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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.



Shopping   •   21-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Jobs boost at $45 million shopping village

A new $45 million retail development is set to transform the site of a former shopping centre and bring jobs to the Moreton Bay Region. Property Solutions is building Murrumba Village, a shopping and childcare complex, where Tulip Town used to stand in Kallangur.…

Local Stories   •   21-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Why father's lawn was key to Liam's dream

Four years ago, Liam Hughes came up with a life-changing plan – all he needed was his father’s lawn in Ferny Hills! Once he got the nod to dig up the grass, Lot 81 Micro Farm was born at Ferny Hills.…

Local News   •   21-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

CCTV network to crack down on crime

Eighteen new portable CCTV cameras are being rolled out across the Moreton Bay Region to improve security for residents.…

Local News   •   20-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Healthy and Active Moreton program returns

Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Healthy and Active Moreton program is kicking off again for those keen to get moving after COVID-19 isolation.…

Local News   •   17-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Clubs tackling their greatest opponents

Competitive matches will restart in many sports this weekend but behind the scenes, Moreton Bay Region’s not-for-profit clubs still face major challenges.…

Local News   •   17-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Why our football clubs are ‘Over the Moon’

The Moreton Bay region’s top football clubs are literally ‘over the Moon’ with the message Brisbane Roar’s new coach brings to the job.…

Local News   •   17-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Couple stunned by lucky lotteries win

A Caboolture couple has admitted winning the latest Lucky Lotteries Mega Jackpot draw left them unable to cook dinner or sleep.…

Local News   •   16-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Where you can find ‘treasure’ in Moreton Bay region

Moreton Bay region’s Treasure Island sheds have reopened at Dayboro, Samford and Mt Nebo dumps.…

Local News   •   14-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

$30 million boost for Moreton Bay’s motorists

Diamond days are on the way for motorists in the Moreton Bay region with a $30 million upgrade planned at the congested Gympie Arterial Road and Strathpine Road interchange…

Local News   •   10-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Meet USC graduate helping shape Moreton Bay region’s future

Mitch Tilly is turning to lessons learned in Nepal and India as part of his work on developments which will be “defining moments” in the history of Moreton Bay Region.…

Local News   •   9-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Making a Marc on new $5.5 million Redcliffe Art gallery

Redcliffe’s new $5.5 million art gallery has turned to one of the Moreton Bay region’s oldest and most prolific artists ahead of its official opening.…

Local News   •   9-7-2020  •   Nick Crockford

Mystery over a magical addition to Deception Bay

As if by magic, Fairy Way has officially become part of the Moreton Bay Region. Seemingly without warning, a sign has been put up in Deception Bay marking the Fairy Way of Moreton Bay Community Rocks.…

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