The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Articles from February 15, 2011

18-Hour Days A[euro][approximately]just to Help'; Couple Manages Lockyer Flood Relief
Byline: callum.johnson@thechronicle.com.au GATTON couple Derek and Christine Pingel are the first to admit they had no idea what they were in for when they signed up to co-ordinate the Lockyer Valley Regional Council's flood relief effort. The...
a[euro][approximately]Settler' Sends Rural News around Globe
RURAL content has been an important facet of The Chronicle since its early days. This ad which appeared in The Chronicle on July 18, 1899 for its supplementary publication The Settler shows its circulation extended as far as Great Britain. aTHE...
Baby Animals but No Visitors as Flood Cuts Access to Zoo
Byline: Megan Masters megan.masters@thechronicle.com.au SINCE the Gatton-Clifton Road closed in mid-December last year, Darling Downs Zoo owner Steven Robinson said he has new baby marmosets, a new male pelican and a new idea for a second Range...
Business Sticks to Its Mission
Byline: Adam Davies adam.davies@thechronicle.com.au THE chances are that if you look around your home or business and see any office supplies it is a fair bet they have come from Downs Office Equipment and Supplies. The locally owned business...
Couple Focuses on Life's Finer Things
Byline: Adam Davies adam.davies@thechronicle.com.au WHEN it come to antiques in Toowoomba Richard and Elizabeth Dowe are the purveyors of antiques to the discerning buyer. The former graziers are now the proud owners of the Toowoomba Antiques...
Ethics Power New City Venture
AS home-owners and businesses increasingly adopt green technology to cut their power bills and reduce their environmental footprint Toowoomba has welcomed AllSafe Energy Efficient Products, a fresh face in the energy efficiency sector. AllSafe franchisee...
Fighting Style Linked to Divorce
IT'S reasonable to assume that couples who scream and throw things at each other are the most likely to eventually divorce. However, a study recently published by the University of Michigan reports that this is not necessarily the case. They...
Hamilton out to Slam Home Aust Selection; Queensland Softball Team Faces Tough Assignment
Byline: Tim Braban @thechronicle.com.au TOOWOOMBA'S Seven Hamilton will this morning realise a childhood dream when he debuts in the Queensland open men's team at the Australian Softball Championships in Brisbane. Hamilton will be joined in maroon...
Kids Spark ,Cybib' Idea
Byline: Adam Davies Adam.Davies@thechronicle.com.au FOR Belinda Long, the desire to spend time at home with her three children watching them grow up was the catalyst to start her own business, Bibska Bibs. Bibska Bibs wholesales baby bibs to...
Leighton Plans Review after Profit Decreases
SYDNEY: Leighton Holdings Ltd has launched a sweeping review of its operations and expects full-year net profit to fall by more than 20 per cent after a slump in first-half profit. Chief executive David Stewart, presenting his first results briefing...
Lions Cubs Get Chance to Roar
AFL: Lions coach Michael Voss has put the heat on his numerous young cubs to stand up and demand AFL senior action in Friday night's NAB Cup opener at Etihad Stadium. With a host of senior positions up for grabs following a forgettable 2010, Voss...
Men Face Up to Treatments
Byline: Sarah Green @thechronicle.com.au STEP aside ladies a it is time to share the mirror and bathroom bench space. The men's grooming market is booming. In fact, the male grooming phenomenon is such that it was one of the only industries...
Roar the Best, but Not Unbeatable, Say Rivals
Byline: LIAM FITZGIBBON of AAP FOOTBALL: Finals rivals have hailed Brisbane Roar one of the greatest ever A-League teams but insist it is far from unbeatable in the race to the championship. Ange Postecoglou's side heads into week one of the...
Salary Sacrifice Offers Benefits
SALARY sacrificing allows you to make contributions before income tax is paid Co effectively reducing your taxable income, potentially saving you from paying high tax rates, while growing your super. How are salary sacrifice contributions taxed?...
TV Star Kerri-Anne Gives Couple a Break
Byline: Anthea Gleeson anthea.gleeson@thechronicle.com.au THE message of love and hope became a reality yesterday for Grantham flood victims John and Kathy Mahon. The couple, who have been married for 36 years, were whisked away for a romantic...
USQ Takes Project Management to New Level with Innovative Program
FOR thousands of years humans have attempted to alter the patterns of their existence. While the term project managers did not come into use until the middle of the 20th century, early pioneers of this field have helped gain control of our environment,...