Jodie Powell

Jodie has extensive experience in print and online media spanning community, regional and metropolitan mastheads, as well as corporate communications.

She believes local newspapers have a crucial role to play in advocating for residents, and supporting local organisations, events, charities and sporting groups, as well as celebrating important milestones in our communities.

A passionate story teller, she prides herself on delivering successful community campaigns to highlight issues of importance to readers.

Local News   •   29-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Singer making her mark

Nineteen-year-old Eatons Hill singer Zoe Quinn has known she wanted to perform since she first danced on stage in the Chai Tent at the Woodford Folk Festival. See the rising star in action this weekend…

Local News   •   28-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Flood fix on the way for Griffin

Reconstruction work to ease flooding issues at the intersection of Henry and Dohles Rocks roads at Griffin is expected to start in the middle of this year.…

Local News   •   19-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Work on Youngs Crossing Road flood fix starts this year

Work is scheduled to start later this year on a bridge for Youngs Crossing Road. Find out what’s happening……

Local News   •   19-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Selfless volunteers honoured in Australia Day Awards

The achievements and selfless contribution of four Moreton Bay citizens have been celebrated at Council’s 2022 Australia Day Awards. Meet the winners….…

Local News   •   14-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Pirate Kitty finds furever home

Pirate Kitty Kylo captured the imagination of The Hills District. Find out what he’s up to now……

news   •   12-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Music Under the Stars returns to Samford

One of Samford’s favourite events is poised to return after the expected peak of Omicron. Find out who’s playing at Music Under the Stars……

Local News   •   10-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Update: Deception Bay bingo on hold

Stephen Boucher has been calling bingo around Deception Bay for more than 40 years. He's excited to be back again in 2022...…

Local News   •   10-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Advocacy promotes collaboration

Moreton Bay Regional Council will use its first advocacy plan to leverage government support for the region ahead of the Federal election. Find out what its focus is… …

Local Stories   •   7-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

New chapter for Clontarf Beach Scouts

Clontarf Beach Scouts’ new flood-free den is providing more opportunities for young people. Read more here……

news   •   7-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

The Lifestyle Centre a home away from home

The Lifestyle Centre at Samford is home to a treasure trove of beautiful businesses – and animals. It’s the perfect place to search for a special gift……

Local News   •   6-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Iconic Redcliffe tearoom to close

English tearoom Teddies ’n’ Sweets will serve its last customers this month. Find out why - and how you can snag a keepsake……

Local News   •   5-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

New market fosters community spirit

The Lawton Community Market will have about 40 stalls for its first event on Saturday. Find out what’s on offer……

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