August 2015

Voted in a poll 25th Aug 2015 9:30 AM

Published a story 18th Aug 2015 12:46 PM

A single electorate in Perth could spell the end of Tony Abbott's time as Prime Minister, according to increasingly worried Liberal MPs.

'It would be all over for Tony Abbott' say worried MPs

A single electorate in Perth could spell the end of Tony Abbott's time as Prime Minister, according to increasingly worried Liberal MPs.

Published a story 18th Aug 2015 10:10 AM

Driven batty by the deafening alarm coming from a late 1999 Saab, a man has given into his darker urges and left a note on the car's windshield

Neighbour pens hilarious note after alarm goes off all night

Driven batty by the deafening alarm coming from a late 1999 Saab, a man has given into his darker urges and left a note on the car's windshield

Published a story 17th Aug 2015 11:55 AM

ALL religious leaders and staff in Australia would have to have “Working With Children Checks” if new recommendations are adopted.

'Church leaders need Working With Children Checks'

ALL religious leaders and staff in Australia would have to have “Working With Children Checks” if new recommendations are adopted.

Published a story 17th Aug 2015 8:31 AM

MY Kitchen Rules celebrity chef and paleo diet advocate Pete Evans has defended his recipe book that encourages mothers to use a breast milk replacement

Pete Evans defends paleo baby recipes on Sunday Night

MY Kitchen Rules celebrity chef and paleo diet advocate Pete Evans has defended his recipe book that encourages mothers to use a breast milk replacement

Published a story 15th Aug 2015 11:23 AM

DESPERATE tabloid photographers maybe at risk of being shot as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge warn that the clamouring for photos of Prince George has now “crossed a line”.

A line has been crossed: Duke and Duchess slam paparazzi

DESPERATE tabloid photographers maybe at risk of being shot as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge warn that the clamouring for photos of Prince George has now “crossed a line”.

Published a story 14th Aug 2015 11:58 AM

A MAGNITUDE 4 earthquake has struck off the Fraser Coast but residents on Fraser Island didn't feel a thing.

Earthquake fails to stir up Fraser, Sunshine coasts

A MAGNITUDE 4 earthquake has struck off the Fraser Coast but residents on Fraser Island didn't feel a thing.

Commented on a story 12th Aug 2015 12:37 PM

DO YOU remember when the Queen refused to fly the flag above Buckingham Palace at half mast after Princess Diana’s death, despite popular outcry?

LETTER: People will have final say on refusal to fly flag

"Well spotted mohawk. That link should work now."

Voted in a poll 11th Aug 2015 9:38 AM

Commented on a story 7th Aug 2015 10:01 AM

IS THE Carmichael Court win a mere technical hitch? No it is not, says Environmental Defenders Office NSW principal solicitor Sue Higginson.

OPINION: Carmichael Court win 'not a mere technical hitch'

"G'day the_wombat, the first paragraph of the story names her as: "Environmental Defenders Office NSW..."

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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.