January 2020

Published a story 26th Jan 2020 4:49 PM

‘There would be very few people, and perhaps no one, who have made more of a positive impact on our community’

Veteran editor helped shape modern-day Maryborough

‘There would be very few people, and perhaps no one, who have made more of a positive impact on our community’

Published a story 24th Jan 2020 6:15 PM

‘It’s a sustainable industry’

JOBS: Powerhouse to set up business in Maryborough

‘It’s a sustainable industry’

Published a story 10th Jan 2020 8:33 AM

In the past three weeks alone significant steps have been taken to progress the Shell Forging Plant

$60M jobs goldmine gaining momentum at M'boro

In the past three weeks alone significant steps have been taken to progress the Shell Forging Plant

Published a story 9th Jan 2020 7:53 AM

The appointment of an Independent Council Election Observer is good in theory, but it was never really going to fly in Queensland.

Why watchdogs won't work without widespread change

The appointment of an Independent Council Election Observer is good in theory, but it was never really going to fly in Queensland.

Published a story 8th Jan 2020 4:30 PM

Voters have been warned to be "very cautious" about claims made by a council candidate about their sitting rival

VOTERS BEWARE: Council watchdog slams baseless allegations

Voters have been warned to be "very cautious" about claims made by a council candidate about their sitting rival

Published a story 3rd Jan 2020 5:32 PM

The reality is, the only way forward is for climate advocates and controlled burn advocates to work together.

Picking side in climate debate won't fix fire threat

The reality is, the only way forward is for climate advocates and controlled burn advocates to work together.

December 2019

Published a story 10th Dec 2019 6:38 PM

All the donations in the world will not make a difference to drought-impacted communities in the long run if they do not have access to water

CALL TO ACTION: Drought advocacy must match sympathy

All the donations in the world will not make a difference to drought-impacted communities in the long run if they do not have access to water

Published a story 5th Dec 2019 6:45 PM

Staff at the Maryborough RSL have been ordered not speak about or contact their boss who is on “stress leave” awaiting the outcome of criminal charges.

RSL IN CRISIS: Staff gagged in wake of imposter claims

Staff at the Maryborough RSL have been ordered not speak about or contact their boss who is on “stress leave” awaiting the outcome of criminal charges.

Published a story 2nd Dec 2019 10:34 AM

"My wife checked the numbers online and that’s when she saw we won division one."

LOTTO WIN: Fraser Coast couple's big prize

"My wife checked the numbers online and that’s when she saw we won division one."

November 2019

Published a story 25th Nov 2019 4:53 PM

The 51-year-old Bauple man was arrested by police on November 21

M'boro RSL boss arrested over alleged army lies

The 51-year-old Bauple man was arrested by police on November 21

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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.