub patrons, threatening to kill CentreLink staff and assaulting a Toowoomba worker.

Published a story 8th Feb 2019 8:38 AM

A TOOWOOMBA aged care facility is set to spend millions on upgrades - in total, 48 rooms are expected to get a fresh lick of paint.

Multi-million dollar refurb planned for city aged care home

A TOOWOOMBA aged care facility is set to spend millions on upgrades - in total, 48 rooms are expected to get a fresh lick of paint.

Published a story 5th Feb 2019 3:26 PM

A COMPANY  is investing $10 million in a proposed Toowoomba cannabis farm that can produce 500,000kg a year - making it potentially the biggest on the planet.

$10m plan: ‘World’s biggest’ cannabis farm in Toowoomba

A COMPANY is investing $10 million in a proposed Toowoomba cannabis farm that can produce 500,000kg a year - making it potentially the biggest on the planet.

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Anton is a general news reporter covering issues across the Toowoomba region. Anton joined The Chronicle in January, 2016 as a cadet after studying at the University of Queensland in Brisbane.