April 2018

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MEET the region's most dedicated news-gathering team.

A NEW ERA: NewsMail makes a premium play

"Hi Hilary, we'll get someone to email you. "

December 2017

Commented on a story 14th Dec 2017 6:41 PM

CHRIS Farnham's home is a place where dogs who have found themselves with nowhere to call home go to find a new beginning.

The place where death row dogs go to find hope

"Hi Pee-Doff, encouraging pets as Christmas gifts was not the aim of this story at all. The NewsMail..."

August 2016

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A NEW $2.5m backpacker hostel is set to change the face of international tourism in Bundaberg.

Big vision for tourism behind new inner city building

"Hi Tub-thumper. A very learned sub-editor I was lucky to do a lot of my early training with told me..."

June 2016

Commented on a story 30th Jun 2016 1:01 PM

THIS federal election is an interesting one. I’m pretty used to hearing people’s opinions fairly evenly divided between the big two.

If you silly vote, don’t be surprised if you get a donkey

"Now if we could have a real donkey, that would be pretty cute :) "

February 2016

Commented on a story 15th Feb 2016 10:41 AM

LOCKOUT laws, ice addiction and drug busts are hot topics right through the community and the country.

OPINION: Could we express ourselves without the booze?

"Hi hang_em_high, not talking about prohibition, just the general mindset that we need alcohol for fun."

December 2015

Commented on a story 15th Dec 2015 1:53 PM

I WANT to tell you about some of the kind things my friends have done. Why? Because it's not often enough that we talk about these things.

OPINION: It's time we replace the B word with the F word

"Thanks Norton750, they truly are special! - Crystal "

July 2015

Commented on a story 30th Jul 2015 12:45 PM

CALLS are out for nominations for Australian of the Year. To celebrate, we asked our Facebookers who they would choose as their Australian of the Year.

Readers nominate five Australians of the Year, do you agree?

"It was Kurt Wessel who nominated Leanne Donaldson - Mike Knott took the photo :)"

April 2015

Commented on a story 8th Apr 2015 11:03 AM

HOW big are we as human beings if our pleasure in life comes from racing animals with the mental capacity of two-year-old children around a track?

It's time to give up and walk away from greyhound racing

"1. Canine researcher Stanley Coren said in 2009 that dogs have the mental abilities of a child aged..."

January 2015

Commented on a story 13th Jan 2015 3:24 PM

HAVE you ever been in a situation where you park your car only to come back and find you're wedged between two monstrous four-wheel drives, vans or work utes?

OPINION: Small and large vehicles shouldn't park together

"I can assure you my hair colour has nothing to do with it, FreedomRider. "

Commented on a story 2nd Jan 2015 6:08 PM

MORE than 15,000 pensioners across the Bundaberg region have been warned their pensions could be reduced if they change their superannuation fund provider

Caution on pension changes

"ED'S NOTE: Sorry folks, that $35 dollars a day caption was from a previous story on the file image."

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Crystal Jones is a senior journalist and editor at the Bundaberg NewsMail. She has worked extensively in regional Queensland news since 2007 and has tackled big issues including the extensive abuse in the aged care industry.