Money

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Massive queues for $100 million Powerball

Massive queues for $100 million Powerball

AUSTRALIANS are queing up for a chance to win today’s life-changing $100 million Powerball draw with one-in-three people expected to buy a ticket.

Ripped off: Angry worker’s cruel pay discovery

Ripped off: Angry worker’s cruel pay discovery

SIVA had a job where breaking one simple rule would mean she instantly lost her job. But that was not the worst thing she discovered.

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

Heartbreak of farmer working for $2.46 an hour

YOU’D think it could never happen in Australia. But somehow, this man is earning just a fraction of the minimum wage.

Don’t buy what you can’t afford

premium_icon Don’t buy what you can’t afford

CHRISTMAS shoppers racking up debt on buy now, pay later schemes are being warned they could face serious financial woes in the new year.

Cashless card will cripple markets: stall holders

premium_icon Cashless card will cripple markets: stall holders

The cashless welfare card would cripple one of Hervey Bay's leading community markets and drastically affect others across the region

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Credit squeeze on the horizon

premium_icon Credit squeeze on the horizon

THE days of cheap, fast money are coming to an end says Kochie. So here’s how to protect yourself from the looming credit squeeze.

CQ builders are keeping busy despite building approval stats

premium_icon CQ builders are keeping busy despite building approval stats

Maintenance and renovation projects are keeping builders busy.

‘I hope you are ashamed of yourself’

‘I hope you are ashamed of yourself’

A BRISBANE mother has created a social media storm after posting a photograph she took at a Westfield shopping centre playground.

CQ child care centre sees enrolments rise with new system

premium_icon CQ child care centre sees enrolments rise with new system

Read the facts here on the new subsidy program system the Federal Government rolled out last month to better support families

ALARMING FOOTAGE: CQ train near misses are increasing

premium_icon ALARMING FOOTAGE: CQ train near misses are increasing

Latest statistics prove the rail safety message isn't getting though

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