April 2015

Published a story 15th Apr 2015 9:08 PM

A SUNSHINE COAST mental health expert who lost his own nephew to mental illness calls for action over the biggest killer of kids aged five to 14 in Queensland.

Hospital's 'appalling' care before patient takes own life

A SUNSHINE COAST mental health expert who lost his own nephew to mental illness calls for action over the biggest killer of kids aged five to 14 in Queensland.

Published a story 15th Apr 2015 9:46 AM

A SUNSHINE COAST suicide expert who lost his own nephew to the mental illness has called for parents to  rage against the biggest killer of kids in Queensland

Mental health expert calls for 'rage' after own nephew dies

A SUNSHINE COAST suicide expert who lost his own nephew to the mental illness has called for parents to rage against the biggest killer of kids in Queensland

Commented on a story 10th Apr 2015 10:26 AM

MORE than 2000 people have signed a petition seeking new legislation to block Sharia Law from coming into effect in Queensland.

More than 2000 sign Qld petition against Sharia Law

"We did a story on that months ago..."

Published a story 1st Apr 2015 2:22 PM

DRIVING along one of the Sunshine Coast's busiest roads in the pouring rain, I could not believe what I was seeing.

How I was nearly wiped out by a hash brown on highway

DRIVING along one of the Sunshine Coast's busiest roads in the pouring rain, I could not believe what I was seeing.

March 2015

Published a story 29th Mar 2015 11:11 PM

WHEN Cyclone Pam tore through the Pacific, causing widespread devastation in Vanuatu, it robbed children of the most basic needs of life - food and water.

Vanuatu needs our help to have clean water again

WHEN Cyclone Pam tore through the Pacific, causing widespread devastation in Vanuatu, it robbed children of the most basic needs of life - food and water.

Published a story 25th Mar 2015 6:54 AM

A LOCAL football club has issued a warning after a 13-year-old girl was 'chased and terrorised' by the occupants of two cars after getting off her school bus.

Warning of 'girl chased and terrorised' goes national

A LOCAL football club has issued a warning after a 13-year-old girl was 'chased and terrorised' by the occupants of two cars after getting off her school bus.

Commented on a story 24th Mar 2015 10:55 AM

WHY do keyboard warriors want to bring down parents who's message about child safety could save the lives?

OPINION: It's time for Morcombe critics to move on

"I think you will find that the Morcombes actually support many children behind the scenes that we never..."

Commented on a story 24th Mar 2015 10:55 AM

WHY do keyboard warriors want to bring down parents who's message about child safety could save the lives?

OPINION: It's time for Morcombe critics to move on

"Auditor, I'm happy to publish your criticism of me. I am also happy to stand on my record when editing..."

Published a story 24th Mar 2015 10:19 AM

WILDLIFE experts have been both stunned and horrified by lorikeets which have started to eat meat on a property between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.

Meat-eating lorikeets not so rare after all, it seems

WILDLIFE experts have been both stunned and horrified by lorikeets which have started to eat meat on a property between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.

Published a story 23rd Mar 2015 3:35 PM

WHY do keyboard warriors want to bring down parents who's message about child safety could save the lives?

OPINION: It's time for Morcombe critics to move on

WHY do keyboard warriors want to bring down parents who's message about child safety could save the lives?

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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.