Richard Jones


Richard is a multi-award-winning agent whose stellar results in real estate sales and management for the Sunshine Coast speak for themselves.

The number one agent for Aura in 2020 according to RateMyAgent, he has sold more than 200 properties in the Caloundra West, Baringa and Nirimba areas.

His commitment to excellence helped him become Coronis salesperson of the year 2018 and the 33rd ranked agent nationally for REB Dealmakers in 2019.

Richard’s exceptional customer care skills stem from his genuine interest in helping others. He believes in time-honoured values and will always put his clients’ needs first.

Having achieved his dream of moving from England to the Sunshine Coast with his wife and two young daughters, he is passionate about enabling others to achieve their real estate goals here.

He prides himself on being a ‘real local’, living and breathing the area he works in and calls home.

Nigel Jackson


Nigel is one of the Sunshine Coast’s top performing agents. With an average listing time of just 24 days to contract (the Queensland average is 97), he works tirelessly to negotiate exceptional results for his clients within the optimum timeframe.

He has a five-star rating on RateMyAgent, with reviewers repeatedly praising his professionalism, communication skills and market knowledge.

Over the last 12 months Nigel has sold more than 30 properties across the Sunshine Coast. He works for the vendor rather than the buyer and prides himself on overachieving when it comes to both price and service.

Always contactable and approachable, Nigel is a firm believer in the importance of reliability and ‘follow up’. Loyalty and integrity are at the heart of his attitude to business and to life.

Having lived in many places, he firmly believes the Sunshine Coast is paradise and is committed to helping others achieve their real estate ambitions here. He is determined when it comes to achieving goals and uncompromising in his pursuit of positive outcomes.

Married with three children, his idea of a great day out is coffee by the beach and a game of footy on the sand.

Megan Vella

Raised on the Sunshine Coast, Megan understands the benefits of a coastal lifestyle, sunny weather and brunch by the beach.

After completing her degree at the University of Queensland, she ventured overseas to immerse herself in travel, culture and the London property market before returning to the coast to form part of Richard Jones’ highly successful Aura team.

A sales specialist with an affinity for people, she brings energy and positivity to every interaction – which is probably why clients love her so much.

Her warmth of approach is combined with efficiency, professionalism and a willingness to go above and beyond to achieve results. She values relationships and is driven to deliver the best possible property outcomes for those she works with.

Megan loves spending quality time with those nearest and dearest. She believes that home truly is where the heart is.

Vanessa Jones
Operations Manager Vanessa Jones

Operations manager Vanessa plays a vital part in the smooth running of the agency.

A former teacher, she is a perfectionist when it comes to ensuring all agency standards and procedures are up to scratch.

Ness is unstinting in her efforts to analyse and improve Jackson Jones process. She drives quality and efficiency standards and is responsible for any software and technology updates used to improve client services.

Her background in education ensures a disciplined and thorough approach to all aspects of the day-to-day running of Jackson Jones and that dedication is particularly appreciated by colleagues who never have to worry about miscommunication, contract issues or operational hiccups.

While Ness loves to call the Sunshine Coast home, she’s also a big travel fan and is always looking to discover new destinations and cultures alongside her husband and two daughters.

Kate Jackson

A former property writer and reporter for The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald and Country Style, Kate brings a wealth of copywriting expertise to Jackson Jones.

She creates text to enhance the selling features of every Jackson Jones property and, as a stickler for accuracy, she ensures all Jackson Jones communications are completed with precision and professionalism.

Kate is a favourite with clients for her approachability, can-do attitude and competence. She always delivers on commitments and will bend over backwards to achieve the best possible outcome for vendors and buyers.

She values positivity and authenticity and looks to bring those attributes to all her interactions for Jackson Jones.

Having grown up in the UK, she appreciates the incredible opportunity the Sunshine Coast provides for her family to enjoy an outdoor lifestyle filled with fresh air, fresh produce and world-class beaches.