January 2021

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 3:54 PM

The type of club remains the only common thread between the damaging break and enters of four sports facilities

Man charged, three sports club break-ins still unsolved

The type of club remains the only common thread between the damaging break and enters of four sports facilities

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 1:17 PM

The claim is seeking to recover compensation for any customers who paid for electricity since January 2015.

Energy class action claim filed in power compensation bid

The claim is seeking to recover compensation for any customers who paid for electricity since January 2015.

Published a story 20th Jan 2021 9:31 AM

Frontline healthcare workers across Mackay and Whitsundays say there are increasing number of aggressive patients seeking treatment

Health workers report rise in violent, aggressive patients

Frontline healthcare workers across Mackay and Whitsundays say there are increasing number of aggressive patients seeking treatment

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 9:45 PM

Heavy machinery will today clear what’s left of the Seafresh shed on River St in a ‘milestone’ moment

Demolition to clear CBD site for ambitious waterfront dream

Heavy machinery will today clear what’s left of the Seafresh shed on River St in a ‘milestone’ moment

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 9:05 PM

The company is working to repair the ‘rotational failure’ recent heavy rains have triggered

Heavy rains trigger landslip at Mackay region quarry

The company is working to repair the ‘rotational failure’ recent heavy rains have triggered

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 4:50 PM

‘A positive sewage result means that someone who has been infected was shedding the virus’

More COVID fragments found in Airlie Beach sewage

‘A positive sewage result means that someone who has been infected was shedding the virus’

Published a story 19th Jan 2021 12:07 PM

It will be alleged the woman became verbally abusive towards staff and assaulted three nurses, kicking one in the chest.

Three hospital nurses injured in alleged ED assault

It will be alleged the woman became verbally abusive towards staff and assaulted three nurses, kicking one in the chest.

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 5:49 PM

WATCH THE VIDEO: Burglar’s escape attempt ends in crash but flees on foot after break-in at Mackay Golf Club

Burglar crashes getaway buggy after foiled golf club break

WATCH THE VIDEO: Burglar’s escape attempt ends in crash but flees on foot after break-in at Mackay Golf Club

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 3:55 PM

The intruder in high-vis work clothes is the latest to attempt a sports club break-in

Sarina thief uses three extension cords to cut into ATM

The intruder in high-vis work clothes is the latest to attempt a sports club break-in

Published a story 18th Jan 2021 2:34 PM

‘If you are still screaming when you hit the bank, you will likely survive’

Box jellyfish caught at popular Mackay beach prompts plea

‘If you are still screaming when you hit the bank, you will likely survive’

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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.