WHEN I first came to Gladstone I was warned repeatedly of the Gladstone ‘tax’. The extent of the tax is obvious when you...

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18th Aug. 2015 8:08 AM

WITH the mining boom winding down, it's more vital than ever our tourism industry is protected, which is why we should all...

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02nd June 2015 1:06 PM

THERE appear to be some misconceptions surrounding the $20,000 instant asset write-off concession announced in the May...

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26th May 2015 7:05 AM

OPINION: Clive Palmer has always struck me as a buffoon. Last week I changed my mind to a degree when he said the...

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10th March 2015 6:03 AM

IF you are a borrower you probably breathed a sigh of relief last Tuesday as interest rates remained low. But there are...

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09th Dec. 2014 8:12 AM

GOOD BUSINESS: About 1.8 million taxpayers will be forced into a higher tax bracket because of bracket creep, new...

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12th Nov. 2014 6:11 AM

WHEN news came that Apple and Facebook were offering women money to freeze and store their eggs, I thought it was a great...

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21st Oct. 2014 10:10 AM

GOOD BUSINESS: Have you noticed the predictable bleating about negative gearing on rental properties now prices have...

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14th Oct. 2014 9:10 AM

JOHN Key won the recent New Zealand election in a landslide. Unlike our pollies here, he came, he saw and he conquered a...

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07th Oct. 2014 8:10 AM

GOOD BUSINESS: When Mark Zuckerberg invented Facebook, I wonder if he had any idea it would become the...

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30th Sept. 2014 9:09 AM