THE tirade of abuse that has been levelled against Australian tennis great Margaret Court over her stance against same-sex marriage reeks of hypocrisy.
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.
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.
NEW laws which will give Queensland police unprecedented power to search the computers of convicted paedophiles have been welcomed by Bruce and Denise Morcombe.
HE’S the best in the world on a scooter and Ryan Williams showed exactly why when he thrilled his home town crowd at Nitro Circus Live on the Sunshine Coast.
The Kawana hospital delay protests became symbolic of a region that was just sick of being neglected by both sides of politics - and it wasn’t the first time.
FLOODED streets, boulders on roads, torrential rain and almost zero visibility at times - you’d have to be a mug to be on south-east Queensland roads.
LORD of the Rings put New Zealand on the map and Panasonic is hoping the same spectacular scenery will create its own ‘Hollywood’ blockbuster.
QUEENSLAND’S bugs may have driven Adele batty but the British superstar can claim another gong to add to her haul.
MORE shops, cafes, and restaurants could be open on Sundays if the Fair Work Commission cuts penalty rates.
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.