Nick Crockford

Nick has been a journalist for more than 30 years, working for weekly and major daily (morning and evening) newspapers, as well as in public relations and radio in Australia and the UK.

He has led teams covering such as the English Premier League, World Cup Finals and Olympic Games, but says community news is his first love.

Nick has lived in the Moreton Bay Region for more than 20 years and is heavily involved with two of the region’s largest football clubs.

The Latest from Nick

Walter's wise water words for schools
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Walter's wise water words for schools

Students in Morayfield, Deception Bay, Caboolture and Burpengary had a visit from ‘Walter Smart and Friends’, for a live, in-school-theatre, which will tour the Moreton Bay region.

Jobs boost in UniSC expansion
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Jobs boost in UniSC expansion

Clinical trials are to be scaled up at Morayfield Health Hub, creating more jobs, as part of a wider $11.5 million expansion by the University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC).

Casey's supporting role for refs
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Casey's supporting role for refs

Casey Reibelt, the FIFA official who grew up and still lives in Moreton Bay, has been appointed Football Queensland’s (FQ) new Referee Coach and Support Officer.

New 'pavilion' plans spark debate
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New 'pavilion' plans spark debate

Concept designs for the new Suttons Beach ‘pavilion’ have met with mixed reactions - and even calls for the community to have the “deciding vote”.

Tian's taking on the world
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Tian's taking on the world

The world awaits for Kippa-Ring’s Tian Markart and his Australian water polo team, 14,000km away in South America. ** FREE TO READ **

Caravan park set to reopen
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Caravan park set to reopen

One of the busiest caravan parks in the City of Moreton Bay is set to reopen on Saturday after maintenance work.

Work starts on new highway ramps
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Work starts on new highway ramps

Construction officially began today on the new $290 million Bruce Highway on and off ramps at Murrumba Downs and Griffin.

Expansion gets Pulses racing
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Expansion gets Pulses racing

Moreton Bay will be back in the state-level HART Sapphire Series next year with a new club under a licence awarded by Netball Queensland (NQ). ** FREE TO READ **

Plan welcomed, but questions remain
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Plan welcomed, but questions remain

Campaigners have welcomed a revised draft master plan for Scarborough Harbour, saying it's a “distinct improvement”. ** FREE TO READ **

Work starts on new shopping centre
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Work starts on new shopping centre

Construction has officially started on the new Burpengary East Shopping Centre, which will create 260 new and ongoing jobs. ** FREE TO READ **