Opinion

Tue 10 Jul 2018

If leaders are confused about energy, imagine the rest of us

premium_icon If leaders are confused about energy, imagine the rest of us

Politicians are locked in furious argument about dealing with power and climate change, says Peter Boyer.

Tue 24 Apr 2018

Gladstone's small businesses are big employers: GCCI

Gladstone's small businesses are big employers: GCCI

"Small to medium businesses employ 60- 80 per cent of people in Australia”

Thu 12 Apr 2018

What to think about before going guarantor

What to think about before going guarantor

IT MIGHT seem like the right thing to do, but being guarantor on a loan for a loved one can ruin finances and families.

Fri 6 Apr 2018

‘It’s war’: Trump’s new obsession

‘It’s war’: Trump’s new obsession

DONALD Trump has picked a new target for his latest feud, ranting obsessively about it. This is why he’s so mad.

Tue 3 Apr 2018

Why Facebook's model is incompatible with human rights

Why Facebook's model is incompatible with human rights

OUTRAGE is brewing over Facebook's admission to spying on people via their Android phones. Its stock price plummeted, while millions deleted their accounts.

Wed 28 Mar 2018

MP’s blunt warning for social media giants

premium_icon MP’s blunt warning for social media giants

A SENIOR Labor MP says tech giants are acting like global nerds who “think they’re too big or too cool to worry about public opinion”.

Tue 13 Mar 2018

Trump's direction not good

Trump's direction not good

A deterioration in global trade and a weaker global economy is a frightening prospect and our exemption from US steel and aluminium tariffs wouldn't help much

Sat 3 Feb 2018

'I cured cancer. I can't be quiet': Woman claims

'I cured cancer. I can't be quiet': Woman claims

CannaNannaS are coming to the region

Tue 9 Jan 2018

'Heads before hearts' on Sekisui development

premium_icon 'Heads before hearts' on Sekisui development

OPINION: Regrettably, if Sekisui's Yaroomba development is a test of how far we have come, then there is a strong likelihood we may be failing.

Tue 28 Nov 2017

New postcode restrictions for home loans

New postcode restrictions for home loans

HOME loan lending with the nation’s largest bank is about to get harder.

Wed 27 Sep 2017

YOUR SAY: More than 50 things to do in Gladstone this break

YOUR SAY: More than 50 things to do in Gladstone this break

Gladstone local sends poem and alphabetised list of activities to do in town.

Tue 8 Aug 2017

Building your prosperity through property

Building your prosperity through property

IT'S no secret us Aussies love to invest in property, but no matter what type of investor you are there are three simple investing principles you have to know.

Sun 25 Jun 2017

Gladstone businesses need free rent and rates

Gladstone businesses need free rent and rates

Business creates business, put 15 shops back in the main street and all of a sudden the existing shops will benefit as well.

Mon 19 Jun 2017

Labor energy boss argues 'renewables now best for bills'

Labor energy boss argues 'renewables now best for bills'

They're ignoring what everyone in the energy market knows

Thu 15 Jun 2017

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

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

Mon 8 May 2017

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

How to stop losing 'easy' sales

IMAGINE that a year ago you hired a tradesperson to do something around your home or business.

Sat 6 May 2017

MJ on Sat'day: Our daggy main drag

MJ on Sat'day: Our daggy main drag

MJ is back and telling it like it is in Gladstone.

Sat 22 Apr 2017

Madness that allowed foreign workers a foot in the door

Madness that allowed foreign workers a foot in the door

BRINGING in foreign workers to work as shearers in Australia is akin to Scotland looking to Asia for bagpipe players

Tue 4 Apr 2017

Company tax cuts just one aspect

Company tax cuts just one aspect

Corporate tax cuts bring benefits but are they worth the cost to the budget?

Wed 15 Mar 2017

'Local referendum' needed before building on valuable CBD land

'Local referendum' needed before building on valuable CBD...

GROWING angst a sporting complex will be built on a valuable piece of land in Gladstone's city centre.

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