VW and Skoda diesel vehicles recalled

VOLKSWAGEN Group Australia will recall all affected vehicles fitted with EA 189 diesel engines.

Glencore to axe 535 jobs from its zinc mines

Employees monitor share prices at the Jakarta Stock Exchange on September 29, 2015. Resources firms led by mining giant Glencore headed a deep sell-off in Asian markets on September 29 following painful losses across Europe and New York as fears about China's slowing growth resurfaced.

Hundreds of jobs to go as the mining sector sinks further

Union invites Flynn MP to China FTA debate

Electrical Trade Union state organiser Craig Giddins.

Union members want to hear from Ken O'Dowd about the China FTA.

Write to O'Dowd about Ergon's 'monopoly' electricity prices

Federal member for Flynn, Ken O'Dowd.

Ken O'Dowd wants state govt to stop the rising electricity prices.

Alan Jones could face legal action over Grantham claims

Denis Wagner has said he's considering legal action against Alan Jones (pictured).

Denis Wagner has said he's considering legal action against Jones

Facebook Dislike button arrives — in the form of six emoji

Facebook Dislike button arrives in the form of six reaction emoji

Dry docking company Fab Dock to appeal legal loss

A Fab Dock in use at Gladstone Marina. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Dry docking company Fab Dock to appeal legal loss

Trans-Pacific Partnership "bittersweet" for sugar industry

PLANTING TIME: Anne Gentle, Michael Gentle and Lisa Johnston planting on the Gentles’ farm at Septimus in the Pioneer Valley.

Trade deal and good weather benefit sugar industry

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AIG Construction Index lost pace in September

A FALL in the AIG construction index reflected declines in industrial activity, new orders, employment and selling prices components.

Want a pay rise? Not likely, says company study

Workers expect pay rises, but don't always get them: report

Your reaction: 30% deposit will put you out of the market

More Fraser Coast residents are defaulting on their mortgage payments.

NAB will ask for a 30% deposit for home loans, following ANZs lead.

Commodities tank as stock market sheds $41b in one morning

A commodities wipeout has brought BHP below $22

Weaker industrial profits out of China weigh on markets

The city of Shanghai

China's industrial performance has markets worried

ABS puts Australia's population at 23 million as of March

A section of the near-capacity Clive Berghofer Stadium crowd at last Saturday night's Reds and Blues trial match.

Here's the new figure to quote when asked Australia's population

Investment advice: How markets set prices on company shares

It is timely to build on the time value of money concept

Microsoft unveils new Surface Book to rival Apple

MICROSOFT has unveiled new Surface, Lumia and Microsoft Band devices to harness the power of its new Windows 10 operating system.

Coast start-ups picked for River City Labs accelerator

CUTTING EDGE: Puntaa owner Nick Heaney and GreenSocks’s owner Andrea Martins.

Two disruptive start-ups are doing a 14-week course on fast growth.

Things Prettygreat for Luke after Fruit Ninja success

Luke Muscat, left with the other founders of Prettygreat Phil Larsen and Hugh Walters.

MACLEAN game developer Luke Muscat enjoys more success.

900 jobs on offer in Queensland with NBN Co rollout

UNEMPLOYED: Jobseekers will have more commitments with changes to unempliyment requirements.

Dawson MP announces 900 job opportunities in Queensland

COMMENT: From no festivals to two

IN THE space of one week Noosa has gone from having an uncertain food and wine festival future to potentially having two in 2016.

WORKPLACE LAW: Abuse of travel policy justifies dismissal

Flagrant abuse of travel policy justifies dismissal, says FWC.

WATERCOOLER: How's the economy? Is it better or worse now?

Hard to read, even harder to manage – the Australian economy.

Hoarding cash doesn't work

Paul Clitheroe

There are serial hoarders of cash out there, all making a bad choice

How the talk of tax reform will pan out

Noel Whittaker

Tax reform is back on the table, and the talk will be predictable

Your super statement is arriving - heed it well

Noel Whittaker

Your super statement is arriving - heed it well

OPINION: Environmental inspiration on the Coast

Nicky Moffat, Business reporter, Sunshine Coast Daily - Editorial.

OPINION: Environmental inspiration on the Coast

Review: World of Warships

WORLD of Warships is the last and the most ambitious of the three "World Of" titles from Belarusian outfit Wargaming.

Apple TV, bigger iPad, new iPhone 6s unveiled

The all-new Apple TV features a Siri remote which can also be used for gaming.

Apple TV features voice control, Siri Remote and new tvOS

MediPen: We tried out the UK’s first legal cannabis vape

MediPen: We tried out the UK’s first legal cannabis vape

Why taking your Samsung to bed makes good SleepSense

Samsung SleepSense

Electronics giant unveils new type of personal healthcare device

Samsung comes 'full circle' with new Gear 2 smartwatch

Gear S2 offers 3G connectivity and first-ever e-SIM with voice

The man who sold Minecraft says it's made him miserable

Minecraft creator Markus Persson said he has never felt more alone

The man who sold Minecraft says it's made him miserable