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'I don't think kids play enough'

Chris Wilson and her husband Phil have given Gympie a fantasy play centre, just like Chris wanted, but now they are looking to new horizons.

8700 'misled' Optus customers in line for compensation

An NBN Co technician during the installation of fibre-to-the-building connections in Sydney. Picture: Cole Bennetts/Bloomberg

8700 customers are in line for compensation.

‘The bottom line’: Moment of truth for bitcoin

Everyone's favourite way of paying for crime faces a big moment

premium_icon Professional ‘bin chicken shoo-ers’ hired

Ibis and pigeons are harassing patrons at a strip of shops at Surfers Paradise. Waitress Kristi McGrail from the Surfers Paradise Beach Cafe chasing one away. Picture: Mike Batterham

Popular eateries are now hiring people to keep the bin chickens away

$1.1 billion industry needs to change

Picaluna has been described as “Uber for funerals”. Picture: Supplied

Greg Inglis wants to change "cookie-cutter" funeral industry

Gladstone Port exploring renewable energy options

GPC chief executive officer Peter O'Sullivan is proud to announce the company's foray into renewable energy.

Admin office will soon have 70 solar panels.

REVEALED: Why 2018 will be the year for mining

back to pit for loading overburden, hauling activity on open pit

New report reveals positive five year forecast

Verdict in on sensory shopping for children on the spectrum

Gympie Target Store Manager Jo Medley at the Sensory Shopping experience on Sunday.

Sensory Shopping experience makes things easier for autistic kids

IN TOO DEEP: Our $1.7 trillion bender could end in disaster

THE world is shouting at Australia: You’re in over your head with debt. But we’re too revved up on our $1.7 trillion bender to care.

Wagners pay lovely gesture to long-term employees at float

HAPPY DAYS: Wagners CEO Cameron Coleman and construction materials general manager John Stark, who are both long-term employees at the company, celebrate the successful float of the business on the ASX in Sydney.

Long-term employees were flown to Sydney to celebrate the ASX float

Kleenmaid fraud trial to start in July

Andrew Eric Young spoke to the court via phone link on Friday. (FILE PHOTO).

Massive trial will not resume this year

Historic day for Wagners: Share price spikes after float

Wagners celebrate.

Family flies out of Toowoomba ahead of company's ASX float

'Inquiry will take too long, residents will lose homes'

The ACCC has launched an inquiry into housing, contents and strata insurance in Northern Australia.

SCA says ACCC must fast-track insurance investigation.

Bonds make sense for some

Many investors can no longer contribute to super because they do not meet the work test rules or because they are aged 75 or more.

Bonds beat super sometimes.

Multimillion spat: Terminal smokes contractor at appeal

After a multimillion dollar payout order, Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal's appeal has been allowed.

Coal terminal decided not to stomach $4.1 million payout order.

The motherload of computer game-changers set to come on line

Opinion: Bruce Kerr talks eighth generation desktop CPUs.

Amazon's impact not seen before for Australian shoppers

Retail stores could soon be able to extend their hours if the Trading (Allowable Hours) Amendment Bill 2017 goes through.

Researcher predicts 30% price cuts under American online warehouse

Instead of watching the traffic, how about a movie?

Senior Mercedes engineering executive Jochen Haab with the Level 3 autonomous driving test Sydney to Melbourne last month. Picture: Joshua Dowling

Race to turn your autonomous car into a cinema.

iPhone hack could save your child's life

This iPhone hack is great. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

This hack really is essential for every kid to know.

New postcode restrictions for home loans

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

Building your prosperity through property

People like investing in something they understand - everyone lives in a property - plus you can see, touch and perhaps even drive past the asset you own.

The three simple investing principles you have to know

OPINION: Fixation with coal starting to look like socialism

Australia's Treasurer Scott Morrison pictured holding a piece of coal during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra, in February.

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

Company tax cuts just one aspect

Government senators seem happy with themselves during a debate on the Company Tax Bill on March 31.

Are the benefits worth it in the long term?

Real lightsabers are closer than you think

THE blazing swords of Star Wars seem like a scientific impossibility. But when you ask actual scientists about building a real one, the answer is surprising.

What the first ever text message said

Phone technology has changed enormously since the first text message was sent 25 years ago

IT has been 25 years since the first text message was ever sent

How to become a gaming millionaire

The League of Legends World Championships is like the World Cup for computer gamers. Picture: AFP

Gamer brags about having a jacuzzi airlifted into his penthouse suite

Smart condom rates your skills in bed

New “smart” condom reveals the truth on your skills between the sheets

It provides all the statistics men need to assess sexual prowess