January 2020

Published a story 24th Jan 2020 3:24 PM

The 45-year-old was once considered one of the fastest man in rugby league and represented Queensland in State of Origin.

Fallen NRL hero’s last chance to dodge jail

The 45-year-old was once considered one of the fastest man in rugby league and represented Queensland in State of Origin.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2020 6:39 PM

The 27 year old is facing 11 charges including dangerous driving and seriously assaulting police.

Man allegedly behind dramatic car chase makes bail bid

The 27 year old is facing 11 charges including dangerous driving and seriously assaulting police.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2020 6:05 PM

The Nebo dad’s string of offences culminated in his arrest after a car crash on Connors Rd.

Thief behind dramatic citizen’s arrest case

The Nebo dad’s string of offences culminated in his arrest after a car crash on Connors Rd.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2020 4:55 PM

New details emerged about alleged cocaine kingpin Markis Scott Turner during a hearing for his mother.

Mackay fugitive allegedly paid cash for boat parts

New details emerged about alleged cocaine kingpin Markis Scott Turner during a hearing for his mother.

Published a story 21st Jan 2020 6:57 PM

A coronial probe will explore who should handle prosecutions in fatal mine incidents.

Mine death sparks call for specialist prosecutor

A coronial probe will explore who should handle prosecutions in fatal mine incidents.

Published a story 21st Jan 2020 6:16 PM

From a cocaine bust to drink and drug driving, here is a selection of Mackay Magistrates Court news.

Rape case adjourned over outstanding statement

From a cocaine bust to drink and drug driving, here is a selection of Mackay Magistrates Court news.

Published a story 21st Jan 2020 10:58 AM

A 21 year old charged with grievous bodily harm applied for bail over the Walkerston incident.

Young father in court over violent glassing of stranger

A 21 year old charged with grievous bodily harm applied for bail over the Walkerston incident.

Published a story 20th Jan 2020 3:26 PM

Man held in contempt after argumentative tirade during brief court mention

’Bunch of maggots’: Man’s angry courtroom tirade

Man held in contempt after argumentative tirade during brief court mention

Published a story 17th Jan 2020 4:07 PM

The Central Queensland miner nicked the fuel card from his stepdad in anger.

Man spends $1700 on stolen fuel card

The Central Queensland miner nicked the fuel card from his stepdad in anger.

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I didn’t always want to be a journalist. In fact, when I was younger my dream was to be an archaeologist – who wouldn’t want to be like Indiana Jones? However, now that I am a journalist, I couldn’t imagine doing anything else with my life. I love listening to people’s stories and sharing them with others. I’m a Queenslander through and though. Mackay is the furthest south I have ever lived. I’m an only child and I was raised in Airlie Beach. My parents are former boaties; we lived on a 42 foot Catamaran called ‘Sundance’ for a number of years. My parents called me the Sundance Kid for years. I earned my degree at James Cook University in Townsville, and prior to here I lived in Cairns for three-and-a-half years where I was a magazine journalist. I’m a diehard book worm, and still love getting out on the water.