April 2020

Published a story 1st Apr 2020 4:52 AM

They're among the local health heroes holding the line against the worst global pandemic in a century. LEAVE YOUR MESSAGE OF SUPPORT

Your chance to salute our frontline heroes

They're among the local health heroes holding the line against the worst global pandemic in a century. LEAVE YOUR MESSAGE OF SUPPORT

March 2020

Published a story 31st Mar 2020 10:47 AM

Toowoomba, Tweed, and the Darling Downs are emerging as Queensland’s newest coronavirus hotspots, with a 16 per cent increase in cases in 24 hours.

Cases jump 16 per cent in 24 hours in new virus hotspot

Toowoomba, Tweed, and the Darling Downs are emerging as Queensland’s newest coronavirus hotspots, with a 16 per cent increase in cases in 24 hours.

Published a story 28th Mar 2020 10:35 AM

The Australian Nanny Association has warned parents about a rise in ‘childcare workers’ looking for jobs.

Unqualified ‘nannies’ offering cheap childcare

The Australian Nanny Association has warned parents about a rise in ‘childcare workers’ looking for jobs.

Published a story 22nd Mar 2020 3:25 PM

An analysis has revealed the Queensland locations where nearly one in 10 people are at highest risk of coronavirus.

HOT SPOTS: Where our elderly are most at risk

An analysis has revealed the Queensland locations where nearly one in 10 people are at highest risk of coronavirus.

Published a story 20th Mar 2020 1:27 PM

Tweed’s top performing NAPLAN schools have been revealed following the 2019 results release

Tweed’s top NAPLAN schools revealed

Tweed’s top performing NAPLAN schools have been revealed following the 2019 results release

Published a story 18th Mar 2020 5:14 AM

NAPLAN results from an overhauled MySchool website have revealed the elite Queensland schools that have outperformed the rest of the state. SEE THE FULL LIST

Final results: Search your school’s NAPLAN score

NAPLAN results from an overhauled MySchool website have revealed the elite Queensland schools that have outperformed the rest of the state. SEE THE FULL LIST

February 2020

Published a story 19th Feb 2020 5:11 AM

Nearly 40 per cent of Queensland schools have fewer students getting top marks when comparing the percentage of students achieving OP 1 to 5 over the past decade.

Qld schools record huge drop in OP results

Nearly 40 per cent of Queensland schools have fewer students getting top marks when comparing the percentage of students achieving OP 1 to 5 over the past decade.

Published a story 18th Feb 2020 5:15 AM

Nearly 60 per cent of Queensland schools have improved their proportion of students getting top OP results. SEE WHERE YOUR SCHOOL RANKED

OP results: Our most improved schools revealed

Nearly 60 per cent of Queensland schools have improved their proportion of students getting top OP results. SEE WHERE YOUR SCHOOL RANKED

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 2:24 PM

HERE’S how schools round the region went in 2019.

OP ranks reveal top performing Southern Downs schools

HERE’S how schools round the region went in 2019.

Published a story 16th Feb 2020 8:44 AM

The Sunshine Coast’s top high schools for OP results have been revealed. SEE THE FULL RESULTS HERE

Coast’s best OP-performing schools revealed

The Sunshine Coast’s top high schools for OP results have been revealed. SEE THE FULL RESULTS HERE

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Geoff has been working in regional news since 2010 when he started at the Chinchilla News. He since worked at Ipswich's Queensland Times and the central reporting team NewsRegional. He focuses on data journalim, politics and crime.