Business

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Sex, gun and drug-fuelled antivirus mogul McAfee on the run

Sex, gun and drug-fuelled antivirus mogul McAfee on the run

Sex, gun and drug-fuelled antivirus mogul John McAfee is on the run again — months after a court found him liable for the “torture and murder” of his neighbour.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Projects hit as civil works group crashes with $6.5m debt

premium_icon Projects hit as civil works group crashes with $6.5m debt

A civil contracting group has crashed and burned, leaving a series of unfinished road and infrastructure projects in the lurch.

What happened when I posed as an underage girl online

premium_icon What happened when I posed as an underage girl online

Posing as an underage girl on the website Omegle, it didn’t take long before I was being propositioned by paedophiles — repeatedly, writes Clare Masters.

Two things the Coffee Club won’t succeed without

premium_icon Two things the Coffee Club won’t succeed without

The Coffee Club is battling to turn things around after a recent run of outlet closures and has revealed some significant changes it hopes will help.

Supermarket gripe driving customers mad

Supermarket gripe driving customers mad

Customers are up in arms about a simple thing supermarkets do that causes major harm to the planet. These are the worst examples.

Queensland mum’s clever lunch box idea gains 35k in funding

premium_icon Queensland mum’s clever lunch box idea gains 35k in funding

This Queensland mum is on a mission to create the perfect lunch box - and she’s already raised $35,000 to reach her goal. So what makes it so special?

Burger chain’s $11.9m discount ‘mistake’

Burger chain’s $11.9m discount ‘mistake’

It’s one of the biggest and most popular fast food joints on the planet. But one epic meal deal error has cost a franchisee a fortune.

North Queensland's chance to leverage aviation services boom

premium_icon North Queensland's chance to leverage aviation services boom

North Queensland and the wider northwest can leverage the demand for aviation services - that could include capitalising on “open skies” to create “drone zones”.

New access proposed for popular shopping centre

premium_icon New access proposed for popular shopping centre

COUNCIL has received a DA for a new slip lane for extra access to the venue.

‘Next step’ close on Star’s $2B project

premium_icon ‘Next step’ close on Star’s $2B project

Star has unveiled a new vision for the Gold Coast’s Sheraton Grand Mirage as State Government gives its clearest indication yet about its plans for a second casino.

Butchers are ‘screaming out’ for this prime cut

premium_icon Butchers are ‘screaming out’ for this prime cut

Mackay’s cultural melting pot is generating a demand for more exotic meats

Sun 10 Nov 2019

What workers think about super

What workers think about super

Many workers don’t bother thinking about their superannuation savings but that doesn’t mean they don’t want it. A new study shows what they want.

Airbnb hosts open up their doors for those left homeless

Airbnb hosts open up their doors for those left homeless

AIRBNB'S Open Homes Program recruits hosts who are willing and able to provide free temporary housing to displaced residents

Sat 9 Nov 2019

Retailer has high hopes for Xmas

premium_icon Retailer has high hopes for Xmas

One of Australia’s biggest retailers is gearing up for a bumper holiday season and downplaying signs that consumers seem reluctant to spend.

The Qld woman inspiring hundreds of girls to study tech

premium_icon The Qld woman inspiring hundreds of girls to study tech

Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen decided to start her not-for-profit "Tech Girls Movement" after being sick of being one of just a few women in the tech world.

Lotto winner’s dollar-store secret

Lotto winner’s dollar-store secret

Marie Kibler pocketed more than $4 million after hitting the jackpot – but the bargain-savvy winner has revealed a surprising addiction.

Hong Kong buyers turn to Australian coasts after protests

Hong Kong buyers turn to Australian coasts after protests

Hong Kong residents are setting their sights on Gold Coast property in a wave of real estate inquiries across Australia following months of protest turmoil

AUDIO CRAZE: 7 great podcasts to come out of Northern Rivers

premium_icon AUDIO CRAZE: 7 great podcasts to come out of Northern Rivers

PODCASTS have burst onto the scene over the past few years in Australia and have been dominating US airwaves for over a decade.

Fri 8 Nov 2019

Aussie label’s baffling Instagram stunt

Aussie label’s baffling Instagram stunt

A renowned fashion label known for its itsy-bitsy bikinis has completely wiped clean its Instagram page amid a bold new move.

Mum’s fury over ‘stupid’ Aldi problem

Mum’s fury over ‘stupid’ Aldi problem

One Aldi shopper has shared her big gripe with the discount supermarket, causing hundreds of people to agree. But what are your thoughts?

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