Gympie business sends clear message on same sex marriage

While negativity continues to grow on both sides of the debate, one photographer has extended an offer to gay couples.

Youth and family support wins prize

WINNERS: Taking out the Gympie Chamber of Commerce Business Award for a not-for-profit organisation were United Synergies, represented by Susan Robinson, Ann-Marie Mann, Sean Connelly, Rhiannon Sekman and Christopher John.

Find out which not for profit Gympie business got the win

L'Oreal heiress and world's richest woman dead at 94

French businesswoman Liliane Bettencourt, the heiress of cosmetics giant L'Oreal and daughter of the company's founder, has died. Bettencourt was also considered the richest woman in the world.

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt was worth $49 billion.

Is this the end of the 'mum and dad' business in Qld?

Coastal Hardware's Ian Rae shut down his store last year after 26 years in operation on the Sunshine Coast. Ian's store survived against the corporate giants until his retirement, but others have not been so lucky.

Consumers are preferring to shop at larger stores with more choice

Sell dog shares before they bite you

Paul Clitheroe says turning over your shares frequently will only stack up brokerage. Plus, you may miss out on dividends and potentially be out of the market during upswings.

Paul Clitheroe on buying and selling shares.

'Financial stress' for firm's former staff as $61m owed

Dalby-based Ostwald Bros announced 260 redundancies last month.

How best to claw back millions owed? That's still to be figured out.

Energy prices, sex positions in colourful Coast PM visit

VISIT: Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull MP at the Caloundra RSL with Ted O'Brien MP (L) and Andrew Wallace MP (R).

Malcolm Turnbull given warm welcome in historic Coast visit

Apple Watch Series 3 has embarrassing glitch

Apple Watch Series 3

Apple has admitted there is a fault

Tax on loans varies and can bite hard

Clearing up the confusion about home loan accounts with a line of credit or redraw facility and offset accounts

Don't be surprised: New $10 note to make debut

MONEY: Australia's new $10 banknote.

Subtle differences are on $10 released tomorrow.

New $10 note could be in your wallet tomorrow

The new $10 note.

It has cutting edge technology to protect against counterfeiting

Diversify to keep investments safe

The US stock market is one way of diversifying your investments.

Diversification is a weak spot for many investors

A FATHER of three who drowned trying to help another dad sav

retail spending growth has picked up in recent months despite a drift downwards in consumer sentiment.

A FATHER of three who drowned trying to help another dad sav

Tax system offers cream for some

The interest on a home loan will not be tax-deductible while the holder is living in the property, but if they vacate the home and rent it out they can then claim interest and other outgoings as a tax deduction.

Using the tax system to your advantage makes great sense.

Saving money made simple for pensioners

SAVING MONEY: John Scarborough says people should grow as much food as they can, and that lettuce, silverbeet and herbs are good crops to start with.

Local shares how he makes pension go further

iPhone 8: So what are the cheapest deals around?

THE iPhone 8 has arrived but before you join the queue, it is important to think about the most affordable way to get your hands on the new model.

'Techno-tantrums': How to raise kids in a digital world

Dr Kristy Goodwin helps modern parents, educators and health professionals understand what young children, aged 0-12 years really need to thrive in a digital world.

Balance is the key to navigating kids online use

Aldi worker's act of kindness rescues grandfather

An Aldi worker has helped a 75-year-old grandfather work out how to use his new iPhone.

Telstra forced to apologise after giving 75-year-old little help.

New tool could boost internet speeds

NBN trialling diagnostic tool which takes aim at wiring faults

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.

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison pictured holding a piece of coal during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, in February.

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

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

There are things you can do to stop losing easy sales

Madness that allowed foreign workers a foot in the door

Sparks fly as a sheet metal worker fabricates a piece of mining equipment at Mastermyne Engineering.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

That is what the 457 visa program had become - a madness

Company tax cuts just one aspect

Government senators seem happy with themselves during a debate on the Company Tax Bill on March 31.

Are the benefits worth it in the long term?

OPINION: Super changes to impact thousands

The government's changes to superannuation could potentially impact almost anyone currently contributing to or drawing from a superannuation account, such as those working and retired.

Do you understand how the new rules will affect you from July 1?

Not enough USB ports? This could be the answer

IT’S one of the bugbears of modern laptop and desktop computer users.

Why your iPhone isn't made to last

People are using the iPhone’s Airdrop feature for some shady stuff.

Class action brings out revelations about 'touch disease'

iPhone X: the epic fail of its biggest feature

iPhone X has a Super Retina Display, TrueDepth Camera System, Face ID and A11 Bionic Chip with Neural Engine. Picture: Apple

How do you use this phone without a home button?

Bad news if you want the iPhone X

A leaked image of the iPhone 8 has shown a fresh design.

Rumours continue to swirl that the iPhone will be dogged by delays