March 2019

Published a story 5th Mar 2019 9:08 AM

In an era of #fakenews and political disarray, the responsibility of this newspaper in ensuring trust with our community has never been more important.

Trust your local paper to deliver strong, quality news

In an era of #fakenews and political disarray, the responsibility of this newspaper in ensuring trust with our community has never been more important.

January 2019

Published a story 4th Jan 2019 8:29 AM

Waters around Boonooroo and Fraser Island were among the reported hot spots

Fraser Coast crocodile sighting statistics revealed

Waters around Boonooroo and Fraser Island were among the reported hot spots

November 2018

Published a story 28th Nov 2018 2:41 PM

Astro Aero will build a high-tech aircraft manufacturing facility on a greenfield site at the Hervey Bay Airport.

Plane factory to create 200 Coast jobs

Astro Aero will build a high-tech aircraft manufacturing facility on a greenfield site at the Hervey Bay Airport.

October 2018

Published a story 28th Oct 2018 7:05 PM

DRUNKEN stupidity could have cost a young Hervey Bay man his life after a decision to punch in a window caused him to lose dangerous amounts of blood.

GRUESOME SCENE: Drunk window smasher saved from bleeding out

DRUNKEN stupidity could have cost a young Hervey Bay man his life after a decision to punch in a window caused him to lose dangerous amounts of blood.

Published a story 17th Oct 2018 8:05 AM

Make your voice heard and bring Sunrise to the Heritage City, Maryborough.

VOTE NOW: M is for Maryborough!

Make your voice heard and bring Sunrise to the Heritage City, Maryborough.

Published a story 5th Oct 2018 4:01 PM

Find out what Prince Harry and Meghan will be up to when they visit Fraser Island

ROYAL VISIT: Prince Harry and Meghan’s Fraser Island schedule revealed

Find out what Prince Harry and Meghan will be up to when they visit Fraser Island

September 2018

Published a story 27th Sep 2018 5:44 PM

The accused sexual predator allegedly broke into homes at random and molested children.

BOGEYMAN BREAK-INS: Accused child predator named

The accused sexual predator allegedly broke into homes at random and molested children.

Published a story 19th Sep 2018 11:43 AM

Three generations of one family have survived a terrifying crash at Maryborough which sparked a police chase.

CRASH CHAOS: Driver allegedly tasered after fleeing scene

Three generations of one family have survived a terrifying crash at Maryborough which sparked a police chase.

Published a story 19th Sep 2018 10:45 AM

The Chronicle understands the car swerved around a crash on Saltwater Creek Rd, where another manhunt was underway

Dramatic manhunt underway at Fraser Coast

The Chronicle understands the car swerved around a crash on Saltwater Creek Rd, where another manhunt was underway

Published a story 10th Sep 2018 8:15 PM

Kensington Palace has released details of the royal tour, which is built around the Invictus Games being held this year in Sydney.

PRINCE VISIT: Why the Royals are coming to the Fraser Coast

Kensington Palace has released details of the royal tour, which is built around the Invictus Games being held this year in Sydney.

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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.