July 2015

Published a story 30th Jul 2015 8:33 AM

BRONWYN Bishop has admitted she should have said sorry after news of the choppergate scandal broke but maintains she will not resign as Speaker.

Bronwyn Bishop admits taking too long to say sorry

BRONWYN Bishop has admitted she should have said sorry after news of the choppergate scandal broke but maintains she will not resign as Speaker.

Published a story 27th Jul 2015 10:57 AM

BY any definition James Lawrence is a freak.  The guy set a world record on the weekend when he completed his 50th full course ironman triathlon in 50 days.

James Lawrence is a super freak and an inspiration

BY any definition James Lawrence is a freak. The guy set a world record on the weekend when he completed his 50th full course ironman triathlon in 50 days.

Published a story 27th Jul 2015 8:53 AM

WITH a recommended retail price of almost $9000, Samsung’s newest 65-inch curved screen TV would want to be good.

Samsung's curved screen JS9500 is one serious TV

WITH a recommended retail price of almost $9000, Samsung’s newest 65-inch curved screen TV would want to be good.

Published a story 22nd Jul 2015 7:09 AM

AUSTRALIAN rocker Jimmy Barnes has urged anti-Islam protesters to stop using his music as a rallying call at protests.

Jimmy Barnes: Stop using my music to protest Islam

AUSTRALIAN rocker Jimmy Barnes has urged anti-Islam protesters to stop using his music as a rallying call at protests.

Published a story 21st Jul 2015 9:09 AM

THERE is a delicious irony in the prospect of the personal details of more than 35 million cheating spouses being exposed by hackers.

Watercooler: Ashley Madison's cheaters deserve exposing

THERE is a delicious irony in the prospect of the personal details of more than 35 million cheating spouses being exposed by hackers.

Published a story 20th Jul 2015 10:44 AM

WHEN Apple launched the iPod in 2001, offering 1000 songs in your pocket, it revolutionised the music industry.

Apple Music: is it good enough to beat Spotify?

WHEN Apple launched the iPod in 2001, offering 1000 songs in your pocket, it revolutionised the music industry.

Published a story 17th Jul 2015 7:44 AM

THE humble tradie who rescued a man who crashed his ute into the Brisbane River this week says he was more impressed that he still got to get to work on time.

Brisbane River rescue hero more impressed he got to work

THE humble tradie who rescued a man who crashed his ute into the Brisbane River this week says he was more impressed that he still got to get to work on time.

Published a story 16th Jul 2015 12:29 PM

JOE Hockey admits Speaker Bronwyn Bishop's decision to spend more than $5,000 on a helicopter trip to a political fundraiser does not pass the "sniff test".

Sorry Joe, but MPs' spending doesn't pass sniff test

JOE Hockey admits Speaker Bronwyn Bishop's decision to spend more than $5,000 on a helicopter trip to a political fundraiser does not pass the "sniff test".

Published a story 15th Jul 2015 10:12 AM

QUEENSLAND Treasurer Curtis Pitt appears to have pulled a magic rabbit out of the hat with his plan to reduce debt by billions.

Watercooler: Is it time we took out one layer of govt?

QUEENSLAND Treasurer Curtis Pitt appears to have pulled a magic rabbit out of the hat with his plan to reduce debt by billions.

Published a story 13th Jul 2015 9:03 PM

AUSTRALIA has always prided itself on being the land of the fair go.

Comment: Disability cash for necessities, not vices

AUSTRALIA has always prided itself on being the land of the fair go.

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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.