Sustainbility focus of new permaculture design course

SUSTAINABILITY is being tackled head-on with world-leading courses in permaculture design being introduced by CQUniversity from next year.

Aurizon to slash 62 Rockhampton jobs

Aurizon workers.

Aurizon to slash 62 Rockhampton jobs and close maintenance depots

Projects Unlimited directors likely to lose assets

The former headquarters for Projects Unlimited is now just an empty building as liquidators comb through the company’s finances.

Directors are more than $1 million in debt to creditors

Your Mates agree their new beer is quite ‘sessionable’

CHEERS: Your Mates brewery founders Christian McGarry and Matt Hepburn launched their first beer, which is now sold on tap at five Sunshine Coast venues.

Coast lads teach themselves how to brew, start new business

Northern Australia forum paving the way for future

IDEAS: Minister assisting the premier on northern Australia Coralee O’Rourke said stakeholders wanted Abbot Point to be a multi-cargo port, to export produce.

Roundtable finding the big ideas to help improve northern Australia

Hemp could be burned as Casino meat co-op turns green

By Barbetorte (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Casino meatworks to launch eco-friendly project for new boiler

Gympie Music Muster tightens belt, makes a profit in 2015

Gympie Muster reports a successful and profitable 2015 event

Watchdog signals blitz on false 'free range' egg claims

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has  has released a guide to assist egg producers to have a better understanding of their rights and obligations when promoting their products as free range.

Not acceptable to say free range when outdoor range isn't used often

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Want a pay rise? Not likely, says company study

AUSTRALIAN workers expecting a pay rise next year may want to temper their expectations.

Your reaction: 30% deposit will put you out of the market

More Fraser Coast residents are defaulting on their mortgage payments.

NAB will ask for a 30% deposit for home loans, following ANZs lead.

Commodities tank as stock market sheds $41b in one morning

A commodities wipeout has brought BHP below $22

Weaker industrial profits out of China weigh on markets

The city of Shanghai

China's industrial performance has markets worried

ABS puts Australia's population at 23 million as of March

A section of the near-capacity Clive Berghofer Stadium crowd at last Saturday night's Reds and Blues trial match.

Here's the new figure to quote when asked Australia's population

Investment advice: How markets set prices on company shares

It is timely to build on the time value of money concept

RBA Governor's appraisal of the economy a positive one

Glenn Stevens

RBA Governor's appraisal of the economy a positive one

Microsoft unveils new Surface Book to rival Apple

MICROSOFT has unveiled new Surface, Lumia and Microsoft Band devices to harness the power of its new Windows 10 operating system.

Things Prettygreat for Luke after Fruit Ninja success

Luke Muscat, left with the other founders of Prettygreat Phil Larsen and Hugh Walters.

MACLEAN game developer Luke Muscat enjoys more success.

900 jobs on offer in Queensland with NBN Co rollout

UNEMPLOYED: Jobseekers will have more commitments with changes to unempliyment requirements.

Dawson MP announces 900 job opportunities in Queensland

iPhone users: how to avoid a ridiculously huge phone bill

WOW! Bet you don't want to see this on your phone bill.

Every iPhone user should read this to avoid a huge data bill.

WATERCOOLER: How's the economy? Is it better or worse now?

RIGHT now, the Australian economy is harder to read and even harder to manage than any time I can remember.

Hoarding cash doesn't work

Paul Clitheroe

There are serial hoarders of cash out there, all making a bad choice

How the talk of tax reform will pan out

Noel Whittaker

Tax reform is back on the table, and the talk will be predictable

Your super statement is arriving - heed it well

Noel Whittaker

Your super statement is arriving - heed it well

Interest-only loans can prove costly

Paul Clitheroe

Interest-only loans can prove costly

Hold on, the sharemarket's a rollercoaster right now

Paul Clitheroe

Hold on, the sharemarket's a rollercoaster right now

TISM releases new album to honour Border Force backdown

TISM revealed?

TISM releases new album to Border Force Brown Shirts

Review: World of Warships

WORLD of Warships is the last and the most ambitious of the three "World Of" titles from Belarusian outfit Wargaming.

Apple TV, bigger iPad, new iPhone 6s unveiled

The all-new Apple TV features a Siri remote which can also be used for gaming.

Apple TV features voice control, Siri Remote and new tvOS

MediPen: We tried out the UK’s first legal cannabis vape

MediPen: We tried out the UK’s first legal cannabis vape

Why taking your Samsung to bed makes good SleepSense

Samsung SleepSense

Electronics giant unveils new type of personal healthcare device

Samsung comes 'full circle' with new Gear 2 smartwatch

Gear S2 offers 3G connectivity and first-ever e-SIM with voice

The man who sold Minecraft says it's made him miserable

Minecraft creator Markus Persson said he has never felt more alone

The man who sold Minecraft says it's made him miserable