September 2019

Published a story 17th Sep 2019 11:23 AM

JUANITA Johnson knows more than most people what it's like to lose someone close to you through crashes.

Lights on the Hill a moving memorial to truckies

JUANITA Johnson knows more than most people what it's like to lose someone close to you through crashes.

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 4:45 PM

NINE years ago, Mathew Wright started working at Rocky's Own Transport Company as a labourer at their Rockhampton Depot.

People are Rocky's Own's most important asset

NINE years ago, Mathew Wright started working at Rocky's Own Transport Company as a labourer at their Rockhampton Depot.

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 4:44 PM

"NOW, I'm in a semi and I'll be in a B-double in February.”

Barnsey learns the trucking ropes

"NOW, I'm in a semi and I'll be in a B-double in February.”

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 4:15 PM

IT MIGHT be a fantastic day out, but there's a heart-breaking story behind Gympie's popular truck show, Matty Hillcoat's Truckie's Day Out.

Honouring Matty at the show

IT MIGHT be a fantastic day out, but there's a heart-breaking story behind Gympie's popular truck show, Matty Hillcoat's Truckie's Day Out.

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 4:02 PM

HE MIGHT be pushing 77, but truckie Terry Bairstow has no plans to hang up the keys to his road train any time soon.

Truckie Terry, 77, is still going strong

HE MIGHT be pushing 77, but truckie Terry Bairstow has no plans to hang up the keys to his road train any time soon.

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 2:57 PM

TONY Camilleri felt like he'd been slapped in the face when he heard the doctors telling him his prostate cancer had progressed to stage four.

Truckie's grim health warning: 'Check for your survival'

TONY Camilleri felt like he'd been slapped in the face when he heard the doctors telling him his prostate cancer had progressed to stage four.

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 2:41 PM

MUM Rachael Eddy made a difference in the lives of many of the drought-stricken western Queensland families

Drivers take water to Stanthorpe

MUM Rachael Eddy made a difference in the lives of many of the drought-stricken western Queensland families

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 1:56 PM

A DARLING Downs truck driver has questioned the safety practices of feedlots when it comes to accepting overloaded trucks.

Truckie pleads: 'Don't turn us away'

A DARLING Downs truck driver has questioned the safety practices of feedlots when it comes to accepting overloaded trucks.

Published a story 16th Sep 2019 11:38 AM

A DARLING Downs truck driver has questioned the safety practices of feedlots when it comes to accepting overloaded trucks

Truckie: 'Don't turn us away'

A DARLING Downs truck driver has questioned the safety practices of feedlots when it comes to accepting overloaded trucks

Published a story 13th Sep 2019 2:50 PM

Transport industry is honouring the memory of the father-of-four who died at the wheel of his rig.

Truckies to celebrate the life of Dane Ballinger

Transport industry is honouring the memory of the father-of-four who died at the wheel of his rig.

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Kate has been with APN for almost two years, starting as a cadet at The Chronicle in November of 2010. She studied at Lowood State High School and the University of Queensland.