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Australia’s deadliest jobs revealed

IF YOU work in these professions, you’re more likely to die or be seriously injured on the job. Something needs to change. Fast.

BUSINESS COLLAPSE: ‘I had to empty my kids’ accounts’

Former Michel's Patisserie franchisee Robert Verni.

Robert Verni says he was forced to empty his kids’ bank account

Darrell Lea’s $200 million treat

Kylie Hone of the Darell Lea Park Beach Plaza shows the store is still very much open.

THE 90-year-old Aussie confectionery maker Darrell Lea sold for $200 million

Coke cuts bottle size and ups price after sugar tax

Coca-Cola has blamed UK sugar tax for a price hike.

Coke contains more than 10g of sugar per 100ml

A COLOSSAL RISK: Huge danger sign for housing in Australia

There could be far too many apartments for sale in coming years. Picture: Glenn Hunt/The Australian What does a million dollars buy in Aussie capital cities?

Dangerous property trend could turn a downturn into worse

premium_icon Supermarket giant’s pineapple pledge

A photo showing a huge pile of pineapples was posted by Rollingstone farm NQ Paradise Pines. It's gone viral and has attracted more than 13,000 shares on social media. Photo: NQ Paradise Pines

Post went viral with 21,000 shares and 3400 comments

Noel Whittaker says don't get beached by dream purchase

Be careful if you're thinking about buying a holiday house, warns Noel Whittaker

Noel Whittaker warns about holiday houses

Aussie kids scored $1.1b these holidays

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ hands out more than $368 million during the Christmas holidays. Picture: iStock

AUSSIE kids have been raking it in thanks to the “Bank of Mum and Dad”.

How to avoid a debt trap

AUSTRALIANS bury their head in the sand when it comes to credit card debt. But paying it back can be simpler than you think.

New changes to how Australians bank their cash

Technology will play a key role in changing the way we bank this year.

It’s banking, but not as we know it: the big changes coming in 2018

Fun's over for another year but bill is just coming in

PAY IT OFF: A balance transfer deal is a great opportunity to get on top of your credit card debt.

Aussies racked up $29b in credit card debt over the festive season.

Welfare cheats pocket billions in undeserved payments

Centrelink and Medicare offices at Dalby.

Families were overpaid the most at $1.2 billion in family tax benefits

Bitcoin ‘will come to a bad end’

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway.

Billionaire Warren Buffett warns the recent bitcoin mania won't end well

When business is quiet - get busy

Suncorp's latest research on small and medium-sized enterprises shows that those who use digital tools report higher levels of business confidence.

Add these to your to-do list to boost sales

Microsoft’s big bitcoin backflip

The Sydney Microsoft store in Pitt Street Mall. Picture: Dylan Robinson

Microsoft has rethought the “unstable” currency and resumed accepting bitcoin

Facebook news feed change wipes billions off value

Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to change the way Facebook operates people’s news feeds has cost him $3.3bn, with his personal net worth dropping by 4.4 per cent.

CES 2018: Best tech gadgets on the planet

Samsung’s new giant 146-inch TV can be used to create a ‘wall-sized’ display. Picture: John Locher/AP

Here’s the best of the world’s largest tech convention

Motorists could face ‘human-controlled car’ tax

A olvo driverless car

There'll be a price to pay in the future, according to company leader

The sex app easier than ‘using a condom’

The way we have sex may be about to change.

A new consent app some say is revolutionary while others call it offensive

New postcode restrictions for home loans

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

'Something badly wrong' with govt offer to retiring worker

Christoph Schnelle recently had a client who had to choose between a $400,000 lump sum or $37,000 pension for life from their government employer.

Pension choice angers business columnist Christoph Schnelle

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

Why do some businessses flourish and others flounder?

Business confidence is down as the mining outlook weakens.

This week's Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce column.

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

Uber $150 ‘cleaning fee scam’

UBER customer Ebony has warned of a “cleaning fee scam’ by Uber after she was charged the maximum $150 fee for a mystery mess she says she didn’t make.

Meet the Gladstone man paid to play video games

THE ENTERTAINER: Video game streamer Matt Gregory with his streaming set-up.

Matt Gregory is a popular online streamer.

CES 2018: The smarter, sharper tech coming your way

Tech firm LG is expected to show off the world's largest 8K OLED television screen at the Consumer Electronics Show this year.

Star Trek doors, folding phone screens and infra-red hair dryers

Sennheiser’s Ambeo Smart Headset brings 3D sound to iPhone

Sennheiser’s Ambeo Smart Headset.

You can record sounds coming from left to right