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Ashleigh Howarth

Ashleigh Howarth is a passionate journalist who has been working in the media industry for more than 10 years.

She has been the editor of several community newspapers, as well as a senior reporter at a metropolitan daily newspaper, all based in southeast Queensland.

Her favourite stories to write are the ones that lead to positive changes in the community, as well as travel, lifestyle, food and entertainment.

Ashleigh received her Bachelor of Journalism from the Queensland University of Technology.

You can keep up-to-date with Ashleigh on Instagram by following @journo_ash_



Local News   •   17-1-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Police searching for turf thief after lawn disappears in the dead of night

Police are on the hunt for someone who has been stealing gardening and construction materials across the region. Can you help solve the case?…

Local News   •   13-1-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

RSPCA issues urgent warning as more pets receive treatment for deadly parasite

Pet owners should be on the lookout for symptoms of heartworm after Deception Bay was named as a disease hotspot. Find out how you can treat this deadly parasite here. …

Local News   •   6-1-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Life-changing $60 million Powerball up for grabs

Punters are flocking to their local newsagency in the hope of taking home the lucky winning ticket. But there is already one person who is walking around a millionaire, they just don't know it yet. Find out more here …

What's On   •   5-1-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Entries for Moreton Bay Arts Prize opening soon

Find out how to enter this year's competition, as well as view other cultural events to boost your wellbeing…

Moreton Bay Region Weather   •   2-1-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Tropical Cyclone Seth to bring high swells to coastal regions

Moreton Bay residents who live near the water are being urged to prepare for localised flooding, with king tides expected to hit the coastline as a result of Tropical Cyclone Seth. Find out how high the tides will be here …

Local News   •   2-1-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Council unveils new world class facilities

The Moreton Bay Region is set to receive a new BMX racetrack and a Football Centre for Excellence. Find out where these projects will be located here…

Local News   •   1-1-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Council’s Healthy and Active Moreton program to return in 2022

If improving your health is one of your resolutions for 2022, the Healthy and Active Moreton program can help. Find out more here…

Local News   •   1-1-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Library seeks expressions of interest for coffee cart

The Arana Hills Library is seeking a local community group to run a coffee cart or van to feed library visitors. Find out how to apply here …

Local News   •   31-12-2021  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Nominate your favourite bus driver for top award

Translink is calling on commuters to nominate a bus driver that goes above and beyond for their customers for the 2021 Queensland Bus Driver of the Year Awards. Find out more here …

Local News   •   31-12-2021  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Three decades of helping others

DURING a time of her life when she should be slowing down, Marie Ellsworth loves keeping busy by volunteering her time to help others. Find out about her role here…

Local News   •   29-12-2021  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Author seeks veterans’ survival stories

Scarborough author Bryn Evans is once again putting the call out for families to share heroic stories about their ancestors. Find out more here…

Local News   •   28-12-2021  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Cutting through to reach milestone

In a world where many businesses are being severely impacted by COVID-19, one Margate business owner is celebrating an historic milestone. Find out more here…

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