May 2018

Published a story 24th May 2018 5:19 PM

One of the most dangerous times of the year for deadly snakes is upon us as they look for last meals before winter

Wrangler's warning after fatal brown bite

One of the most dangerous times of the year for deadly snakes is upon us as they look for last meals before winter

Published a story 24th May 2018 5:09 PM

Just minutes after he was bitten by an eastern brown snake, former Maryborough man Aaron Bryant was dead

Why we should all learn to apply a pressure bandage

Just minutes after he was bitten by an eastern brown snake, former Maryborough man Aaron Bryant was dead

Published a story 16th May 2018 10:56 AM

Behind the scenes of the no-judgment Fraser Coast bootcamp where kids can roam free and getting fit is just the beginning

Bring your baby to no-judgment bootcamp

Behind the scenes of the no-judgment Fraser Coast bootcamp where kids can roam free and getting fit is just the beginning

Published a story 3rd May 2018 9:20 PM

Former mayor confident 'truth will prevail' ahead of today's Supreme Court ruling

DECISION DAY: Loft speaks out ahead of landmark court ruling

Former mayor confident 'truth will prevail' ahead of today's Supreme Court ruling

Published a story 3rd May 2018 11:21 AM

Supreme Court to deliver judgment just in time for Fraser Coast mayoral by-election

Decision in Loft appeal imminent

Supreme Court to deliver judgment just in time for Fraser Coast mayoral by-election

March 2018

Published a story 19th Mar 2018 9:57 AM

VIDEO: Puppy basher fined $2000 for cruelty

A WOMAN who battered a puppy and screamed she was going to "punch it to death" has been fined $2,000 and ordered to pay court costs.

Published a story 7th Mar 2018 9:55 AM

Just two weeks to go until every Prep student, from all 41 schools, gets their picture in paper

We're for celebrating our preps

Just two weeks to go until every Prep student, from all 41 schools, gets their picture in paper

February 2018

Published a story 16th Feb 2018 9:56 AM

Nathan Greenfield has been sentenced to 10 years jail in Maryborough Supreme Court for the 2015 killing of June Wallis.

SENTENCED: Killer of mum of two sentenced to 10 years

Nathan Greenfield has been sentenced to 10 years jail in Maryborough Supreme Court for the 2015 killing of June Wallis.

December 2017

Published a story 5th Dec 2017 6:47 PM

This will be the first time in Queensland history a Minister has exercised their power to sideline a mayor.

Mayor Loft has seven days to save his job

This will be the first time in Queensland history a Minister has exercised their power to sideline a mayor.

November 2017

Published a story 25th Nov 2017 12:00 PM

CONFUSED about why you live in one town but are being asked to vote for candidates in another?

EXPLAINED: Why some Bay voters have to vote for M'boro

CONFUSED about why you live in one town but are being asked to vote for candidates in another?

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Working from Sydney, Jessica specialises in crime/court reporting, filing for APN’s regional mastheads in Northern NSW as well as providing national content for the group. She was previously Chief Reporter at the Fraser Coast Chronicle in Hervey Bay, Queensland where she grew up and trained. Early in her career, she was named Queensland Young Journalist of the Year at the Clarion Awards. More recently, she was finalist at the 2013 Kennedy Awards for Excellence in NSW Journalism in both the Young Journalist and Court Reporter of the Year categories.