Proposed dam to get federal minister’s tick

SUNWATER is hoping to have its amended Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the ambitious Nathan Dam project ticked off by the Federal Environment Minister.

India successfully launches its first space shuttle

An undated handout photograph released by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) on 23 May 2016 shows India's Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV)-TD in India India has successfully test fired its first space shuttle called the RLV, early morning, 23 May. The experiment is being considered as the first step towards developing resusable vehicles, by India.

The model shuttle reached an altitude of 43 miles

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

Canadian oil-sands producers prepared to resume production

ATO to hold review into politicians' expenses claims

The exterior of the Australian Government Taxation Office in Sydney on Monday, May 28, 2012.

There are no special rules for politicians claiming accommodation

The new way to safeguard yourself for retirement

Noel Whittaker

Investment bonds are proving a popular option to super

Wagner reveals plans for Gladstone Hotel site

ROUND TWO: Kenneth Wagner eyes off his newest acquisition in the Toowoomba CBD, The Gladstone Hotel.

Opportunity calls for development of The Gladstone under new owner

Liquidators question Jon Kelly truck deal

Jon Kelly has appeared in court over the sale of some of his show trucks.

Jon Kelly faces court over truck deal.

Money disappears from accounts as bank investigates error

IF YOU are a Bank of Queensland customer, it might pay to check your balance.

Free-market think tank slams Turnbull over super reforms

Treasurer Scott Morrison during Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

A top free-market think tank has slammed the Turnbull government

"Backpacker tax" still in force after 2016 Federal budget

So-called “backpacker’s tax” has survived in the 2016 Federal Budget

RBA drops rates down to 1.75%

RBA drops cash rate by 25 basis points

WATERCOOLER: Are holiday penalty rates too costly?

A rally over penalty rates in Ipswich on Monday. Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

It is a costly task to pay the double time penalty rates to staff

Morrison confirms wealthy Aussies will pay more tax on super

Treasurer Scott Morrison outside The Treasury as part of a media opportunity in Canberra, Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Wealthy Australians will pay more tax on their superannuation

Morrison hints budget is for those wanting to "get ahead"

Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks at a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, April 29, 2016.

Scott Morrison has given a hint on the focus of his first budget

Teacher's post on cyber-safety goes viral

THE power of social media - both good and bad - has been demonstrated by a Toowoomba school teacher.

Google Home promises an answer for everything

The Google Home device.

MOVE over Siri, here’s comes Google Home and Google assistant

YouTube 360 degree videos now available on iPhones

Bill Nye, using a Google Cardboard virtual reality headset in New York. Photo Andy Kropa/Invision/AP

VR reality coming to iOS via Google Cardboard and other headsets

New colourful Instagram logo created in unique way

400 flowers, 8 hours to creative design

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

Uncharted 4 worth its ‘wait’ in gold

AFTER several delays, years in development and a public dying to get its hands on the final game in the Nathan Drake series of games, 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’

9.7 inch iPad Pro: One top tool for both work and play

Apple's 9.7 inch iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil and smart keyboard.

One top tool for both work and play

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn dumps all his Apple shares

Apple's stock fell 9 percent during the last week of April 2016 after it reported a sizeable drop in iPhone sales. Icahn, a longtime booster, told CNBC he still thinks Apple is a "great company." But he said he worries about Chinese regulators, who recently blocked Apple's online services. Apple has been hoping to expand in China.

One of Apple’s most prominent investors, has sold his entire stake

Game Review: Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet and Clank Sony PS4 game.

Before we begin, know that I've been a fan of R&C since the start

Xbox 360 party is over, but console will be supported

Halo has been a huge success on the Xbox 360.

78 billion hours of games played on Microsoft console

Survey finds one in two overestimate cost of a home

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

The dream of owning property may be closer than people thin