X FACTOR WITH SOTHERTON'S: Managing your finances properly during the tougher years can lay the...

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13th May 2014 5:05 AM

DOWN TO BUSINESS: Tonight's the night of media speculated doom and gloom, but just how bad are Australia’s...

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13th May 2014 5:05 AM

WHEN tonight’s Budget is handed down, Toowoomba residents can expect the money they have been after for decades: funding to...

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13th May 2014 9:05 AM

THE Keogh family of Caloundra is hoping the federal budget delivers no major surprises, although they’re aware that some...

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13th May 2014 3:05 PM

The Federal Government is willing to stump up the $1.3bn required for the Second Range Crossing – but wants to test the...

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13th May 2014 7:05 PM

THE Bruce Highway will become safer thanks to spending allocations confirmed in the Federal Budget overnight, Member for...

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14th May 2014 8:05 AM

THE health of children and the elderly may be at risk with the introduction of a $7 payment for every time you visit a GP...

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14th May 2014 10:05 AM

MEMBER for Fisher Mal Brough has summarised last night’s Federal Budget as “necessary” to restore Australia’s economy.

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14th May 2014 11:05 AM

THE Tweed has scored a few wins in this year’s Federal Budget, although there’s plenty of cost of living pain ahead...

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14th May 2014 12:05 PM

PREMIER Campbell Newman has called for an emergency meeting of state leaders to discuss drastic cuts to health and...

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15th May 2014 7:05 AM

COUNCILS and their communities will take a funding hit totalling hundred of millions of dollars due to the freeze on...

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15th May 2014 7:05 AM

THE University of the Sunshine Coast will perform a delicate balancing act between staying competitive and catering for...

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15th May 2014 7:05 AM

A CURE for cancer could come from the medical labs at the new Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

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15th May 2014 7:05 AM

IT WON’T deter her from going to the doctor, but a $7 co-payment for GP visits will add to the already-large bill for a...

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15th May 2014 10:05 AM

ANYONE in Bundaberg who visits a doctor on a regular basis will be hit with a $7 Medicare co-payment from July next...

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15th May 2014 10:05 AM

GLADSTONE disability services expressed concern about some budget changes but were relieved that the National Disability...

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16th May 2014 5:05 AM

KEVIN Young says the Federal Budget will help restore long-term confidence and certainty to Rockhampton’s property...

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16th May 2014 6:05 AM

IT IS the political bunfight that does not look as though it will simmer down anytime soon.

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16th May 2014 2:05 PM

FUTURE university students from rural and regional areas will not be disadvantaged by the Abbott government’s budget...

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16th May 2014 2:05 PM

TWEED Shire Council has also taken a hit in Treasurer Joe Hockey’s first Federal Budget with our roads one of the biggest...

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18th May 2014 6:05 AM

STATE and territory leaders met Sunday to draw up their battle plan in response to health and education cuts announced in...

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19th May 2014 6:05 AM

THE Palmer United Party will push for an inquiry into the Queensland Government’s “activities” once it holds the balance of...

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19th May 2014 5:05 PM

IT’S been a week since the Federal Budget was handed down and it’s still a massive talking point in Tweed.

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20th May 2014 10:05 AM

THREE of the region’s beaches will have safety equipment installed to better protect beach goers.

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21st May 2014 5:05 AM

POLL: Bargaining over the federal budget is well underway, with some measures likely to pass. Have your...

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27th May 2014 9:05 AM

TWEED residents are overwhelmingly worried about the budget, according to a Tweed Daily News poll.

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28th May 2014 10:05 AM

A PROGRAM enticing young doctors to take up residency in rural communities such as Gympie will no longer deliver positive...

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29th May 2014 7:05 AM

GLADSTONE pensioners will be living on Struggle Street thanks to the state and federal budgets. That’s the verdict from the...

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05th June 2014 6:06 AM

TOOWOOMBA’S senior citizens have reason to dance after the State Government announced it would foot the bill for cuts to...

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06th June 2014 7:06 AM

HUNDREDS of residents are set to converge in Tweed Heads on Thursday to rally against the Federal Government’s proposed...

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08th June 2014 6:06 AM

NSW Government promises to cover the cost of pension concessions axed by Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey last month.

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13th June 2014 9:06 AM

FEDERAL Treasurer Joe Hockey flew in to town yesterday and declared, “Mackay knows you’ve got to prepare for a rainy...

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14th June 2014 12:06 PM

THE budget guillotine hovered above it, but the Schoolkids Bonus has survived – much to the relief of the region’s mums...

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04th Sept. 2014 7:09 AM

REGIONAL areas will lose the most from the ABC budget cuts, Labor senator Claire Moore says.

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22nd Nov. 2014 5:11 AM

Councils want $40 m in disaster relief funding immediately and for no changes to disaster relief funding ratios in federal...

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04th May 2015 6:05 AM

A RAFT of changes to the aged pension will mean 230,000 part-pensioners with more assets have their pensions cut, while...

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07th May 2015 11:05 AM

OUR Federal Member Bruce Scott said he had done everything in his power to ensure we get our fair share in the upcoming...

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08th May 2015 7:05 AM

THE Labor Government has labelled Joe Hockey as a "lame duck" who has failed to stand tall in the lead up to Tuesday's...

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11th May 2015 10:05 AM

SUNSHINE Coast families have weighed in on the $3.5 billion childcare initiatives which have been touted as the centrepiece...

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11th May 2015 2:05 PM

A KEY national body that reviews Federal Government administrative decisions in the interest of “fairness, honesty and...

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11th May 2015 4:05 PM

CLARENCE Valley Council’s bean counters will comb through tonight’s Federal Budget announcement for any sign of help for...

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12th May 2015 5:05 AM

THE NEXT stage of funding for major infrastructure projects such as the Mackay Ring Road will be included in the Federal...

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12th May 2015 7:05 AM

WE CAUGHT up with our State MPs to see what they would like the Abbott Government to deliver in tonight's budget.

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12th May 2015 7:05 AM

IT IS disappointing to see the Eight Mile may have fallen back down the State Government’s priority list with the latest...

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12th May 2015 7:05 AM

TONIGHT, Treasurer Joe Hockey heads into his second budget with large chunks of the wreckage of his first one still...

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12th May 2015 8:05 AM

NEARLY half of eligible women will be worse off under the government’s parental leave changes, which save nearly $1 billion...

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12th May 2015 8:05 AM

SMALL businesses on the Sunshine Coast could be big winners in tonight’s Federal Budget.

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12th May 2015 10:05 AM

Two pensioners discuss their fears and wishes before the 2015 federal budget is released.

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12th May 2015 4:05 PM

TOOWOOMBA pensioners could be $30 a fortnight better off as a result of the latest Federal Budget's pension overhaul.

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12th May 2015 4:05 PM

TONY Abbott government is backing down on its controversial plan to make younger people seeking the dole wait up to six...

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12th May 2015 7:05 PM