Business

Wed 19 Sep 2018

‘Inviting a crash’: Ominous housing warning

‘Inviting a crash’: Ominous housing warning

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has warned a popular idea to fix the housing market could actually cause a catastrophic crash.

Elon Musk’s scary rant tops off a bizarre week

Elon Musk’s scary rant tops off a bizarre week

BILLIONAIRE Elon Musk has made scary predictions for the future of life and his paranoid comments are just part of his manic week.

Chocolatier is our richest woman under 40

Chocolatier is our richest woman under 40

WHILE it’s easy to imagine Australia’s richest women under 40 are on catwalks and movie sets, it’s names you may never have heard of making up our top earners.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

What it's like to drive the world's fastest Lamborghini

What it's like to drive the world's fastest Lamborghini

WHAT it is like to get behind the wheel of the fastest production car to lap the vaunted Nurburgring racetrack.

Why you shouldn’t buy a new iPhone

Why you shouldn’t buy a new iPhone

APPLE’S new operating software is live today and it’s becoming clear you don’t need to buy a new iPhone this year.

Gas exploration authority granted in Surat Basin

Gas exploration authority granted in Surat Basin

Land north of Surat and Miles has been picked for gas prospecting.

How short shoppers save money

How short shoppers save money

BEING extremely short won’t help you at the theatre, the footy or on a basketball court, but it can pay off at the supermarket. This is why.

Macca’s giving away free cheeseburgers

Macca’s giving away free cheeseburgers

MCDONALD’S is giving away 200,000 free cheeseburgers across Australia in honour of National Cheeseburger Day. But you’d better get in fast.

Wealthy parents’ ridiculous nanny demands

Wealthy parents’ ridiculous nanny demands

TWICE a week, about 11pm, Jeff Goldstein stretches out, turns on his spa playlist, lights a candle and gets a 90-minute massage — courtesy of his kids' nanny.

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Needle crisis puts $500 million strawberry industry at risk

Needle crisis puts $500 million strawberry industry at risk

AS THE fruit contamination crisis continues to spread, the drama has placed Australia’s half-a-billion-dollar strawberry industry at risk.

WATCH: Cheese factory explosion sends man flying

WATCH: Cheese factory explosion sends man flying

THE Maleny Cheese Factory was declared a crime scene after a "suspicious” fire ripped through the front of the family-owned business.

Property market ‘falling off a cliff’

Property market ‘falling off a cliff’

EXPERTS have issued a grim warning for homeowners, claiming up to two-fifths of your home’s worth could be wiped out in 2019.

Telcos put on notice over 'unlimited data' mobile deals

Telcos put on notice over 'unlimited data' mobile deals

TELCOS are being warned they face fines of millions of dollars for misleading advertising promoting 'unlimited data' mobile plans.

Shoppers are no longer carrying their wallets

Shoppers are no longer carrying their wallets

CONSUMERS are ditching their wallets in droves and instead choosing to pay other ways. This is how quickly digital payment numbers have soared.

Your next career: Inside the life of a snake catcher

Your next career: Inside the life of a snake catcher

THEY’VE been bitten on the crotch, hands and legs and have come close to death. These are the Queenslanders who risk their lives to catch and relocate snakes.

Why Aussie banks want to keep us in the dark

Why Aussie banks want to keep us in the dark

AUSTRALIAN banks were once a trusted financial institution by many, but they are not what they seem, writes Chris Urquhart.

New boost to Coast small business

New boost to Coast small business

GOLD Coast small businesses are going to get a boost in the form of a $20,000 Government write-off. Is your small business eligible?

Dark web trend sweeping internet

Dark web trend sweeping internet

SOCIAL media stars are taking an old viral video trend and pushing it to a new and dangerous level. WARNING: Graphic

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Gympie businesswoman has success in her sights

Gympie businesswoman has success in her sights

Two years since launching a business with her husband and her mother, Dione reflects on the thrilling ride so far

Growing a business and making an income at 72

Growing a business and making an income at 72

GENERATING his own income at 72 is a joy for Erik Eilertsen, who runs his own business.

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