June 2017

Published a story 23rd Jun 2017 4:19 AM

GROWING up in Australia’s north, Sarrita King liked nothing more than a huge lightning storm to break the intensity of a humid day.

The Frame brings Australian art to your TV

GROWING up in Australia’s north, Sarrita King liked nothing more than a huge lightning storm to break the intensity of a humid day.

Published a story 12th Jun 2017 2:40 PM

IT takes a special kind of crazy to freefall through the air just shy of your 87th birthday – especially if it’s the second time in a year.

Bob Sherwell, 86, skydives again for 'slapped down' youth

IT takes a special kind of crazy to freefall through the air just shy of your 87th birthday – especially if it’s the second time in a year.

Published a story 6th Jun 2017 12:19 PM

PAUL Pisasale has always been the master of media distraction.

Paul Pisasale in pyjamas: a media star to the end

PAUL Pisasale has always been the master of media distraction.

Published a story 2nd Jun 2017 11:14 AM

SPARK, the mini-camera drone that you can literally launch from the palm of your hand, could become the hottest top end tech toy under the Christmas tree.

DJI Spark: the drone you fly with a wave of your hands

SPARK, the mini-camera drone that you can literally launch from the palm of your hand, could become the hottest top end tech toy under the Christmas tree.

Published a story 1st Jun 2017 2:16 PM

IT’S easy to see how more than two million people are mesmerised by Vivid Sydney each year.

Vivid Sydney 2017: Take a tour on the bright side

IT’S easy to see how more than two million people are mesmerised by Vivid Sydney each year.

May 2017

Voted in a poll 31st May 2017 3:24 PM

Published a story 29th May 2017 12:53 PM

This is not the best smartphone on the market. But it is certainly up there.

LG G6 review: Dolby Vision HDR easy on eye

This is not the best smartphone on the market. But it is certainly up there.

Published a story 27th May 2017 9:37 PM

THE tirade of abuse that has been levelled against Australian tennis great Margaret Court over her stance against same-sex marriage reeks of hypocrisy.

Margaret Court deserves to be heard on gay marriage

THE tirade of abuse that has been levelled against Australian tennis great Margaret Court over her stance against same-sex marriage reeks of hypocrisy.

Published a story 22nd May 2017 1:28 PM

GORDON Simpson, the former Sunshine Coast MP who convinced Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen to abolish Queensland’s death duties, has been honoured by hundreds today.

Gordon Simpson: 'greenie' MP, family man, inventor

GORDON Simpson, the former Sunshine Coast MP who convinced Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen to abolish Queensland’s death duties, has been honoured by hundreds today.

Published a story 12th May 2017 2:10 PM

SO it’s okay for a boozed-up politician to fall asleep on the job but it's not okay for dole recipients to get Centrelink help if they are fighting drug issues.

HEAD TO HEAD: Should dole recipients, MPs be tested?

SO it’s okay for a boozed-up politician to fall asleep on the job but it's not okay for dole recipients to get Centrelink help if they are fighting drug issues.

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Mark Furler is APN Australian Regional Media’s group digital editor. He’s an award-winning journalist who has lived and worked on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast for more than 25 years. He’s passionate about fighting for a better go for locals. His awards include APN Editor of the Year, and involvement in three PANPA Newspaper of the Year wins for the Sunshine Coast Daily.