Weatherill's GST proposal cops flack from community groups

COMMUNITY groups have slammed SA Premier Jay Weatherill’s proposal for a 15% GST.

Subbies put hope in Walton federal court hearing

The loss of $2.9 million from the Walton collapse cost Beau Hartshorn his home and the jobs of 10 workers.

Coast subbies are hoping for a good outcome from the federal court

Turnbull may slash super tax breaks for an income tax cut

Super tax breaks may be slashed for an income tax cut

New Hummock Hill Island resort under fire

Hummock Hill Island. File photo.

Conservation group slams new resort on Hummock Hill Island

Rio Tinto investment to secure refineries future

EXPANSION CONCERNS: The State Government is being accused of breaking a 2012 election promise by supporting the Stage 3 expansion of the New Acland coal mine. Photo Lyndon Keane / Dalby Herald

Four decades of Rio Tinto bauxite mining announced for Cape York

Former Sam's Warehouse is coming back to life

THE former Sam’s Warehouse building is being brought back to life

Families hit hard as CSG company slashes workforce

Arrow Energy has cut 150 people from its workforce.

Poor performing CSG wells behind decision to lay off 150 workers

Newest hotel for business and pleasure opens with a bang

STRONG INTEREST: The Best Western Hotel Plus Oceanside Kawana Hotel was officially unveiled last night.

Offering 81 rooms, it has already proved a hit with holiday-makers

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Aussie dollar clawing back ground

AFTER a weak morning and early afternoon yesterday the AUD managed to claw back some ground overnight.

Mining links prevent unis from divesting in fossil fuels

BMA have bowed to public pressure from the Moranbah community and the Isaac Regional Council and have agreed to install an air quality monitor in Moranbah.Coal dust generated by the surrounding mines is one of the downsides of life in Moranbah. Photo Colette Landolt / Daily Mercury

Links to mining sector are preventing universities from divesting

Negative gearing does not mainly benefit average earners

Australian Assistant Treasurer Kelly O'Dwyer speaks during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015.

Fact-checking hasn't left the Small Business Minister looking good

Jetstar and Virgin caught out for drip pricing

A Virgin flight takes off at the Maroochy Airport. Photo Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

Jetstar and Virgin caught out for overlooking mobile commerce

Aussie dollar climbs despite lacklustre iron price

A large sum of money was discovered on a Mackay street last night

Aussie dollar up even during a strong moment for the greenback

The tax system can play a role in Australian innovation

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Should income tax be used stimulate the economy

Most young Aussies have no savings plan: research

NEST EGG?: Debate is underway on whether first-home buyers should be allowed to access their superannuation to buy a property. Photo: Getty Images

Men say they struggle with expenses, women say not earning enough

Warning: 'ransomware' attacking Android phone users

ANDROID users are finding themselves under attack by malicious software. The ransomware locks down your device and demands a $200 ransom for the unlock.

New facts emerge about Australians and cybercrime

Australians have an interesting relationship with cybercrime

J880DW Review: The Bro does the job

Brother MFC-J880DW

The Brother J880DW feels like a Swiss army knife

Death of the desktop? Not with this amazing iMac

Apple's iMacs are faster, more powerful and feature better 4k and 5k displays.

Apple's latest 27-inch 5K Retina display iMac is one superb machine

Life goes on: Economic realities survive terror

IN THE aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris, writing about their impact on the economy always sounds trivial at best, and utterly heartless at worst.

International shares offer good opportunities

Noel Whittaker

My preference is to stay in more general types of funds

Franking credits: From little things, big investments grow

Small franking credits can improve your life after retirement

A brief history of capital gains tax on your family home

Noel Whittaker

Capital gains tax on the family home is causing a lot of confusion

Identity theft on the rise – take greater care

Paul Clitheroe

Be on your wits so online shopping doesn't become identity theft

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

Hard to read, even harder to manage – the Australian economy.

Hoarding cash doesn't work

Paul Clitheroe

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

Microsoft opens first flagship store outside US in Sydney

MICROSOFT has opened a two-storey, 6000 square metre flagship store in Sydney to show off Windows 10, new Surface devices and fitness wearables.

Halo 5: Guardians makes history with $400m in sales

Halo 5

Result pushes hardware and software franchise to over $5 billion

Apple TV: Australian prices not for the faint-hearted

Apple launches pre-orders for new Siri-powered gaming, movies box

Virgin Mobile research claims we're afraid of data limits

An introduction to a variety of free tools and apps to make the most of your smartphone.

We are a nation that is hungry for data

Microsoft unveils new Surface Book to rival Apple

Microsoft Surface Book

Tech giant announces new Lumia, Microsoft Band and Xbox offers

Review: World of Warships

Captain, my Captain, you're Captain, everyone's a captain

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