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Mon 19 Nov 2018

Mackay Sugar's eyes now on recapitalisation process

premium_icon Mackay Sugar's eyes now on recapitalisation process

'It's important that our growers and shareholders are completely clear, and have a full understanding, of what this means to them...'

Why fracking threatens Bundy's agriculture

premium_icon Why fracking threatens Bundy's agriculture

MORE than 40,000ha of prime agricultural land in the Wide Bay Burnett could be under threat.

Coast sisters launch into swimwear world with stylish brand

premium_icon Coast sisters launch into swimwear world with stylish brand

GALLERY: Layne and Ella Fleming were fed up with poor quality bikinis and decided to create their own stylish brand, Layla Swimwear.

Sun 18 Nov 2018

MAJOR RECALL: Car doors may unlatch and open while driving

MAJOR RECALL: Car doors may unlatch and open while driving

A product safety recall has been issued affecting a major car brand, after it was discovered a faulty latch could mean doors can swing open while driving.

Elon Musk’s Earth-changing plan

Elon Musk’s Earth-changing plan

The US government has given SpaceX the green light to launch a billion dollar fleet into orbit — and it could make Elon Musk very rich.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

‘Why I gave up my $140k job‘

‘Why I gave up my $140k job‘

SHE had a dream job and a fantastic lifestyle but then Charlie Thompson started experiencing what she calls her “blackouts”.

Gympie Coles eftpos machines back in action

Gympie Coles eftpos machines back in action

The cash registers were down due to a technical glitch this morning.

Cricketer’s penthouse set to bowl buyers over

Cricketer’s penthouse set to bowl buyers over

LONGTIME Melbourne Stars cricketer James Faulkner is pulling up stumps at his waterfront Hobart penthouse. Check out his stylish refurbishment.

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.

What falling house prices mean

What falling house prices mean

After months of worrying news on the property market, there is a glimmer of hope on housing prices. And it all comes down to your expectations.

Mystery bidder bags infamous former Brisbane bathhouse

premium_icon Mystery bidder bags infamous former Brisbane bathhouse

A MYSTERY bidder — believed to be a well-known Queensland property identity — has secured a slice of Fortitude Valley’s notorious past.

Subbies out $3m over luxury development

premium_icon Subbies out $3m over luxury development

More than 20 subcontractors say they’re $3 million out of pocket over a project by a well-known apartment developer and former V8 Supercar driver.

Using your smartphone just got so much easier

Using your smartphone just got so much easier

Your thumbs, eyes and brain will thank you with this cruciual new software

From Dorothy the Dinosaur to world of fitness

premium_icon From Dorothy the Dinosaur to world of fitness

Lauren Hannaford left the world of The Wiggles, where she met her husband Simon the red Wiggle, to focus on a career as a personal trainer. And she’s loving it.

Rooftop bar popularity is going up

Rooftop bar popularity is going up

SYDNEY’S watering holes are setting a new high bar, with the popularity of top venues growing — and no ceiling in sight.

GKI investors have Rockhampton and Yeppoon in their sights

premium_icon GKI investors have Rockhampton and Yeppoon in their sights

Wei family keen to see the process completed and in their hands so they can move forward and call for tenders for the major contractor.

Why schoolies are toning it down

premium_icon Why schoolies are toning it down

SCHOOLIE behaviour has changed from hard drinking to more restrained revelry, and organisers of the safety response think they know why.

Mackay sugar industry welcomes action on India

premium_icon Mackay sugar industry welcomes action on India

MACKAY'S sugar industry has welcomed a move to take India to the WTO after it dumped large volumes of subsidised product onto the international market.

Niche dating apps help Aussies find perfect match

premium_icon Niche dating apps help Aussies find perfect match

Do opposites really attract? Not according to the wealth of niche dating apps helping find love by matching their special someone using the perfect algorithm.

This government scheme is worse than WorkChoices

premium_icon This government scheme is worse than WorkChoices

A plan to give small businesses which can’t get a bank loan access to cheap taxpayer-guaranteed money? If you didn’t laugh, you’d cry, writes Dennis Atkins.

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