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Survey reveals trucking second most deadly job

Trucking magnate says companies take safety seriously, but danger is always present in the industry.

$800M windfarm would give cyclone-ravaged area a lift

A panorama view of the proposed wind farm at Clarke Creek 150km south west of Mackay and 150km north west of Rockhampton.

Clarke Creek could get windfall if govt approves an $800m wind farm

Popular Gympie supermarket to close its doors next month

A Gympie supermarket will close its doors for 10 days next month,

The supermarket will remain closed for 10 days

'COFFIN SWAP': Funeral director reveals what happened

Tony Hart of Harts Family Funerals.

"We apologise profusely for our mistake and the distress...''

Solar firm wound up over debt claims

Two companies said the solar power installation firm owed them money. (File photo)

Companies say Wide Bay solar firm owes nearly $89,000

Granite Belt winery is a global favourite

TOP DROPS: Ballandean Estate's Robyn Henderson, Angelo and  Mary Puglisi, Hayden and   Leeanne Gangemi, and Dylan Rhymer (winemaker).

Storied estate adds yet another accolade.

Australia’s deadliest jobs revealed

Jobs in agriculture are among the most dangerous in the country. Picture: Andy Rogers

Work in these professions? You’re more likely to die on the job

BUSINESS COLLAPSE: ‘I had to empty my kids’ accounts’

Former Michel's Patisserie franchisee Robert Verni.

Robert Verni says he was forced to empty his kids’ bank account

The shocking rise of financial abuse involving wills

A GOLD Coast woman and her elderly mum walked into lawyer Marie Fedorov’s office. Alarm bells immediately started ringing.

Noel Whittaker says don't get beached by dream purchase

Be careful if you're thinking about buying a holiday house, warns Noel Whittaker

Noel Whittaker warns about holiday houses

Aussie kids scored $1.1b these holidays

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ hands out more than $368 million during the Christmas holidays. Picture: iStock

AUSSIE kids have been raking it in thanks to the “Bank of Mum and Dad”.

How to avoid a debt trap

A stressed couple trying to work out how to manage their bills and household finances.

There are simple ways to ease money pain in 2018

New changes to how Australians bank their cash

Technology will play a key role in changing the way we bank this year.

It’s banking, but not as we know it: the big changes coming in 2018

Fun's over for another year but bill is just coming in

PAY IT OFF: A balance transfer deal is a great opportunity to get on top of your credit card debt.

Aussies racked up $29b in credit card debt over the festive season.

Welfare cheats pocket billions in undeserved payments

Centrelink and Medicare offices at Dalby.

Families were overpaid the most at $1.2 billion in family tax benefits

Facebook news feed change wipes billions off value

Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to change the way Facebook operates people’s news feeds has cost him $3.3bn, with his personal net worth dropping by 4.4 per cent.

Rise of the drones: Spectacular shots from above

STUNNING: Noosa National Park shot via a drone.

But are amateurs harming a good thing?

CES 2018: Best tech gadgets on the planet

Samsung’s new giant 146-inch TV can be used to create a ‘wall-sized’ display. Picture: John Locher/AP

Here’s the best of the world’s largest tech convention

Motorists could face ‘human-controlled car’ tax

A olvo driverless car

There'll be a price to pay in the future, according to company leader

'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.

New postcode restrictions for home loans

The Commbank has announced a range of changes to make it tougher for borrowers.

Home loan customers will be forced to come up with fatter deposits

Building your prosperity through property

People like investing in something they understand - everyone lives in a property - plus you can see, touch and perhaps even drive past the asset you own.

The 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?

OPINION: Thumbs up for Bundy

Send your thumbs up to editorial@news-mail.com.au

OPINION: Card's use should be optional

NOT ON: Cashless card should only be for people who can't be trusted.

Cashless card shouldn't be a blanket approach

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

Uber $150 ‘cleaning fee scam’

UBER customer Ebony has warned of a “cleaning fee scam’ by Uber after she was charged the maximum $150 fee for a mystery mess she says she didn’t make.

Meet the Gladstone man paid to play video games

THE ENTERTAINER: Video game streamer Matt Gregory with his streaming set-up.

Matt Gregory is a popular online streamer.

CES 2018: The smarter, sharper tech coming your way

Tech firm LG is expected to show off the world's largest 8K OLED television screen at the Consumer Electronics Show this year.

Star Trek doors, folding phone screens and infra-red hair dryers

Sennheiser’s Ambeo Smart Headset brings 3D sound to iPhone

Sennheiser’s Ambeo Smart Headset.

You can record sounds coming from left to right