The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

Articles from March 14, 2015

9-5 Work Day Is History
Byline: NATHAN WOULFE Recruitment editor EVERY five years, our Federal Government is obligated to produce an Intergenerational Report - a document exploring the impacts of demographic change on economic growth, and the financial implications of...
Ample Bite in This Old Dog; Its Days Are Numbered but Aussie Sedan Remains a Smooth Highway Cruiser
Byline: Grant Edwards OUR latest driving experience was akin to visiting an old friend in the nursing home. We were behind the wheel of one of the latest V8-powered Holden Commodores. While proudly Australian made, its days are numbered. Fast...
Blow Whistle on Video Refs
THE NRL season has only started and already I'm sick to death of referees going upstairs to the video ref. I realise that the code has a responsibility to its sponsors, but come on fellas let's give the poor spectators a fair go. If the scoreline...
Breathtaking Views from Stunning Home
THIS breathtaking home has been designed to capitalise on its exceptional location while making the most of a north-east aspect. Architecturally designed and built by award winning builder Mark Sorenson, no detail has been overlooked and finishes...
CareFlight Flies 42 Missions in Just Seven Days
THEY'RE the angels of the sky, but are only kept flying thanks in most part to generous donations. RACQ CareFlight crews have been kept busy since the start of the month, notching up 42 missions in just seven days from March 2-8. Eleven of those...
Clarke to Iron out Batting Issues with Time at Crease
CRICKET: Australia skipper Michael Clarke could be set to move up the order against Scotland in Hobart today in a bid to get more batting time ahead of next week's World Cup quarter-final. Clarke (pictured) insisted he was 100% fit after speculation...
Couple Thrilled with Gallipoli Ballot Win
Byline: Stuart Cumming stuart.cumming@thechronicle.com.au Making the trip? ARE you one of the lucky ones who won tickets in the ballot to attend centenary commemorations at Turkey's Anzac Cove next month? The Chronicle would love to hear from...
Dirty Eggs Recalled over Salmonella Risk
Byline: Tara Miko tara.miko@thechronicle.com.au SUPPLIES of Darling Downs Fresh Eggs have been recalled as a salmonella prevention measure. The recall concerns Darling Downs Fresh Eggs' caged and mountain range with a date stamp of 036 up to...
Downs Primed for Cattleman's Cup
Byline: Glen McCullough glenm@thechronicle.com.au DARLING DOWNS 1. Jay Schulte 2. Sam Hogarth 3. Jack Cook 4. Sam Tweedy 5. Sonny Power (c) 6. Andre Van Straden 7. Rodger Geldard 8. Tom Simpson (vc) 9. Lloyd Swift 10. Angus Ramsey 11. Grant Angell...
Engine Trouble Is the Pits for Aussie F1 Star
MOTORSPORT: Daniel Ricciardo's hopes of becoming the first Australian to win his home grand prix took a hit after the Perth-born driver was forced to sit out the second practice in Melbourne following engine trouble. The 25-year-old had been 10th...
Farm Access Vital for Future; Officers Critical to Ensure Gas Success
THE GasFields Commission has called on Queensland's major onshore gas companies currently shedding jobs to carefully consider positions critical to landholder engagement and ultimately the long term success of these $70 billion gas infrastructure projects....
He Still Has Pace
Vital statistics Who: Anthony Minichiello. Born: May 24, 1980. Resume: The former professional rugby league footballer who captained the Sydney Roosters retired last year. An Australian and Italian international as well as a New South Wales...
Keep Focus on Core Business
Business Beat with Peter Ambrosiussen "WHY do some companies thrive in uncertainty, even chaos, and others do not?" asked Jim Collins to an audience of a few thousand business leaders in Sydney last week. This question is very relevant...
Mets' Semi Spot Hangs on Bowlers
METROPOLITAN-Easts need their bowling attack firing at Harristown Park today to win through to the TCI A-grade semi-final. The Trojans have a 188-run lead over Northern Brothers Diggers, who will resume at 1-38 with Jason Richardson (20 n.o.) and...
Missing Clydesdales Leave Q-Cup Hole
Byline: Ben Drewe ben.drewe@thechronicle.com.au QUEENSLAND Rugby League has identified the absence of Toowoomba from the Intrust Super Cup as a big hole in a truly state-wide competition. The Clydesdales last contested the Queensland Cup back...
Oakey Teen Admits to $440,000 Hay Fire
Byline: Peter Hardwick peter.hardwick@thechronicle.com.au AN OAKEY teenager playing with a cigarette lighter inadvertently set fire to a shed full of hay which ultimately left a damage bill of almost $450,000. The Children's Court of Queensland...
Queen of Rock Gives It Her All
Byline: Susan Harland SUZI Quatro took the audience on a journey back through her musical career in a rocking performance at the Empire Theatre. On what is her last tour of Australia, the queen of rock performed songs off a succession of albums,...
Rangers Eye End to Long Title Drought
Byline: Glen McCullough glenm@thechronicle.com.au RANGERS A GRADE Grand Final Team v Narangba Rob Harris, Mick Locke, Phil Vanderneut, Dusty Asham, Shaun Clarke, Clarke Whelpton, Sean Rogers, Alex Groves, Brenton Althaus, Scott Ho. RANGERS...
Report Violence before It's Too Late
Byline: Rachael Murray Rachael.Murray@thechronicle.com.au IN THE past year, two of our region's most shocking murders have been family tragedies, occurring within the four walls the victims have called home. A double stabbing in Newtown in January...
Shameful Epidemic Tears Families Apart; Legal Relief Sought from Abuse
Byline: Sherele Moody APN Newsdesk Key facts Domestic violence applications, including protection orders (PO) and temporary protection orders (TPO), heard by the Toowoomba Magistrates Court include: YEARPO TPO TOTAL APPLICATIONS 2013-14...
Storm Clouds Brewing over Brookvale Oval
IT'S ONE of the fiercest modern-day rivalries in the NRL. When Manly meets Melbourne, look out, anything can, and usually does, happen. Whether it's a club game worth two competition points or a grand final with everything on the line, there's no...
System to Blame for Sea Eagles Flying Coop
OKAY, let me see if I've got this right. Daly Cherry-Evans is playing for Manly this season but he has already signed to play for the Titans next year. Kieran Foran is playing for Manly this season but he has already agreed to join the Eels for the...
Time to Say 'No More'; Today We Launch a High-Profile Campaign That Aims to End Domestic and Family Violence and We Need Your Help
Byline: Christina Ongley LOOK at their faces. These are just some of the 17 women who have been killed since the start of this year, many of them in their own homes, all of them allegedly by men known to them. Another victim is a seven-year-old...
Undefeated Records Put to Ultimate Test
Byline: Glen McCullough glenm@thechronicle.com.au SMITHY BRINGS THE BIG FIGHTS 9 TODAY Rumours International Ruthven St, Toowoomba Corporate Bouts start 3.30pm First Pro Fight at 7pm Tickets at the door ONE man is headed for...
Weddings, Parties, Anything
DRESSED to the nines, lass turned up at a Toowoomba function centre for a posh evening. She waltzed in and politely asked for a beer before spying a friend walking around with a bottle of champaigne without a glass. "Go get some glasses and I'll...
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