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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   •   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……

Local News   •   5-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Dakabin State High student kicking goals

A Dakabin State High School student and Beyond the Broncos Girls Academy member has been recognised for her dedication. Read more about her award……

Local News   •   4-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Library’s outdoor upgrade overdue

An upgrade of the outdoor area at Burpengary Library will be a boost for patrons. Find out what’s in store……

Local News   •   4-1-2022  •   Jodie Powell

Mental health training to help young people

Youth mental health courses organised by Redcliffe police for frontline staff will benefit the region’s young people. See our gallery from the December course……

news   •   30-12-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Carving out a slice of the action

Chris Gill’s wood-fired pizzas are a hit with the community. Read about where to find The Wood Fired Oven...…

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