April 2016

Published a story 13th Apr 2016 2:02 PM

Channel Nine reporter Tara Brown and nine others including her crew, along with Brisbane mother Sally Faulkner, face kidnapping charges in Lebanon.

"I'll snatch back your kids for $150,000" says Coast expert

Channel Nine reporter Tara Brown and nine others including her crew, along with Brisbane mother Sally Faulkner, face kidnapping charges in Lebanon.

Published a story 10th Apr 2016 7:31 PM

THE captain of the coal carrier dubbed the “Death Ship” was known to Australian authorities for almost 18 years before two men died on board his vessel.

Death Ship master monitored for 18 years before fatalities

THE captain of the coal carrier dubbed the “Death Ship” was known to Australian authorities for almost 18 years before two men died on board his vessel.

Published a story 5th Apr 2016 8:14 AM

When Malcolm Turnbull rolled Tony Abbott to become Prime Minister, one of his justifications was that Mr Abbott had lost 30 Newspolls in a row.

POLL SHOCK: Labor leads as Turnbull tanks for first time

When Malcolm Turnbull rolled Tony Abbott to become Prime Minister, one of his justifications was that Mr Abbott had lost 30 Newspolls in a row.

Voted in a poll 5th Apr 2016 7:30 AM

Voted in a poll 1st Apr 2016 11:33 AM

March 2016

Had an event published 31st Mar 2016 12:42 PM

Groovin' with Guide Dogs Big Band Concert with Afternoon Tea, Lucky Door Prizes and Raffles - and a real, live dog or two to pat!

Musical Paws Concert for Guide Dogs Qld

Sunday 17 Apr 2016 | 2:00pm to 4:30pm

Groovin' with Guide Dogs Big Band Concert with Afternoon Tea, Lucky Door Prizes and Raffles - and a real, live dog or two to pat!

Published a story 30th Mar 2016 12:32 PM

THE captain of the so-called Death Ship was working in Australian waters for months without capturing the attention of authorities.

Border Protection under fire for missing Death Ship captain

THE captain of the so-called Death Ship was working in Australian waters for months without capturing the attention of authorities.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2016 9:33 AM

IT’S a day of double dissolution drama for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as he fends off the slings and arrows of former leader Tony Abbott while trying to find some clear air for his ambitious gambit.

Turnbull v Abbott as double dissolution drama looms

IT’S a day of double dissolution drama for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as he fends off the slings and arrows of former leader Tony Abbott while trying to find some clear air for his ambitious gambit.

Published a story 21st Mar 2016 10:49 AM

Across the state, plenty of people decided to draw their own box and vote for Donald Trump – the loudmouth reality TV businessman running for the US Presidency.

OPINION: Why we need to be able to vote 'none of the above'

Across the state, plenty of people decided to draw their own box and vote for Donald Trump – the loudmouth reality TV businessman running for the US Presidency.

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Owen Jacques is an award-winning investigative journalist from Mackay, now based on the Sunshine Coast as APN Australian Regional Media’s Online News Editor. He has a strong background reporting on politics, business and breaking news. Owen has also specialised in resources reporting, which included a successful campaign to fight 100% fly-in, fly-out mining in rural Queensland towns.