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Sat 17 Nov 2018

No love lost between Labor’s local heroes

premium_icon No love lost between Labor’s local heroes

Kevin Rudd’s latest memoir reveals the depth of his rift with Wayne Swan, writes Des Houghton.

Workers ripped off $1.2b each year

premium_icon Workers ripped off $1.2b each year

More than 400,000 Queensland workers are being ripped off by employers to the tune of $1.2 billion a year, a State Government committee into wage theft found.

Celebrities lose their homes in California fires

premium_icon Celebrities lose their homes in California fires

Celebrities lament the destruction of the biggest fires in California’s history with Gerard Butler, Miley Cyrus, Neil Young and Robin Thicke all lost homes.

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver takes on Italy’s nonnas

premium_icon Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver takes on Italy’s nonnas

He may be one of the world’s top chefs but Jamie Oliver discovered he still has a thing or two to learn in the kitchen when he went in search of cooking secrets

Parents need to respect their teen’s privacy

premium_icon Parents need to respect their teen’s privacy

The increasing desire for privacy is a normal part of the teenage years. But where do we draw the line?

Scott Morrison in a Jerusalem jam

premium_icon Scott Morrison in a Jerusalem jam

Scott Morrison has no option but to push ahead with proposal to shift Australia’s embassy from Tel Aviv.

Death of the old-fashioned family business

premium_icon Death of the old-fashioned family business

A FLURRY of recent closures by iconic Queensland family businesses have highlighted a disturbing trend that is costing the state its history and culture.

Parking fines eased in time for schools return

premium_icon Parking fines eased in time for schools return

MUMS and dads busy wrangling their kids will benefit from a 10-minute grace period before parking fines are issued — just as kids go back to school in 2019.

Maclaren wants more Socceroos at Suncorp

premium_icon Maclaren wants more Socceroos at Suncorp

FORMER Brisbane Roar marksman Jamie Maclaren has joined the call for more Socceroos matches to be played at Suncorp Stadium.

To catch a strawberry saboteur

premium_icon To catch a strawberry saboteur

The strawberry sabotage scandal was cracked by Queensland detectives more accustomed to busting organised crime networks, drug rings and terrorists.

Man accused of dipping into other people's superannuation

Man accused of dipping into other people's superannuation

He deposited the money into his self-managed superannuation fund account, for his own personal use.

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai is a small SUV big on value

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai is a small SUV big on value

Packed with the latest safety kit and as well as high-end Nappa leather-covered seats, the Nissan Qashqai Ti grade starts from $37,990 plus on-roads.

The most epic formal arrival ever?

premium_icon The most epic formal arrival ever?

Forget limousines or sports cars on school formal night, this group of Brisbane teens were picked up by something much more serious.

What to expect if Charles becomes King

premium_icon What to expect if Charles becomes King

Most people slow down when they turn 70. Not Prince Charles. He has not yet got the position he has trained for his whole life.

AGL to cut bills after Government threat

premium_icon AGL to cut bills after Government threat

ENERGY giant AGL has ­become the first power retailer to offer its customers automatic discounts after being threatened with a “big stick”.

Suburbs where prices are still booming

Suburbs where prices are still booming

House prices might be down across most of Sydney — but they are still rising by up to $220,000 a year in pockets of the city.

US congressman’s fact-finding tour to Jonestown was his last

US congressman’s fact-finding tour to Jonestown was his last

CONGRESSMAN Leo Ryan was famous for his fact-finding missions, but in Guyana in 1978 he went to investigate a religious cult in Guyana with fatal results.

Aussies to lose billions under changes to cash perk

premium_icon Aussies to lose billions under changes to cash perk

Investors reliant on share returns are set to have their cash refunds drastically slashed and it could push more people onto the aged pension.

Ricciardo takes parting shot at Red Bull

Ricciardo takes parting shot at Red Bull

Australian F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo is looking forward to some good luck next year when he switches from Red Bull to Renault.

These morons should have been held to account

premium_icon These morons should have been held to account

Somewhere along the way it seems Australian pet owners forgot that having a four-legged friend isn’t just a right, writes Kylie Lang.

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