$1 trillion plan to redraw map

IT’S a $1 trillion project that could redefine global trade and mark a tipping point for a new Asian century.

Financial scandal destroys alternative community

Families who gave thousands to be a part of an alternative community at Mt Burrell, west of Murwillumbah, are now trying to recover their investment. Picture: Jamie Hanson

Dream Utopia turns into a nightmare

Non-permanent, less paid jobs taking over CQ mining industry

Labor Assistant spokesperson for Workplace Relations, Lisa Chesters in Rockhampton to meet with CFMEU

Mine employers using legislation loophole - ALP

TAKE THAT, KMART: Retail CEO’s swipe at ‘cheap’ rivals

Marissa Tesoro, store manager of Harris Scarfe Top Ryde, with the store team.

An Aussie department store, once on the brink of collapse, is back

No bags, no fags: convenience shop defends environment

CHANGING WAYS: New owners of Emerald Beach General Store Huey and Louis Riley are phasing out plastic bags and cigarettes.

Convenience store takes aim at environmental change

EAST ST OUTRAGE: 40 days to vacate Rocky CBD stores

KNOCK OUT: Brad's Bargain Box and Bruch's buildings in East Street are to be demolished.

Prime CBD stores delivered a demolition bombshell

Ship detained off Hay Point with crew running out of food

The Rena has been detained off Hay Point since June 6 with crew owed about $53,000.

Australian Government detains ship with crew owed $53,000 in wages

$24M Mackay wave pool project: The big reveal

Councillor Ross Gee says his idea for a wave pool in Mackay would be a "tourist mega magnet".

'Get barrelled behind the Great Barrier Reef'

Say goodbye to your PIN number

From ATMs and restaurants to online shopping and Amazon Alexa, pretty soon you will be making completely “frictionless” transactions.

ATO advises pull up tax socks, don't claim them

SOCK 'EM: The ATO reminds tax payers simply because they may wear an item to work does not mean it is tax deductible.

Don't be caught out with clothing claims this tax time

$4.8million win has CQ family man set for life

HUGE WIN: An Emerald man has won himself $4.8million over 20 years in Tuesday's Set for Life draw.

A CQ family man has won $20,000 a month for the next 20 years.

‘IT SHATTERED ME’: $67k deposit gone in sudden crackdown

Tony Marsh and his partner have been caught in a crackdown on foreign loans.

Melbourne-born man loses $67,000 in foreign investor crackdown

Aussie bride's $1600 dream wedding with 100 guests

Emilyrose Fitzpatrick tied the knot in Scotland Picture: Facebook/Emilyrose Fitzpatrick

“Don’t make it about anyone but yourself and don’t compromise.”

Move may turn back clock on 100% FIFO

After a long battle mining communities could be about to have a win.

It's been a long fight but mining towns could be about to get a win

Simple trick that could save you thousands

Researchers measured the brain waves of people asked to make financial decisions, with dramatic results.

Would you rather have $200 to spend now, or $3000 in five years?

LG's 77 inch wallpaper TV has $40k price tag

IT'S the television that had tech journalists from around the world drooling.

Samsung unveils Galaxy Book and Galaxy Tab S3 pricing

Samsung Galaxy Book

The ranges cater for both Android and Windows platforms

This iPhone keyboard hack is hugely satisfying

Best hidden features of iPhones revealed

Graph shows why iPhone 8 will disappoint

A leaked image of the iPhone 8 has shown a fresh design.

Major bank says sales expectations for iPhone 8 are too high

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

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

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

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?

MY SAY: Job losses before Christmas a disaster

HAPPY DAYS: SmartCity Graduating class celebrate.

MY SAY: How did they not see effects of system change coming?

National netball team to be called Samsung Diamonds

THE national netball team will be named the Samsung Diamonds as part of a naming rights deal announced by the electronics giant.

iPhone camera's tiny hole explained

The iPhone 7 and larger 7 Plus both feature the small hole by the camera

That tiny hole has a pretty big role.

LG Twin Wash promises to slash laundry time

Half of Australians do their laundry two to four times every week

Why the iPhone 8 release might be delayed

Key iPhone 8 feature could be disastrous for Apple’s plans.

If you're holding out for the iPhone 8, you might want to reconsider