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Cheesy Kyrgios marketing cheek backfires

A FULL page ad in a Melbourne newspaper taking a cheeky dig at Nick Kyrgios and a full swipe at Nike has backfired badly.

The sad demise of Aussie icons

Retail sales just aren't what they used to be at David Jones. Picture: Rob/Maccoll

They are Australian icons, but are headed the way of the video store

BHP coal slows, royalties set to drop

Caval Ridge Mine opening- 100% FIFO mine

Photo Lee Constable / Daily Mercury

The State Government is facing a $100-million cut to royalties

Rocky Sizzler is giving away free cheesey toast right now

National Cheese Toast Day is in its second year, with the Rockhampton franchise dishing out the delicious treat right now. Pictured is Fergus Hilder spreading the word at Toowoomba Sizzler last year.

Get your hands on the most-loved item on the franchise's menu

Rocky MP explains how we will get small business going again

Member for Rockhampton Barry O'Rouke is addressing small business problems in Rockhampton region.

O'Rourke working with industry big guns to address local small businesses

Why Rocky tenants are vulnerable to suffer rent pressure

Crestwood Estate Norman Gardens.

EXPERTS reveal older generations most at risk of rental stress

Warrant issued to take CBD property

The Supreme Court of Queensland has made an order for Perpetual Trust Company to take possession of the buildings previously owned by Mackay Spare Parts.

Owners to appeal court decision

Five steps to a financially stable life

Paul Clitheroe details his commonsense tips for a life free of financial stress

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

Noel Whittaker says don't get beached by dream purchase

Be careful if you're thinking about buying a holiday house, warns Noel Whittaker

Noel Whittaker warns about holiday houses

Aussie kids scored $1.1b these holidays

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ hands out more than $368 million during the Christmas holidays. Picture: iStock

AUSSIE kids have been raking it in thanks to the “Bank of Mum and Dad”.

How to avoid a debt trap

A stressed couple trying to work out how to manage their bills and household finances.

There are simple ways to ease money pain in 2018

The Coast man taking the music industry by storm

AFTER spending most of his musical career trying to organise gigs, Taran Croxton thought there had to be an easier way.

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

Solar firm wound up over debt claims

Two companies said the solar power installation firm owed them money. (File photo)

Companies say Wide Bay solar firm owes nearly $89,000

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