Business

Fri 17 Aug 2018

CQ farmer resorts to online business to fund living costs

CQ farmer resorts to online business to fund living costs

The family has had to destock their herd from 6000 head to 4000 head

REIQ: Adani will hit CQ real estate like a freight train

premium_icon REIQ: Adani will hit CQ real estate like a freight train

Rental vacancy rates steadily improving for five quarters with trend expected to continue

Fed-up dairy farmer predicts demise of Aussie milk

premium_icon Fed-up dairy farmer predicts demise of Aussie milk

THE power imbalance in the dairy industry is driving farmers to the wall, says the Kyogle farmer behind a viral appeal for justice.

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Sex robots are the new ‘marriage aids’

Sex robots are the new ‘marriage aids’

A CANADIAN scientist has claimed sex robots may soon become as vital to modern homes as a microwave oven, serving as “marriage aids” in and out of the bedroom.

Aldi boss makes  big confession

Aldi boss makes big confession

THE famously secretive German goliath has been accused of being ‘secretive’ in the past by its critic and rivals. Maybe they have a point.

Fury over Motorola’s ‘shameless rip off’

Fury over Motorola’s ‘shameless rip off’

MOTOROLA fans are furious after leaked images show the company has designed a near identical model to the iPhone X handset, released last year.

NBN dumps bush broadband price hike

premium_icon NBN dumps bush broadband price hike

THE National Broadband Network has ditched plans to jack up the cost of broadband in regional Australia, backing away from comments made by its chief financial...

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.

How to get noticed at work

How to get noticed at work

Here are five things you can do to get noticed at work

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.

Google honours the ‘father of football’

Google honours the ‘father of football’

THERE’S one man that has been credited with making football the sport we know and love today and to celebrate his he is 187th birthday Google has created something...

Woman’s shock $800 Uber Eats bill

Woman’s shock $800 Uber Eats bill

CONNOR Marner downloaded a popular food delivery app, but never got around to using it. But soon, one huge bill arrived.

Telstra shares at 3-mth high despite profit drop

Telstra shares at 3-mth high despite profit drop

TELSTRA shares have hit their highest price since May, despite the telco giant reporting a full-year profit drop of 8.4 per cent to $3.56 billion.

He works 18 hours a day, but earned only $700 last month

premium_icon He works 18 hours a day, but earned only $700 last month

HE WORKS a crazy 14 to 18 hours a day, seven days a week - and he barely makes enough to put food on the table.

Tesla subpoenaed over Musk’s tweet

Tesla subpoenaed over Musk’s tweet

GOVERNMENT regulators have reportedly opened a formal investigation into whether Elon Musk was telling the truth when he said he had the finance to privatise Tesla....

‘We don’t want your ghetto name’

‘We don’t want your ghetto name’

A JOBSEEKER has received a rejection letter claiming she wouldn’t be considered for a role because of her “ghetto name”.

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.

'Living hell': Airbnb style holiday letting a 'cancer'

premium_icon 'Living hell': Airbnb style holiday letting a 'cancer'

AM EMBITTERED resident has been living next door to an AirBnB property for two years and has counted more than 200 visits by guests.

Coles Little Shop madness not over yet

Coles Little Shop madness not over yet

BRACE yourselves: Coles has just announced new details about the rarest mini collectables item.

Masterchef serving up Ipswich to the state

premium_icon Masterchef serving up Ipswich to the state

Even in the middle of winter Ipswich's own gourmet ice cream shop is as popular as ever

Newer Older