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QUEENSLANDERS are more pessimistic about the future of housing affordability and living costs over the next decade than any other lifestyle factor, a new report...

'Disgust' over dirt, mould at Ballina KFC store

KFC says it is investigating complaints about its Ballina store.

Fast food chain promises to "urgently resolve the issue"

The obvious indicator of being rich or poor

The divide between rich and poor is widening.

The divide between rich and poor in Australia is only getting worse

APLNG launches EOI for 2019 gas contracts

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APLNG prepares for domestic gas commitments next year.

Bundy woman recognised for changing lives one pad at a time

GOOD CAUSE: Freeda Thong has moved her environmentally friendly and empowering enterprise to Bundaberg.

Enterprise focuses on environment and women

Coast's $450 million waterpark goes glamping

EXPANDING: Glamping facilities will feature in a new 8ha leisure park that will be included within the 25ha Actventure waterpark site on Steve Irwin Way.

Developers reveal plans for leisure park as part of 25ha development

From less than $10 an hour to millionaire

Tuk Tuk is now sold in high end UK store, Harvey Nichols. Picture: Facebook/Tuk Tuk Chai

A real “Slumdog Millionaire” now owns a multimillion-dollar company

Who is the best person to make the big decisions for you?

LEGAL LESSON: What happens if your partner is your Enduring Power of Attorney and you divorce?

What happens to a Power of Attorney if you separate from your spouse

Five worst revelations from Banking Royal Commission

THE shocking behaviour of Australia’s banks has been dragged into the spotlight. Here’s what we know so far.

Guardian angel: Man wins Powerball off late dad’s numbers

A Greenfield Park man scored the entire $8 million division one prize in last night’s Powerball draw.

Man "still in shock" following life-changing $8 million win.

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

The Federal government is cracking down on welfare cheats.

“For those who refuse to take action, interest charges are only the beginning."

OUT OF CONTROL: Secret forces behind high house prices

What happens in New York City, London, Tokyo, Beijing and Shanghai is now changing the prices of homes in Australia. Picture: Paul Miller/AAP

It's not the government behind economy-destroying house prices

Meet the new owner of Pat Rafter’s house

David Hales, 38, of Betty's Burgers & Concrete Co is the new owner of Pat Rafter’s house. Picture: Eric Blaich.

The man behind Betty's Burgers has bought Pat Rafter's beach house.

Bunnings challenges development

Bunnings lodged an appeal in December, claiming BRP’s development would cause “unacceptable adverse impacts”.

“There are a number of issues such as lighting and noise impacts."

North Queensland sugarcane farmers brace for rough ride

Flattened Cane along Hannans Rd near Eton

Predictions that the bad times will roll on into 2019

Panasonic Lumix GX9 shooter well packed for travel

FOR such a small camera, Panasonic's Lumix GX9 packs an awful lot of features in.

'FACEBOOK SAVED MY LIFE': 64yo's unlikely source of joy

FINGER ON THE PULSE: Jenny Whitsed has faced health issues that prevented her from connecting in person, but social media has 'saved' her life by helping her stay connected.

A unique love of social media helped 64yo overcome isolation.

How soon could flying cars beat Bruce Hwy grind?

Steve Baxter believes flying cars could solve the Bruce Highway traffic woes between the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane.

The highway fix that could save us billions

'Lives are turned upside down'

STAY SAFE: Protect privacy online to prevent identity theft.

Warwick residents face identity theft due to poor privacy online

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.

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

Shona Leigh said she had second stage cervical cancer cured in eight months using oil supplied freely.

CannaNannaS are coming to the region

'Heads before hearts' on Sekisui development

MASSIVE INVESTMENT: The Yaroomba Beach development is expected to inject $1 billion into the Coast's economy and generate more than 1400 jobs.

Business council boss says put heads before hearts

New postcode restrictions for home loans

The Commbank has announced a range of changes to make it tougher for borrowers.

Home loan customers will be forced to come up with fatter deposits

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

DJI Mavic Air: the ultimate drone for travellers

WE get to review some pretty cool gadgets, but few go close to the stunning simplicity, power, performance and exceptional results of DJI’s Mavic Air.

Why I've banned my visitors from using their smartphones

No Facie in my house, thanks.

"A recent visit from old friends left me tearing out my hair"

Apple reportedly working on foldable phone

iPhone X plus smart phone.

Apple could be about to make a seriously big change to its phones

Elon Musk joins #DeleteFacebook movement

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has deleted Facebook. Picture: AAP

Billionaire Elon Musk has delivered a devastating blow to Facebook