Strong GDP growth needs to be 'protected' say Morrison

AUSTRALIA'S economy has grown by 3 percent over the past year but Treasurer Scott Morrison shows the figures show 'fragility' and the need for tax breaks.

Is Facebook listening to us to serve up its ads?

App could be using people's phones to gather data from conversation

How to pick the good from the bad smartphone health apps

Not all health apps are what they seem, or even worth having

BREAKING: Mum's entire $12,000 bill waived

NOT HAPPY: Queensland Urban Utilities has slapped Sherelle Taylor with a $12,113 water bill.

Sherelle Taylor was in disbelief when she opened her water bill

UPDATE: Pisasale defends his support of donor Sekisui

Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

Developers asked Ipswich Mayor to fix their Sunshine Coast problems

Social media for small business

One very basic yet essential learning every business needs to understand is that effective social media is about the audience, not the business.

Social media for small business

Aldi to open new store in Ipswich

Basket of groceries from IGA.

German giant coming to suburban shopping centre

How a $20 iTunes gift card turned into a $7300 credit card shock

Little did I know I had created a small snowball

Mining industry drags corporate profit figures down

WEAK mining profits weighed on corporate profits over the past year. For the year to the March quarter, company profits fell 8.4%.

Coles and Woolworths' dairy war hurts CQ farmers

Michael and Aaron Clews, from Slatewood dairy farm in Rossmoya, discuss the impact of supermarket milk wars on Central Queensland farmers and economy.

Dairy price war impacting $70 million injected into CQ economy

Queensland dairy industry struggling as farmers hit wall

"...now they’re not producing enough milk to cover Queensland"

Canada's re-entry into oil market set to edge price lower

Canadian oil-sands producers prepared to resume production

The new way to safeguard yourself for retirement

Noel Whittaker

Investment bonds are proving a popular option to super

Forget business success question, ask what people will buy

The five cent coin is soon to be a discontinued currency in Australia.Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

We shouldn't be looking at what makes a business successful

Unnecessary admin costing Aussie businesses $56 billion

WORKPLACES are wasting $56 billion a year because of unnecessary admin tasks, new research claims.

Web of broken promises leaves us with dud internet

SECOND BEST: Cr Paul Tully has lamented the poor internet service that afflicts parts of the city.

"We are going to end up with a second rate service across Australia"

Windows auto updates could cost users hundreds of dollars

IT expert says upgrade impacts 400 million people world wide

How to create useful apps

KEY LESSON: When creating your app, think like the user, then design.

Make an app that's useful.

Investment bonds could help you save on tax

INVESTMENT bonds, once called insurance bonds, are rapidly growing in popularity as super loses its attractiveness as a tax saving tool.

Scams target over-50s

Paul Clitheroe

Crikey, I’m getting bombarded by email scams

BEAN COUNTER: Business and babies are not so far apart

Award winning financial planner and Daily columnist Scott Baker, director of Mobbs Baker Wealth.

New dad Scott Baker muses on parenthood and business.

In defence of insurance companies not paying out on TPD

Noel Whittaker

Insurance can be disappointing at times

MY SAY: When tax advice crosses the line

Cash money Photo:Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

I am not at all shocked by the allegations emerging from Panama

Changes to pension will hit those with assets

Noel Whittaker

Age pension changes will hit those with substantial assets first

Uncharted 4 worth its ‘wait’ in gold

AFTER several delays, years in development and a public dying to get its hands on the final game in the Nathan Drake series of games, the wait is over.

Rocky's Uncle Chunt tells Call of Duty where it went wrong

Rockhampton gamer Christopher Hunt says the new COD release is a let down for fans.

Gamers label Call Of Duty ‘Infinite Bore-fare’

9.7 inch iPad Pro: One top tool for both work and play

Apple's 9.7 inch iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil and smart keyboard.

One top tool for both work and play

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn dumps all his Apple shares

Apple's stock fell 9 percent during the last week of April 2016 after it reported a sizeable drop in iPhone sales. Icahn, a longtime booster, told CNBC he still thinks Apple is a "great company." But he said he worries about Chinese regulators, who recently blocked Apple's online services. Apple has been hoping to expand in China.

One of Apple’s most prominent investors, has sold his entire stake

Game Review: Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet and Clank Sony PS4 game.

Before we begin, know that I've been a fan of R&C since the start

Xbox 360 party is over, but console will be supported

Halo has been a huge success on the Xbox 360.

78 billion hours of games played on Microsoft console

Survey finds one in two overestimate cost of a home

An introduction to a variety of free tools and apps to make the most of your smartphone.

The dream of owning property may be closer than people thin