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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   •   26-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Roll up, roll up it’s almost show time in Moreton Bay!

The first of Moreton Bay’s six shows will kickstart next week, with bumper crowds expected to walk through the gates. Click here to read more about dates, ticket prices, attractions and more! …

Local News   •   26-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Local musos jazz up Samford cafe

Following two tough years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Café Lagarto have introduced Saturday night jazz events to provide a space for people to enjoy a night out on the town. Find out when the jazz nights are here …

Local News   •   25-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Country music star to perform three big shows in Redcliffe

He’s performed for audiences across the globe, and now Australian country music star Darren Coggan is set to return to the Redcliffe Entertainment Centre this year. Find out more about his three gigs here …

Local News   •   24-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Fundraiser to help 'in demand' charity move to bigger location

A Moreton Bay charity that helps hundreds of people each year will host a special luncheon next month to raise funds to move to a new location. Find out more about the event here …

Local News   •   23-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Have a whale of a time in Moreton Bay this winter

Thousands of humpback whales are set to pass by the Queensland coast between now and November, with Moreton Bay offering one of the best vantage points to see them in their natural habitat. To celebrate their migration, Visit Moreton Bay have launched a new tourism campaign to entice people to visit the region.…

Local News   •   20-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Woody Point great grandmother celebrates her 102nd birthday

Today is a very special day for Woody Point resident Avis Hall, who is today celebrating 102 years of happy memories. Read more about her fascinating life and her secret to making triple digits here …

Local News   •   19-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

QCWA ladies ready to celebrate centenary in style

Preparations are underway for a formal ball to be held in Moreton Bay to celebrate the centenary of the Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA). Find out how you can book your tickets here …

Local News   •   18-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Moreton Kids Festival cancelled due to wet weather

Following the recent downpours, and more wet weather on the way, organisers of this year’s Moreton Kids Festival have made the difficult decision to cancel the event. Find out more here …

Local News   •   18-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Woodcrafters celebrate 30 years of learning and friendship

There was plenty of reminiscing and laughs shared between friends from the Redcliffe and District Woodcraft Society as they gathered to celebrate the group’s 30th anniversary. You can find out more about the group here…

Local News   •   17-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Gardening guru Costa Georgiadis meets Samford's green thumbs during special visit

Costa was the guest of honour at a special announcement on Friday morning, where volunteers behind the Samford Edible Garden Trail shared their vision of creating a community garden for residents to utilise. Read all about his trip, and the new garden, here …

Local News   •   17-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Everything you need to know about voting this Saturday

Australians will head to the polling booths this Saturday to have their say on who they would like to form Government to lead the country for the next three years. Click here to find a polling booth near you …

Local News   •   16-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Redcliffe walkers step out for big milestone

A popular walking group that aims to improve men’s health has celebrated a big milestone, notching up their 250th walk. Find out more about the group here …

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