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premium_icon Kevin Rudd’s daughter in $22.5m online deal

THE daughter of former prime minister Kevin Rudd is selling a stake in her online retail business to a Hong Kong ecommerce technology firm.

CQ man's road to success after life threatening accident

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE: Rockhampton Health Options' Peter Lewis has practised naturopathy for the past 35 years.

PETER Lewis explains how naturopathy saved him from a death's door

Mackay woman arrested over $1.7M business fraud

CASHED UP: Police allege a Mackay woman stole $1.7M from her employer.

Detectives swoop on worker who allegedly stole from business

‘Mourning’ after $690m payday

Walmart eCommerce CEO Marc Lore. Picture: Craig Barritt/Getty Images/Fast Company

Quidsi founder ‘depressed’ after $690 million Amazon sale

Landry demands QLD cabinet decide on Rookwood Weir today

ROOKWOOD SITE: The Rookwood Weir could be emerging at this location in the not too distant future.

Could today be the day when a Rookwood decision is finally made?

premium_icon Massive NBN discounts for Aussies

There’s a chance your National Broadband Network plan will cost less this year as a new wave of price-cutting begins.

How one retailer is cutting monthly fees by up to $25

Failed company collapses owing $1.6 million

THE four-day Wanderlust Festival at Novotel Twin Waters in November attracted huge crowds, but the company running the event has collapsed leaving debts of $1.6 million.

Wanderlust promoter left debts of $1.6 million

Lucrative Disney job everyone wants

Working as a server at the mysterious Club 33 at Disney theme parks is one of the most sought-after jobs in the company. Picture: Angela Saurine

Workers and their families and friends reveal best jobs

How to break up with money

MELISSA Browne’s advice to get yourself in shape is not as hard as it sounds.

How to fast-track a home deposit

Harry Aznavoorian, 27, is buying his first home with help from his parents.

Housing conditions improve but deposits are still a stretch

Five steps to a financially stable life

GET SMART: Paul Clitheroe recommends regularly setting aside money for savings and avoiding high-interest debt that funds purchases of no lasting value.

Five steps to achieving financial independence

Bank chat reveals shocking home loan advice

West Hobart homes, one of the city’s many suburbs were finding a rental property is nearly impossible. Picture: ROGER LOVELL

"This is a housing market built on stimulus."

Popular Gympie supermarket to close its doors next month

A Gympie supermarket will close its doors for 10 days next month,

The supermarket will remain closed for 10 days

Parents slacking on phone rules for kids

AUSTRALIAN parents lack the ability to enforce phone rules, as experts warn the increased use of mobiles among children is behind growing levels of depression.

The Coast man taking the music industry by storm

Taran Croxton has started a Cloud-based online music management system which connects venues to artists without the need to pay for a manager.

They say necessity is the mother of invention

CQ animal rights activist falls victim to cyber bullying

GROWING ISSUE: Lyn Laskus talks about the impacts of cyber bullying in the wake of 14-year-old Dolly Everett's death.

"You don't even know if the person ... is a real person”

Apple battery scandal: You weren’t ‘paying attention’

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, centre, poses for a selfie with customers during the debut of the iPhone X. Picture: Justin Sullivan

The tech giant has apologised for deliberately slowing down iPhones

Top 11 revealed and voting opens for CQ's best restaurant

Get your vote in now to decide who is CQ's #1 taste bud tantaliser.

'Heads before hearts' on Sekisui development

MASSIVE INVESTMENT: The Yaroomba Beach development is expected to inject $1 billion into the Coast's economy and generate more than 1400 jobs.

Business council boss says put heads before hearts

New postcode restrictions for home loans

The Commbank has announced a range of changes to make it tougher for borrowers.

Home loan customers will be forced to come up with fatter deposits

Rocky candidates' mixed responses on economic development

Artist impression of what was proposed for inside the Smart Hub.

The good, the bad and the indifferent discussing Advance Rockhampton

Sex workers group responds to 'dirty secret' story

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES: Could be more easily spread in the community if sex workers were to give in to client's demands for unprotected sex.

Disputing foreign workers were to blame for industry problems.

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?

Internet savages new Nintendo product

WHEN Nintendo announced a new product it hoped would revolutionise gaming, it likely didn’t expect the world to react like this.

Amazon to launch $5 a month music service

Amazon has revealed plans to launch its Echo range of smart speakers in Australia, as used by David and Emily Bain, and their 20-month-old son Liam. Picture: Ian Currie

New Amazon speaker can also deliver Aussie cricket sledges

Uber $150 ‘cleaning fee scam’

An Uber driver charged Sydney customer Ebony the maximum $150 cleaning fee for a mystery mess she says she did not make.

Uber customer Ebony has warned of a “cleaning fee scam’

CES 2018: Best tech gadgets on the planet

Samsung’s new giant 146-inch TV can be used to create a ‘wall-sized’ display. Picture: John Locher/AP

Here’s the best of the world’s largest tech convention