January 2017

Published a story 17th Jan 2017 11:41 AM

THE man who disappeared from a hulking coal ship off the Queensland coast, and is presumed dead, may have vanished after drinking “a toxic substance”.

Lost sailor may have "consumed toxic substance"

THE man who disappeared from a hulking coal ship off the Queensland coast, and is presumed dead, may have vanished after drinking “a toxic substance”.

Published a story 17th Jan 2017 9:06 AM

SHARK nets protecting some of Sydney's most popular beaches are being sabotaged, leaving surfers and swimmers vulnerable.

"Eco-cretins" sabotage shark nets, risk swimmers' lives

SHARK nets protecting some of Sydney's most popular beaches are being sabotaged, leaving surfers and swimmers vulnerable.

Published a story 13th Jan 2017 10:18 PM

WHEN Pauline Hanson was asked about politicians rorting their entitlements, she said it “disgusted” her

Pauline Hanson fires up at journo over travel question

WHEN Pauline Hanson was asked about politicians rorting their entitlements, she said it “disgusted” her

Published a story 13th Jan 2017 9:56 PM

THE flames of public anger have already engulfed one Federal Minister and threaten to raze the reputations of many others

Pauline Hanson: Pollies who rort must be fined, punished

THE flames of public anger have already engulfed one Federal Minister and threaten to raze the reputations of many others

Voted in a poll 13th Jan 2017 9:00 PM

Published a story 13th Jan 2017 9:03 AM

PAULINE Hanson wants Australians to be forced to apply for identity cards, verified by their fingerprint, as part of a plan to crack down on Centrelink rorts.

Pauline Hanson wants national ID to stop welfare rorts

PAULINE Hanson wants Australians to be forced to apply for identity cards, verified by their fingerprint, as part of a plan to crack down on Centrelink rorts.

Commented on a story 7th Jan 2017 1:45 PM

'The pair will probably treat billions of people from all over the world as though they are a single person'

STRANGE POLITICS: George and Cory plan to set us all right

"You don't think the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse is part of the story..."

Commented on a story 7th Jan 2017 1:44 PM

'The pair will probably treat billions of people from all over the world as though they are a single person'

STRANGE POLITICS: George and Cory plan to set us all right

"I like to think of us as an exciting monotone broken record."

Published a story 4th Jan 2017 1:48 PM

FORD is warning owners to return their 4WD to a dealer right now.

BREAKING: 'Loss of vehicle control': 10,000 Ford 4WDs recalled

FORD is warning owners to return their 4WD to a dealer right now.

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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.