Trump's protectionist tone weakens US markets

In US trade the stockmarket rose in the morning then fell in response to the protectionist tone of President Trump’s inauguration speech.

The first smartphone-controlled label maker

A fun, new way of making labels

Stockland's $150m pitch: Build it and they will come

Gladstone Marina. The Gladstone Regional Council offers a range of exciting job opportunities. Photo Contributed: Murray Ware.

Here's why we need to see Stockland upgrade start soon.

Act early to wipe out new year credit card debt

Financial counselling services in demand after silly season

‘This is not a job for cry babies’

FESTIVE FRUITS: Apricots, mangoes and nectarines are among the favourites in the lead up to Christmas.

List of rules for fruitpickers goes viral

Two CQ mines likely to kick off in 2017

Two key projects look likely to go ahead this year.

Hundreds of jobs this year

Telstra, Optus customers at risk, says "ethical hacker"


'Digital doors' allow access to personal files, photos

Scammers strike more often than hackers: IT specialist

SCAM ALERT: Australia Post published this fake email on its website on January, 11, 2017, warning people its a scam and not to click or past the link into your internet browser. 'Delete the email immediately'.

"Everything locks up; then a ransom note comes up."

Employment growth sped up at end of 2016

THE pace of employment growth gathered pace towards the end of 2016.

Inflation made a comeback in December

Australia's inflation scores surged in December

5 tips to keeping your finances under control this year

Did you make a new year's resolution to cut down on your spending?

Aussie dollar keeping a close eye on US movements

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The Aussie Dollar is following the US markets closely

Is your job set for a big pay rise this year?

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Don't dis the IT guru: they could be eyeing off a $50k pay rise

Coastal coal mine project has 500 job potential

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: A mine that will eventually have the capacity to employ 500 workers is opening in CQ.

Drive-in labour resources would be sourced from the local area

Gladstone 'mega-project' named the world's best

One of Curtis Island's LNG facilities.

BECHTEL'S Curtis Island construction is the world's best of 2016.

Hello? Hello?! Mobile outage left users offline for hours

Customers were left holding the phone early this morning after the telco’s 4G and 3G networks dropped out for more than two hours.

Ups and downs in NBN quest to leave no home behind

Toowoomba's David Shinners and his son Hugh and wife Julie find online life easier with the NBN.

Faster broadband means fewer people will leave the regions for work.

Waiting for NBN: what you need to do next

NBN's "check your address” feature shows the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin office should be able to connect to the National Broadband Network from January 2017.

Find out where your region is at with the NBN rollout.

Bruce Highway congestion? Just rise above it

The Ehang 184 has eight electric motors to power eight propellers

Small business concessions

WHEN a business owner is looking to dispose of business assets as part of planning for retirement, small business CGT concessions are extremely valuable.

Hypothetical: Mudguard will

This week's legal case study with The Advocate's resident solicitor Manny Wood.

Cecil scratched a simple "will” into the left mudguard

Big year ahead for boosting trade and networking in business

GUEST: Deputy Premier John Barilaro with Coffs Harbour Mayor Denise Knight, chamber president and deputy mayor George Cecato and Coffs Harbour MP Andrew Fraser at a chamber function in 2016.

Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce lists its 2017 events

Unfair contract terms in small business


This week's Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce column

There's always time to work out

FULL ON: Life these days can be balance of many things, become time must be found for personal fitness.

There's always time to work out

Your Coffs, your community

SENSE OF COMMUNITY: The Coffs Harbour City Council's MyCoffs initiative has determined a number of community champions.

This week's Chamber of Commerce column

Cash is king over Christmas

CHOICE: Shop  with cash instead of credit.

This week Paul Clitheroe talks about budgeting for Christmas

The iPhone has changed your life, yes, yours

TO call something life changing is often just a cliche but the iPhone, which turns 10 this week, has changed my life.

Samsung QLED TV promises perfect colour

New TVs promises to kill the cord clutter and 'hang like a painting'

CES 2017: Who will be the Celine Dion of gadgets?

One of the world's tallest observation wheels, the High Roller, dominates the Las Vegas skyline.

Who will be the shining stars of world's top tech show?

10 reasons Apple's AirPods are product of the year

The AirPods automatically detect when they are in or out of your ear. They can also be used to access Siri, who can be instructed to find directions or make telephone calls.

Apple’s best product of the year is the Apple AirPods