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Wed 19 Dec 2018

Modern reincarnation of Toyota Supra lands for testing

Modern reincarnation of Toyota Supra lands for testing

Toyota’s long awaited sports car, the Supra, has landed Down Under to acclimatise to local conditions, with these aspects the main focus.

Australia's most expensive caravan rolls off Coast lot

premium_icon Australia's most expensive caravan rolls off Coast lot

Once the bastion of bargain holidays, history will be hitched on the Coast tomorrow when Australia's most expensive caravan, priced at $220,000, is collected.

Big problem with ‘complete BS’ career tip

Big problem with ‘complete BS’ career tip

An article about the insanely early time the “world’s most successful people” start their day has been roasted on social media.

New luxury car brand to break the mould

New luxury car brand to break the mould

HYUNDAI’S luxury offshoot is heading back to Australia and is bringing some game changing ideas with it.

How the world will change on January 1

How the world will change on January 1

The New Year is nearly upon us, and with it another raft of changes to fees, taxes, rules and laws. Here’s what you need to know.

Labor's $10 million plan to boost local manufacturing

premium_icon Labor's $10 million plan to boost local manufacturing

Is this the $10m catalyst to send a $1b CQ sector to another level?

BUDGET SURPRISE: Millions to be added to long-term plan

premium_icon BUDGET SURPRISE: Millions to be added to long-term plan

TOUGH decisions will need to be made to afford adding millions of dollars to the council's long-term financial plan to afford unexpected project blowouts.

Tue 18 Dec 2018

Subbies face jail for shafting tradies

premium_icon Subbies face jail for shafting tradies

Tough new construction sector payment conditions come into force from Sunday with jail terms for some breaches of the new Building Industry Fairness Act.

Families falling into ‘Afterpay’ trap this Christmas

premium_icon Families falling into ‘Afterpay’ trap this Christmas

Sluggish wage growth and rising cost of living pressures are forcing many Australians to rely on risky buy now, pay later schemes heading into Christmas.

Five places under $500k to invest in

Five places under $500k to invest in

A SUBURB on the northern outskirts of Brisbane and an underrated Ipswich gem have been named two of the best places to invest in property in 2019.

The best unpaid job in Australia

The best unpaid job in Australia

There’s no salary, the hours are long and there are more than a few late night emergencies, but Lee Crockford has the best temp job going.

ASX suffers near-across the board losses

ASX suffers near-across the board losses

The Australian share market has suffered near-across the board losses, following a massive plunge on Wall Street overnight.

Fuel relief:  Christmas comes early for motorists

Fuel relief: Christmas comes early for motorists

A sudden crash in the global oil price has “effectively wiped out” more than a year of steady petrol price hikes in the space of eight weeks meaning bargains at the...

Best mobile phone options for kids

premium_icon Best mobile phone options for kids

Kids as young as preschool age are being given mobile phones, here’s the best deals going this Christmas if you’re planning to get your child one.

Robots and humans working together to build Porsches

Robots and humans working together to build Porsches

Porsche has developed a new assembly process where man and machine can work together safely.

Gardens water supply, Marley Brown on council meeting agenda

premium_icon Gardens water supply, Marley Brown on council meeting agenda

PROVIDING a safe and reliable water supply for Tondoon Botanic Gardens will be one of the many issues up for debate during today's council meeting.

First drive of Ford’s family-friendly, full-sized Endura SUV

First drive of Ford’s family-friendly, full-sized Endura SUV

THE DEMISE of the homegrown Territory SUV left a gaping hole in Ford’s line up — until now.

It's sell or close for councillor after a decade in business

premium_icon It's sell or close for councillor after a decade in business

Cr Desley O'Grady said the store was the first of its kind when it opened in Calliope just over a decade ago.

Mon 17 Dec 2018

350 new underground coal jobs for Bowen Basin mine

premium_icon 350 new underground coal jobs for Bowen Basin mine

Labour-hire partnership to build fresh pool of underground talent to fill roles in Ironbark mine

Big mistake many will make next week

Big mistake many will make next week

We’ve almost made it through yet another year — but experts say many Aussies will be tempted to make a huge workplace blunder next Monday.

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