Mining industry drags corporate profit figures down

WEAK mining profits weighed on corporate profits over the past year. For the year to the March quarter, company profits fell 8.4%.

Coles and Woolworths' dairy war hurts CQ farmers

Michael and Aaron Clews, from Slatewood dairy farm in Rossmoya, discuss the impact of supermarket milk wars on Central Queensland farmers and economy.

Dairy price war impacting $70 million injected into CQ economy

Queensland dairy industry struggling as farmers hit wall

"...now they’re not producing enough milk to cover Queensland"

Canada's re-entry into oil market set to edge price lower

Canadian oil-sands producers prepared to resume production

The new way to safeguard yourself for retirement

Noel Whittaker

Investment bonds are proving a popular option to super

Forget business success question, ask what people will buy

The five cent coin is soon to be a discontinued currency in Australia.Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

We shouldn't be looking at what makes a business successful

How a $20 iTunes gift card turned into a $7300 credit card shock

ABOUT four weeks ago in a moment of parental love – and getting myself some peace and quiet – I purchased The Children a $20 Apple iTunes card.

Unnecessary admin costing Aussie businesses $56 billion

NOOSA District State High School students enjoyed learning about how to operate and manage a business.

Business wastes $56 billion a year because of unnecessary admin

Web of broken promises leaves us with dud internet

SECOND BEST: Cr Paul Tully has lamented the poor internet service that afflicts parts of the city.

"We are going to end up with a second rate service across Australia"

Windows auto updates could cost users hundreds of dollars

IT expert says upgrade impacts 400 million people world wide

Investment bonds could help you save on tax

INVESTMENT bonds, once called insurance bonds, are rapidly growing in popularity as super loses its attractiveness as a tax saving tool.

Scams target over-50s

Paul Clitheroe

Crikey, I’m getting bombarded by email scams

BEAN COUNTER: Business and babies are not so far apart

Award winning financial planner and Daily columnist Scott Baker, director of Mobbs Baker Wealth.

New dad Scott Baker muses on parenthood and business.

In defence of insurance companies not paying out on TPD

Noel Whittaker

Insurance can be disappointing at times

MY SAY: When tax advice crosses the line

Cash money Photo:Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

I am not at all shocked by the allegations emerging from Panama

Changes to pension will hit those with assets

Noel Whittaker

Age pension changes will hit those with substantial assets first

Sound, shattering sound: Hyper X headphones are back

THE beloved Hyper X headphone line has a new generation, and this time Kingston have done it all themselves.

Doom returns to hurt me plenty

PREPARE TO BE SCARED: Id and Bethesda have taken Doom back to the frantic brawl through hell of its original incarnations and the result is staggering.

Welcome to hell, marine.

Black Desert Online: The AFK MMO

You really can get a lot done in this game without even playing it

Alienation: Fight in top-down glory

TEAM EFFORT: Alienation is a slick game with easy-to-learn skills and a great online component.

A shooter that just has to be different - in such a good way

Wargaming rolls out again with Ironfest

Wargaming brings the big guns to NSW Ironfest

Uncharted 4 worth its ‘wait’ in gold

MASTERFUL STORYTELLING: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.

After several delays, the wait is over

Rocky's Uncle Chunt tells Call of Duty where it went wrong

Rockhampton gamer Christopher Hunt says the new COD release is a let down for fans.

Gamers label Call Of Duty ‘Infinite Bore-fare’