March 2019

Published a story 18th Mar 2019 2:12 PM

WITH a cheeky grin as big as his heart, Ted Pretty loved nothing more to see children cracking up over one of his daily jokes.

'Heavens open' with bang for lollipop saint Ted Pretty

WITH a cheeky grin as big as his heart, Ted Pretty loved nothing more to see children cracking up over one of his daily jokes.

Published a story 17th Mar 2019 2:24 PM

GIN and ghosts are helping a former Queensland family help fight to save one of Tasmania’s historic heritage properties.

POLTERGEIST: Gin and ghosts fuel history fightback

GIN and ghosts are helping a former Queensland family help fight to save one of Tasmania’s historic heritage properties.

Published a story 16th Mar 2019 10:03 AM

The fierce electrical storm that menaced the Sunshine Coast and southeast Queensland on Friday night is a lot scarier when you’re flying in it.

EXIT ROW SEAT: What it's like to fly in Qld lightning storm

The fierce electrical storm that menaced the Sunshine Coast and southeast Queensland on Friday night is a lot scarier when you’re flying in it.

Published a story 14th Mar 2019 2:58 PM

THEY are the superstars of the sea, the women aboard Australia's $120 million research vessel which could help save not only our ocean life, but the planet.

Meet the superwomen of the seas

THEY are the superstars of the sea, the women aboard Australia's $120 million research vessel which could help save not only our ocean life, but the planet.

Published a story 13th Mar 2019 2:06 PM

AFTER 50 years of telling stories, Australia’s favourite television journalist Ray Martin knows a thing or two about cameras.

Ray Martin praises 'magic' of Panasonic Lumix S Series

AFTER 50 years of telling stories, Australia’s favourite television journalist Ray Martin knows a thing or two about cameras.

Voted in a poll 5th Mar 2019 2:53 PM

February 2019

Published a story 26th Feb 2019 3:05 PM

FROM raising a family and running businesses to charity swims and jumping out of a plane to raise money for  youth, Bob Sherwell did a lot in his 88 years.

Service to celebrate life of Bob Sherwell

FROM raising a family and running businesses to charity swims and jumping out of a plane to raise money for youth, Bob Sherwell did a lot in his 88 years.

Published a story 25th Feb 2019 1:06 PM

BOB Sherwell, one of the Sunshine Coast's most adored dads and mentor to many,  has been 'promoted to glory'.

Bob Sherwell, adored dad and mentor to many, gone

BOB Sherwell, one of the Sunshine Coast's most adored dads and mentor to many, has been 'promoted to glory'.

Published a story 20th Feb 2019 7:53 AM

IT’S the sort of scene that leaves you with your heart in your mouth.

OMA OUCH: Youth swept off feet by surging swell

IT’S the sort of scene that leaves you with your heart in your mouth.

Published a story 12th Feb 2019 8:59 AM

DO you think you have what it takes to be Australia's best surf photographer or video maker?

Do you have Australia's best surfing photo or video?

DO you think you have what it takes to be Australia's best surf photographer or video maker?

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Mark Furler is News 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 30 years. He’s passionate about fighting for a better go for locals. His awards include Editor of the Year, and involvement in three PANPA Newspaper of the Year wins for the Sunshine Coast Daily. He has also been involved in INMA and News awards wins for excellence in digital coverage.