February 2017

Commented on a story 14th Feb 2017 8:53 AM

We don’t allow those commenting to abuse one another. But day after day, some people just don’t seem to get the message.

Bullying no part of healthy online debate

"No. You can flag comments that don't meet our guidelines."

October 2016

Commented on a story 28th Oct 2016 7:12 PM

Monster who raped, tortured daughter given 48 yrs jail

"Just an additional note on this story. We will not be approving any comments which try to reveal the..."

September 2016

Commented on a story 14th Sep 2016 3:51 PM

He was a jackaroo, teacher, an ambulance officer, farmer and a journalist. Associate Professor Doctor Stephen Lamble was as interesting as any of his stories.

Stephen Lamble leaves strong legacy in journalism

"Stephen Lamble taught so many about what it is to be a great journalist. But in the end, the final..."

August 2016

Commented on a story 2nd Aug 2016 12:10 PM

THERE’S a real chance that the 2016 Census will see Australia losing its religion. Some may see that as a good thing.

Census 2016: Should Australia really lose its faith?

"Time-to-evolve, thanks for your comment. I write articles every day, most without my name on them. This..."

May 2016

Commented on a story 20th May 2016 12:54 PM

SO just how fast – or painstakingly slow more to the point – is your internet connection?

Netflix internet speed test: How do you rate?

"You're quite correct. Article has been updated to refer to megabits rather than megabytes. And we've..."

April 2016

Commented on a story 22nd Apr 2016 7:15 PM

MANY Queenslanders won’t care much about changes to our voting system rushed through Parliament last night. But they should.

Scrapping Vote 1 in Qld: Why we all should care

"Never been a fan of career politicians at all. Especially those who don't deliver. Fully support the..."

Commented on a story 22nd Apr 2016 7:15 PM

MANY Queenslanders won’t care much about changes to our voting system rushed through Parliament last night. But they should.

Scrapping Vote 1 in Qld: Why we all should care

"I actually see myself as a supporter of independents more than the majors at the moment. Though the..."

Commented on a story 22nd Apr 2016 7:15 PM

MANY Queenslanders won’t care much about changes to our voting system rushed through Parliament last night. But they should.

Scrapping Vote 1 in Qld: Why we all should care

"Certainly agree with you on bloated parliament. And you make good points on the value of preferential..."

August 2015

Commented on a story 3rd Aug 2015 1:53 PM

FIVE years ago, the alarm bells should have been ringing for Tony Abbott about MPs travel expenses.

Bishop saga: Tony Abbott should have fixed system by now

"Ray - Peter Slipper was the local MP. Big difference. Local papers tend to concentrate on local issues."

Commented on a story 3rd Aug 2015 1:53 PM

FIVE years ago, the alarm bells should have been ringing for Tony Abbott about MPs travel expenses.

Bishop saga: Tony Abbott should have fixed system by now

"Dazzat, if you read the piece, my concern is BOTH sides of politics. Tony Abbott, as the PM now, has a..."

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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.