October 2017

Published a story 23rd Oct 2017 2:22 PM

AS parents, it’s impossible to comprehend how anyone would sell their child for as little as $2.

Kids sold for $2 for sex: What would you pay to rescue them?

AS parents, it’s impossible to comprehend how anyone would sell their child for as little as $2.

Published a story 22nd Oct 2017 9:14 PM

IN pouring rain, it didn’t take long for the crash chaos to unfold at the Gold Coast 600.

Gold Coast 600: crash chaos, grid girls, and hot laps

IN pouring rain, it didn’t take long for the crash chaos to unfold at the Gold Coast 600.

Published a story 10th Oct 2017 7:12 AM

THE woman involved in a crash that shut down the Bruce Highway for hours on the weekend has given a tearful interview in which she denies being responsible.

Bruce Highway crash driver: 'I'm sorry... I didn't mean it'

THE woman involved in a crash that shut down the Bruce Highway for hours on the weekend has given a tearful interview in which she denies being responsible.

September 2017

Published a story 14th Sep 2017 2:01 PM

MINUTES after arriving, almost on cue, the peacock opens its feathers, putting on a stunning display in the setting sun.

Tweeters Country Getaway: where birds soar over the gorge

MINUTES after arriving, almost on cue, the peacock opens its feathers, putting on a stunning display in the setting sun.

Published a story 14th Sep 2017 10:32 AM

SUPPORTERS of same-sex marriage think the upcoming postal plebiscite is a no-brainer. Just vote yes and be done with it.

Same-sex marriage: Why so many Nos?

SUPPORTERS of same-sex marriage think the upcoming postal plebiscite is a no-brainer. Just vote yes and be done with it.

Published a story 13th Sep 2017 1:45 PM

SUPPORTERS of same-sex marriage think the upcoming postal plebiscite is a no-brainer. Just vote yes and be done with it.

Same sex marriage: Is Yes vote a blank cheque?

SUPPORTERS of same-sex marriage think the upcoming postal plebiscite is a no-brainer. Just vote yes and be done with it.

Published a story 7th Sep 2017 10:47 AM

It’s little wonder about 3000 childcare workers are going on strike today. There are a few sectors in the workforce that are so underpaid – for what they do.

Why 3000 childcare workers are walking off the job today

It’s little wonder about 3000 childcare workers are going on strike today. There are a few sectors in the workforce that are so underpaid – for what they do.

Published a story 4th Sep 2017 1:54 PM

A BABY whale lunging out of the water with its mouth open has thrilled nature lovers off Queensland’s Moreton Island.

Baby whale breaches, opens mouth off Tangalooma resort

A BABY whale lunging out of the water with its mouth open has thrilled nature lovers off Queensland’s Moreton Island.

Published a story 4th Sep 2017 11:00 AM

SUNSHINE Coast glamour couple Joe and Rosanna Natoli are hoping a punt on a Tom Roberts painting might put them back in their own home.

Natolis' Tom Roberts painting could fetch up to $1m

SUNSHINE Coast glamour couple Joe and Rosanna Natoli are hoping a punt on a Tom Roberts painting might put them back in their own home.

August 2017

Published a story 29th Aug 2017 1:13 AM

He’s the four-year-old who has had more than 60 surgeries and procedures and more than 300 blood transfusions. Now a community is rallying to see him walk.

Fight for Forrest: single mum's incredible love story

He’s the four-year-old who has had more than 60 surgeries and procedures and more than 300 blood transfusions. Now a community is rallying to see him walk.

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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.