June 2015

Published a story 22nd Jun 2015 11:42 AM

FOR colours that pop in photos, video and on your display, Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is a clear leader in the smart phone race.

Samsung Galaxy S6 beats iPhone in photo shootout

FOR colours that pop in photos, video and on your display, Samsung’s Galaxy S6 is a clear leader in the smart phone race.

Commented on a story 12th Jun 2015 3:13 PM

IT’S true what everyone tells me, a press photographer has an interesting job.

Lives and pictures: our photographer's goodbye after 13 yrs

"Brett, we will certainly miss your magic behind the lens and your heart for a great story. All the very..."

Published a story 12th Jun 2015 2:44 PM

THEY were not quite dancing in the rain but young performers at the Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show wisely ensured umbrellas were part of their routine.

Dancing out of the rain at the Sunshine Coast show

THEY were not quite dancing in the rain but young performers at the Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show wisely ensured umbrellas were part of their routine.

Published a story 11th Jun 2015 9:02 PM

GIVEN its refusal to waive a $230 bill for lingering too long at a graveside, the Sunshine Coast council’s commitment to user pays will be interesting to watch.

WE SAY: 'User pays' put to the test in Caloundra South talks

GIVEN its refusal to waive a $230 bill for lingering too long at a graveside, the Sunshine Coast council’s commitment to user pays will be interesting to watch.

Published a story 11th Jun 2015 8:34 PM

TREASURER Joe Hockey’s comment about getting a better job to be able to afford a better house may be true in its simplicity.

Comment: Joe Hockey is in need of a dose of reality

TREASURER Joe Hockey’s comment about getting a better job to be able to afford a better house may be true in its simplicity.

Published a story 11th Jun 2015 10:11 AM

DEVELOPMENTS like Caloundra South will add $1.5 billion in debt on Queensland councils, putting extra pressure on ratepayers, the LGAQ warned today.

Councils face $8.5b debt as developer costs cut

DEVELOPMENTS like Caloundra South will add $1.5 billion in debt on Queensland councils, putting extra pressure on ratepayers, the LGAQ warned today.

Published a story 9th Jun 2015 3:44 PM

LOOKING through the barbed wire fence of an orphanage in Jamaica, Alberto Campbell-Staines could never have dreamed he would one day run for Australia.

From Jamaican orphan boy to God's Aussie track star

LOOKING through the barbed wire fence of an orphanage in Jamaica, Alberto Campbell-Staines could never have dreamed he would one day run for Australia.

Published a story 5th Jun 2015 11:55 AM

A 55-YEAR-OLD software developer has new hair - and a new scalp and skull - following world first surgery which also included a kidney and pancreas transplant.

World first scalp, skull transplant comes with new hair

A 55-YEAR-OLD software developer has new hair - and a new scalp and skull - following world first surgery which also included a kidney and pancreas transplant.

Published a story 1st Jun 2015 12:51 PM

SAMSUNG’S NX500 camera may be retro looking, but there’s nothing old school about its 28 mega pixel image processing power or 4K video capability.

Samsung NX500: Retro in looks, but not in power, quality

SAMSUNG’S NX500 camera may be retro looking, but there’s nothing old school about its 28 mega pixel image processing power or 4K video capability.

May 2015

Published a story 29th May 2015 5:23 PM

BEAUTIFUL Sunshine Coast dancer Kari-Lee Birrell loved mermaids, the beach, Brazilian music and sausage sizzles.

Swim event a loving tribute to Kari and people with CF

BEAUTIFUL Sunshine Coast dancer Kari-Lee Birrell loved mermaids, the beach, Brazilian music and sausage sizzles.

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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.