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Wed 19 Sep 2018

Sabotage: NSW farmers fear ‘catastrophic’ impact

premium_icon Sabotage: NSW farmers fear ‘catastrophic’ impact

Authorities are warning the “catastrophic” impact of the fruit sabotage scandal could see some NSW farms shut down.

Sid snags prime position on new butchery wall

premium_icon Sid snags prime position on new butchery wall

A nod to the past for new owners of famous Maclean butchery

Beloved Gympie business sells for $5 million

premium_icon Beloved Gympie business sells for $5 million

An ASX-listed company has made a major splash in the region, - and has bigger plans on the horizon.

Carmichael mega mine will go ahead without public money

premium_icon Carmichael mega mine will go ahead without public money

CONTROVERSIAL miner Adani is about to make an announcement that Government MPs say will mean Bill Shorten won’t be able to show his face in central Queensland.

This man farms the 'best' avocados on the Northern Rivers

premium_icon This man farms the 'best' avocados on the Northern Rivers

TOM Silver knows there is no better feeling than cutting open your avocado to find that it is absolutely perfect.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

What it's like to drive the world's fastest Lamborghini

What it's like to drive the world's fastest Lamborghini

WHAT it is like to get behind the wheel of the fastest production car to lap the vaunted Nurburgring racetrack.

Meet the seven-year-old mulberry magnate

premium_icon Meet the seven-year-old mulberry magnate

THIS seven-year-old boy barely knew what a mulberry was when he started selling them a week ago. Now he’s raking in the cash and in hot demand.

Broken leg inspires mum to start own creative business

premium_icon Broken leg inspires mum to start own creative business

FALLING off a boat ramp left her bed bound and wondering how to stay busy, so she started creating.

'Awful': 100 workers jobless as Coast business shuts down

premium_icon 'Awful': 100 workers jobless as Coast business shuts down

The Sunshine Coast company blamed the "media frenzy over alleged needle tampering incidents" happening within the industry.

REVEALED: The true secret to cooking the perfect barbecue

REVEALED: The true secret to cooking the perfect barbecue

WE ALL know someone who boasts about their barbecuing skills. But these experts could put anyone to shame, and now they're going to share their secrets.

Why you shouldn’t buy a new iPhone

Why you shouldn’t buy a new iPhone

APPLE’S new operating software is live today and it’s becoming clear you don’t need to buy a new iPhone this year.

Gas exploration authority granted in Surat Basin

Gas exploration authority granted in Surat Basin

Land north of Surat and Miles has been picked for gas prospecting.

Family heartbreak as arsonist attacks business

premium_icon Family heartbreak as arsonist attacks business

Cheese was on fire, a timber deck and cafe walls ablaze when Jennepher Bucher woke to a neighbour's screams alerting her that her parents' business was alight.

How short shoppers save money

How short shoppers save money

BEING extremely short won’t help you at the theatre, the footy or on a basketball court, but it can pay off at the supermarket. This is why.

Aussies sick of paying for stingy mates

premium_icon Aussies sick of paying for stingy mates

AUSTRALIANS are fed up with footing the bill for their family and friends, with shocking research revealing a startling amount of us are out of pocket.

What’s behind Qld boss giving up $2.6m bonus?

premium_icon What’s behind Qld boss giving up $2.6m bonus?

THE boss of Qld debt collector says he is forgoing a potential $2.6m bonus. The catch is how that bonus is calculated.

Crops burnt off in strawberry hell

premium_icon Crops burnt off in strawberry hell

Sunshine Coast growers remain tight-lipped about the future of the strawberry industry, as one farm destroyed half a million plants.

Growers’ new weapon to restore confidence

premium_icon Growers’ new weapon to restore confidence

STRAWBERRY growers have a plan to win over spooked supermarkets and the public, but it won’t come cheaply.

Macca’s giving away free cheeseburgers

Macca’s giving away free cheeseburgers

MCDONALD’S is giving away 200,000 free cheeseburgers across Australia in honour of National Cheeseburger Day. But you’d better get in fast.

Wealthy parents’ ridiculous nanny demands

Wealthy parents’ ridiculous nanny demands

TWICE a week, about 11pm, Jeff Goldstein stretches out, turns on his spa playlist, lights a candle and gets a 90-minute massage — courtesy of his kids' nanny.

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