March 2015

Published a story 6th Mar 2015 12:35 PM

A HONG Kong tourist who killed two Hervey Bay men in a high-speed crash after allegedly crossing over to the wrong side of the road will remain behind bars until her trial.

Chinese national refused bail after Bundaberg double fatal

A HONG Kong tourist who killed two Hervey Bay men in a high-speed crash after allegedly crossing over to the wrong side of the road will remain behind bars until her trial.

Published a story 5th Mar 2015 6:52 PM

A SUNSHINE Coast man has walked free from court over his involvement in the 2012 armed robbery of a popular Brisbane watering hole.

Man walks free after convicted of pub robbery

A SUNSHINE Coast man has walked free from court over his involvement in the 2012 armed robbery of a popular Brisbane watering hole.

Published a story 5th Mar 2015 6:38 PM

A CONVICTED sex offender is back behind bars after trying to run away from his court agreed accommodation still wearing his GPS ankle bracelet.

Sex offender tries to flee... with GPS ankle bracelet on

A CONVICTED sex offender is back behind bars after trying to run away from his court agreed accommodation still wearing his GPS ankle bracelet.

Published a story 5th Mar 2015 6:28 PM

A SUNSHINE Coast man who was jailed for six years for his involvement in causing more than $200,000 damage to an optometrist’s store has appealed his sentence.

Man appeals jail sentence claiming it was too harsh

A SUNSHINE Coast man who was jailed for six years for his involvement in causing more than $200,000 damage to an optometrist’s store has appealed his sentence.

Published a story 5th Mar 2015 5:28 PM

A GUN collector who tried to import parts for a high-powered military weapon will be back before the courts after Customs appealed a magistrate’s decision.

Gun collector back in court over importing military firearm

A GUN collector who tried to import parts for a high-powered military weapon will be back before the courts after Customs appealed a magistrate’s decision.

Published a story 4th Mar 2015 6:32 PM

A MAN convicted of murdering his partner, dumping her body in the boot of her car before setting it alight has claimed he did not mean to kill her.

Murderer claims he killed in spontaneous 'blind rage'

A MAN convicted of murdering his partner, dumping her body in the boot of her car before setting it alight has claimed he did not mean to kill her.

Published a story 4th Mar 2015 6:19 PM

A SYDNEY-based bikie who is accused of trafficking crystal meth into Maryborough prison has had his bid for freedom rejected.

Bikie accused of trafficking meth to jails refused bail

A SYDNEY-based bikie who is accused of trafficking crystal meth into Maryborough prison has had his bid for freedom rejected.

Published a story 4th Mar 2015 3:11 PM

A MAN who was charged initially with being an accessory after the fact surrounding the death of Mackay man Timothy John Pullen has been charged with his murder.

Third man charged with Pullen murder

A MAN who was charged initially with being an accessory after the fact surrounding the death of Mackay man Timothy John Pullen has been charged with his murder.

Published a story 3rd Mar 2015 3:27 PM

A STATE Coroner has criticsed police for being almost three years late in reporting a suspicious death to the coroner

Coroner orders police to investigate suspicious death

A STATE Coroner has criticsed police for being almost three years late in reporting a suspicious death to the coroner

Published a story 3rd Mar 2015 8:29 AM

A FORMER Coast Bandidos president with a criminal history dating back to the ’90s will walk free from jail after securing bail before his extortion trial.

Former Coast Bandidos president wins bail ahead of trial

A FORMER Coast Bandidos president with a criminal history dating back to the ’90s will walk free from jail after securing bail before his extortion trial.

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I was born in New South Wales and was educated at Sydney's prestigious Scots College. I have worked both in Australia and United Kingdom for some of the largest newspaper in the two respective countries. I joined APN as a senior reporter at The Chronicle in Toowoomba in 2010. The following year I was named APN's Daily Reporter of the Year for my coverage of the 2011 Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley flood disaster. I currently work at the APN Newsdesk in Brisbane where I cover state politics and court for APN's suite of daily and weekly newspapers.