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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.



Local News   •   4-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Where to get a COVID-19 Test

Here are some of the COVID-19 testing centres available in the Moreton Bay Region for those needing to test under the latest Queensland Health laws or showing COVID-19 symptoms.…

Local News   •   4-1-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Redcliffe syndicate hits jackpot

Ten Redcliffe players have an additional reason to celebrate the New Year, sharing a million-dollar division one prize from the weekend’s Saturday Gold Lotto $30 Million Megadraw.…

Local News   •   25-12-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Watch tower back at beach

Bribie Island Surf Lifesaving Club’s new watch tower will be available for patrol teams at Woorim beach this Christmas weekend.…

Local News   •   24-12-2020  •   Nick Crockford

New café at the Ranch

The finishing touches are being added to the Moreton Bay Region’s newest café – the White Horse Ranch in Albany Creek – which is creating new jobs.…

Entertainment   •   24-12-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Musical first coming to Woodford

Murphy’s Pigs, which have played at the world’s largest Celtic festival, have launched SwineSong at Woodford to raise funds for local charities and organisations.…

Local News   •   24-12-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Navy leaves with relief supplies

HMAS Adelaide, which has this week been seen from the Moreton Bay Region foreshore, will today leave for Fiji to help with relief efforts following Tropical Cyclone Yasa.…

Entertainment   •   24-12-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Top 5 places to grab a drink this summer

We all love long summer days and what better way to do that than over a drink with family and friends. Options are limitless in Moreton Bay Region, whether it’s looking out over Pumicestone Passage, sitting in the southern hemisphere’s biggest bar or having a tipple at a top microbrewery.…

Local News   •   24-12-2020  •   Nick Crockford

What you can recycle this Christmas

Christmas is a time for giving and as you’re wrapping presents, you might be wondering if the paper and packaging can be recycled. We’ve asked the experts to give us the rundown and some tips for the greener festive season.…

Local News   •   23-12-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Blood blitz to avoid shortage

Residents across the Moreton Bay Region have been given an added incentive by Australian Red Cross Lifeblood to boost blood stocks during Christmas and New Year.…

Local News   •   23-12-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Brad lights up Christmas

Brad Dockrey has not only won the annual 4KQ Christmas Lights competition – his stunning display in Warner has fans stretching down to the Gold Coast and in Europe!…

Community Groups   •   22-12-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Growing a farm for charity

Meals on Wheels (MoW) Pine Rivers and The Mini Farm Project are taking ‘local’ to new heights with $20,000 from the RACQ Foundation.…

Local Stories   •   22-12-2020  •   Nick Crockford

“Unreal” $1.5 million Keno win

A Deception Bay woman has described the “unreal” moment she discovered her Keno 10 Spot entry, bought in North Lakes, had won her $1.5 million.…

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