Commonwealth Bank announces it is dropping interest rates

THE nation’s largest lender the Commonwealth Bank has today announced it is dropping interest rates for owner occupiers but hitting interest-only customers.

Union reveals plan to save Rockhampton rail industry

The AMWU is pushing the State Government to increase Queensland Rail's presence in Central Queensland after rail giant Aurizon announced it would cease all Central Queensland operations.

Push is on for the government-owned body to expand regional presence

Former jobseeker Shane lands dream job after six-months

SUCCESS STORY: Shane Falkenberg, 21, got a job as a support worker in Hervey Bay after a six-month job hunt.

“Having a job has taken a lot of stress off my shoulders."

Vegan cafe with Coast's best burger gains popularity

TASTY: Wallea Eaglehawk and Alex Coolican from Delicats Vegan Cafe with their famous vege burger.

Voted Coast's most popular burger - and here's why

Hanson channels foul-mouthed chef for Cap Coast cook off

Clinton and Juanita Thompson with Senator Pauline Hanson at the Causeway Lake Kiosk during her visit in February. Senator Hanson will return to the store, now run by Clinton's daughter Erin Robins, this Saturday to lend a hand. INSET: Gordon Ramsay.

One Nation leader vows to share her potato scallops to help business

Soldier punches above her weight and deploys with unit

WAR FACE: Toowoomba's Monica Fortunaso is a health professional by day but on weekends she is involved with the Alpha Company of the 25/49
th
 Battalion Royal Queensland Regiment.

Runs 2.4 km army fitness test in 9 minutes and does 63 push ups

Prime CBD site sold as laneway culture progresses

The Longs building Ruthven Street has been purchased by a group of investors to be renovated into a series of shops/eateries.  June 2017

How investors and council plan to transform the Toowoomba CBD

Spread money to manage the risks

If we take a look at how some of the major asset classes have performed, it turns out the past 12 months have been pretty good for investors

Stars on way as Rocky's $4M entertainment centre opens in months

L-R Builder Brad Ganter of Mikasa Developments and Brad Korte at Korte's Resort in Parkhurst where they are exapanding the site to include a 500-seat function venue.

SECRET'S OUT: New venue will hold 500 people, and generate many jobs

Govt gives some workers 50% bonus

Putting aside that little extra for superannuation could open all sorts of possibilities in retirement. Fancy a cruise, anyone?

Program boosts super for those who can make an extra contribution

Adani launches 'mega-mine' jobs portal

GET READY: The new Adani jobs portal will help people find jobs in the mining industry (file photo).

Job seekers can register online to be notified of job vacancies.

Home owners settling to make way for Mackay Ring Road

The Clarkson family's home was moved just down the road from their former land at Stotts Road, Te Kowai, which was resumed by TMR.

But some are still clinging on, fighting for a better deal

10 tax tips to try before June 30

MOVE FAST: Get in now to make the most of your tax return.

Get in now to make the most of your tax return

Why have wages grown so slowly?

The amount of spare capacity in the labour market has kept wages down in Australia in recent years.

There has been enough spare capacity to help limit wage increases

Facebook could secretly watch users through webcams, patent reveals

A PATENT lodged by Facebook has revealed the social media giant is considering watching users through cameras on their laptops and smartphones.

Yeppoon business riding success wave with Australian-first boards

Yeppoon Jets offeres the first electric powered surfboards, body-boards and sups now available for hire on the Capricorn Coast.

Looking for thrills on the Cap Coast? This business has you covered.

Telstra 'teething problems' costing Rocky people thousands

Workers install a NBN cabnet at Agnes Street as work started on the roll out in Rockhampton late 2015. Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

OUT OF TOUCH: Telstra NBN debacle claims its second CBD business.

TELSTRA DOWN? Why mobile, internet, Foxtel may be out

TELSTRA customers were forced to face a mass outage today

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

HONESTLY, what is up with our politicians' preoccupation with coal?

God's right-hand man in CQ fires up on Aurizon move

UPSET: Bishop Michael McCarthy is not impressed with Aurizon's decision.

God's representative on earth is not happy with Aurizon's decision.

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

There are things you can do to stop losing easy sales

Madness that allowed foreign workers a foot in the door

Sparks fly as a sheet metal worker fabricates a piece of mining equipment at Mastermyne Engineering.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

That is what the 457 visa program had become - a madness

Company tax cuts just one aspect

Government senators seem happy with themselves during a debate on the Company Tax Bill on March 31.

Are the benefits worth it in the long term?

OPINION: Super changes to impact thousands

The government's changes to superannuation could potentially impact almost anyone currently contributing to or drawing from a superannuation account, such as those working and retired.

Do you understand how the new rules will affect you from July 1?

Nintendo set to release the Super NES Classic Edition

BRACE yourselves, Nintendo is releasing a miniature version of their legendary Super NES console.

The Frame brings Australian art to your TV

Sarrita King's art features on The Frame, Samsung's new television which looks like a painting.

Artist Sarrita King's lightning works feature in collection

Xbox One X revs up for 4K gaming

Forza Motorsport 7 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS launches at E3.

Xbox One X will retail from November 7 in Australia for $649

Apple iPad Pro review: Is this a laptop replacement?

Apple's Greg Joswiak speaks about the iPad Pro during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Apple’s new iPad 10.7-inch has found the middle ground