Opinion

Wed 15 Aug 2018

ALARMING FOOTAGE: CQ train near misses are increasing

premium_icon ALARMING FOOTAGE: CQ train near misses are increasing

Latest statistics prove the rail safety message isn't getting though

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Winning the lottery isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

premium_icon Winning the lottery isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

INSTANT millions are most people’s dream, but I’m convinced the money would make life a nightmare.

‘This should terrify you’: Facebook goes too far

‘This should terrify you’: Facebook goes too far

FACEBOOK has banned Alex Jones, a man who peddles in putrid conspiracy theories. And that’s actually a bad thing.

TOP TIPS: Secrets of a successful saver

TOP TIPS: Secrets of a successful saver

Some people set aside a percentage of their pay regularly, others use lump sums from bonuses or tax refunds to help them save.

Tue 24 Jul 2018

Business Council: Gladstone at the centre of nation's growth

Business Council: Gladstone at the centre of nation's growth

Gladstone's success isn't a result of luck - it is built on the hard work and commitment of its people as well as the innovation and investment.

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Rugged individuals win from team effort

premium_icon Rugged individuals win from team effort

Winter trees on Mary shows what teamwork can achieve

Tue 10 Jul 2018

If leaders are confused about energy, imagine the rest of us

premium_icon If leaders are confused about energy, imagine the rest of us

Politicians are locked in furious argument about dealing with power and climate change, says Peter Boyer.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

What to think about before going guarantor

What to think about before going guarantor

IT MIGHT seem like the right thing to do, but being guarantor on a loan for a loved one can ruin finances and families.

Fri 6 Apr 2018

‘It’s war’: Trump’s new obsession

‘It’s war’: Trump’s new obsession

DONALD Trump has picked a new target for his latest feud, ranting obsessively about it. This is why he’s so mad.

Tue 3 Apr 2018

Why Facebook's model is incompatible with human rights

Why Facebook's model is incompatible with human rights

OUTRAGE is brewing over Facebook's admission to spying on people via their Android phones. Its stock price plummeted, while millions deleted their accounts.

Wed 28 Mar 2018

MP’s blunt warning for social media giants

premium_icon MP’s blunt warning for social media giants

A SENIOR Labor MP says tech giants are acting like global nerds who “think they’re too big or too cool to worry about public opinion”.

Tue 13 Mar 2018

Trump's direction not good

Trump's direction not good

A deterioration in global trade and a weaker global economy is a frightening prospect and our exemption from US steel and aluminium tariffs wouldn't help much

Sat 3 Feb 2018

'I cured cancer. I can't be quiet': Woman claims

'I cured cancer. I can't be quiet': Woman claims

CannaNannaS are coming to the region

Tue 9 Jan 2018

'Heads before hearts' on Sekisui development

premium_icon 'Heads before hearts' on Sekisui development

OPINION: Regrettably, if Sekisui's Yaroomba development is a test of how far we have come, then there is a strong likelihood we may be failing.

Tue 28 Nov 2017

New postcode restrictions for home loans

New postcode restrictions for home loans

HOME loan lending with the nation’s largest bank is about to get harder.

Thu 23 Nov 2017

Power struggle: time to fix fatal flaws

Power struggle: time to fix fatal flaws

Turn back the clock - stupid ideological tinkering has ruined our lives

Tue 8 Aug 2017

Building your prosperity through property

Building your prosperity through property

IT'S no secret us Aussies love to invest in property, but no matter what type of investor you are there are three simple investing principles you have to know.

Thu 15 Jun 2017

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

HONESTLY, what is up with our politicians' preoccupation with coal?

Mon 8 May 2017

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

IMAGINE that a year ago you hired a tradesperson to do something around your home or business.

Sat 22 Apr 2017

Madness that allowed foreign workers a foot in the door

Madness that allowed foreign workers a foot in the door

BRINGING in foreign workers to work as shearers in Australia is akin to Scotland looking to Asia for bagpipe players

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