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Tue 15 Jan 2019

FIRST LOOK: Treetop course takes adventure to new level

premium_icon FIRST LOOK: Treetop course takes adventure to new level

Platforms are in place, cables are connected and harnesses are handy for adventurers to take their rainforest exploration from the ground to the canopy.

Rockhampton mayor says 'no' to resettling 10,000 migrants

premium_icon Rockhampton mayor says 'no' to resettling 10,000 migrants

Council agrees to pilot project but mayor spells out what governments need to do to support any increase in migrant population in the city

Mon 14 Jan 2019

QLD tradie cops $250,000 penalty for unfinished jobs

premium_icon QLD tradie cops $250,000 penalty for unfinished jobs

A GOLD Coast tradie has been ordered to pay more than $250,000 in fines and compensation for jobs left unfinished last year.

Tree company rubbishes Stop Adani claims after protest

premium_icon Tree company rubbishes Stop Adani claims after protest

ADANI protesters formed a blockaded outside a Queensland office and demanded they rip up a contract with the mining company - but the contract doesn’t exist.

Big change that’s costing Kmart

Big change that’s costing Kmart

Shoppers were furious when Kmart ditched selling a popular but barely profitable product, and now the decision has come with a cost.

Collapsed stockbroking firm has licence suspended

premium_icon Collapsed stockbroking firm has licence suspended

A stockbroking firm which has had hundreds of millions of dollars of its investors’ funds frozen, has now had its licence suspended.

BMW unveils new tech leader as motoring ditches old gear

BMW unveils new tech leader as motoring ditches old gear

THE German maker has loaded up its vital new 3 Series with a range of cutting-edge tech to make life easier for drivers.

‘I can’t let council kill off an icon’

premium_icon ‘I can’t let council kill off an icon’

The Gold Coast’s Meter Maids boss is scrapping her idea for an app to get around council bylaws — but she is not giving up the fight.

How our mango exports to China could grow 200 per cent

premium_icon How our mango exports to China could grow 200 per cent

Mango farms in the Far North Queensland could be key in helping to export greater volumes of fruit to China in the near future.

Networking, hands-on education the key to getting dream job

premium_icon Networking, hands-on education the key to getting dream job

A USC graduate has proven you don't need to move to the city for a job as a new report recognises the university as one of the best for employer satisfaction.

LEFT IN THE LURCH: Furniture maker fails to deliver

premium_icon LEFT IN THE LURCH: Furniture maker fails to deliver

TWO women who live their lives choosing to see the best in people have learned a hard lesson after losing hundreds to the same self-professed furniture maker.

Kimberley Kampers set to reopen as workers take over

premium_icon Kimberley Kampers set to reopen as workers take over

SIX months after being placed into liquidation, Ballina-based business Kimberley Kampers has new owners who plan to "breathe life into the company".

Find out how medicinal cannabis can help you

Find out how medicinal cannabis can help you

WORKSHOPS will discuss medicine, health and the law.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Man sells kidney to buy iPhone

Man sells kidney to buy iPhone

A Chinese man is now bedridden for life after he sold his right kidney to the black market to buy the latest technological gadgets.

How you can make hundreds leasing clothes

How you can make hundreds leasing clothes

Savvy savers can turn a tidy profit during the summer holidays by jumping on-board the sharing economy. Here’s how you can make some easy money.

Property: Top tips for best first impressions

Property: Top tips for best first impressions

First impressions last, so it’s no wonder laser cut decorative screen doors are transforming the look of homes.

Top architect’s humble dream home ambitions

Top architect’s humble dream home ambitions

HE creates dream homes for his clients, but leading architect Liam Proberts, of bureau^proberts, has surprisingly understated goals for his own.

UPDATE: Tenders for East Shore Stage 1B are open

premium_icon UPDATE: Tenders for East Shore Stage 1B are open

Expressions of interest for the $29.5million foreshore redevelopment closed in November.

Gladstone's 'world class cruise plaza' to cause a splash

premium_icon Gladstone's 'world class cruise plaza' to cause a splash

This year cruise numbers to the city will have more than doubled since 2016-17. And new local developments are expected to only further progress.

Cost of nursing diploma to drop by thousands

premium_icon Cost of nursing diploma to drop by thousands

Graduates can work as enrolled nurses or move to further study

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