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MP comes out swinging for families on the land

MEMBER for Burnett Stephen Bennett came out swinging to fight for the rights of farming families as Annastacia Palaszczuk's new government was sworn in today..

Westfield shopping giant accepts $32.7bn bid

The Westfield Group is being taken over. Picture: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg

European company Unibail has bought Westfield

Family member wants a loan? Here's how to handle it

Family members asking for money can be tough. Illustration: John Tiedemann.

What if you say “no” and it damages your relationship?

BSL's GM says they're in it for the long haul

WINNER: Joe Rea was "proud” and "humbled” to accept the Best In Business Award in November.

Joe Rea reflects on the year that was.

Booming coking coal prices leads the way to jobs for CQ

COAL BOOM: Due to a strong demand for its role in steel production in India, China and Japan, the coking coal price is booming.

Coking coal project plans in the pipeline to boost employment.

Massive new hotel, retail and car park development for tourist strip

A pool and landscaped podium will be a part of the residential aspect of the proposed Brisbane Road carpark redevelopment.

Abacus Funds Management submits development application

premium_icon SEQ town growing so fast, it needs a school 14 years early

Residents say they were drawn to Yarrabilba because of the affordable new houses and big yards. Picture: Liam Kidston.

Mr Power said the high school would cost $60 million

Energy project could be start of $2b construction boom

Flinders Shire Mayor Jane McNamara, State MP Robbie Katter, Eurus Energy vice president Kunio Umezaki and Windlab CEO Roger Price launched the Kennedy Energy Park project at Hughenden.

“I can’t help notice the irony of the wind blowing everything..."

How to beat Christmas cash stress

LIKE most parents, Jenna Buttery wants to give her four children the best Christmas she can.

‘The bottom line’: Moment of truth for bitcoin

Everyone's favourite way of paying for crime faces a big moment

IN TOO DEEP: Our $1.7 trillion bender could end in disaster

We’ve gone to town on low interest rates, but mortgage holders could be in trouble if rates rise. Picture: Josie Hayden

The world is shouting at us: You’re in over your head with debt

Wagners pay lovely gesture to long-term employees at float

HAPPY DAYS: Wagners CEO Cameron Coleman and construction materials general manager John Stark, who are both long-term employees at the company, celebrate the successful float of the business on the ASX in Sydney.

Long-term employees were flown to Sydney to celebrate the ASX float

Kleenmaid fraud trial to start in July

Andrew Eric Young spoke to the court via phone link on Friday. (FILE PHOTO).

Massive trial will not resume this year

Historic day for Wagners: Share price spikes after float

Wagners celebrate.

Family flies out of Toowoomba ahead of company's ASX float

'Inquiry will take too long, residents will lose homes'

The ACCC has launched an inquiry into housing, contents and strata insurance in Northern Australia.

SCA says ACCC must fast-track insurance investigation.

8700 'misled' Optus customers in line for compensation

ANOTHER internet provider has been caught charging customers for NBN download speeds they can’t possibly receive.

Gladstone Port exploring renewable energy options

GPC chief executive officer Peter O'Sullivan is proud to announce the company's foray into renewable energy.

Admin office will soon have 70 solar panels.

The motherload of computer game-changers set to come on line

POWERFUL TECHNOLOGY: The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is the brain of your computer.

Opinion: Bruce Kerr talks eighth generation desktop CPUs.

Instead of watching the traffic, how about a movie?

Senior Mercedes engineering executive Jochen Haab with the Level 3 autonomous driving test Sydney to Melbourne last month. Picture: Joshua Dowling

Race to turn your autonomous car into a cinema.

New postcode restrictions for home loans

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

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

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

Real lightsabers are closer than you think

THE blazing swords of Star Wars seem like a scientific impossibility. But when you ask actual scientists about building a real one, the answer is surprising.

What the first ever text message said

Phone technology has changed enormously since the first text message was sent 25 years ago

IT has been 25 years since the first text message was ever sent

How to become a gaming millionaire

The League of Legends World Championships is like the World Cup for computer gamers. Picture: AFP

Gamer brags about having a jacuzzi airlifted into his penthouse suite

Smart condom rates your skills in bed

New “smart” condom reveals the truth on your skills between the sheets

It provides all the statistics men need to assess sexual prowess