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Tue 20 Feb 2018

ATO crackdown: ‘May be fraud’

ATO crackdown: ‘May be fraud’

NO ONE is safe from the Australian Tax Office. Now it is even cracking down on the bad habits of its own staff members

Man charged with assaulting anti-Adani protestors

premium_icon Man charged with assaulting anti-Adani protestors

GEORGE Christensen's posts about anti-greenie violence have been blamed for an alleged attack on anti-Adani protesters where a man has been charged.

This Qld company will put a rover on Mars

premium_icon This Qld company will put a rover on Mars

NASA put a man on the moon nearly 50 years ago. Now it’s signed a deal with a Qld company to put a rover on Mars within a decade.

Card threat a 'worry' for mum, govt says it won't back down

Card threat a 'worry' for mum, govt says it won't back down

SINGLE mothers such as Crystal Silk say the Cashless Debit Card would hit them the hardest if it was ever rolled out in Hinkler.

Locals not passed up for solar farm: developer

Locals not passed up for solar farm: developer

RUMOURS of local workers being passed up for the construction of one of the Fraser Coast’s largest solar farms have been dispelled.

Coast man breaks leg in 15 places in worksite nightmare

Coast man breaks leg in 15 places in worksite nightmare

MAN unable to walk up stairs and faces an un-Happy Valley exit from home.

Council spruiks Coast solar farm savings

Council spruiks Coast solar farm savings

SUNSHINE Coast Council claims its solar farm at Valdora has provided nearly $1 million in electricity savings since it started generating power last year.

State's export value booms to $84bn

State's export value booms to $84bn

THE value of Queensland's exports rose 30 per cent to almost $84 billion on higher coal prices last financial year.

Gladstone jewellers' latest addition really shines

Gladstone jewellers' latest addition really shines

With over 10 years of jewellery experience, Sandra is definitely the latest gem in Patricks' collection.

$5 million deal for macadamia company

$5 million deal for macadamia company

The loan will be used to construct an additional building to contain up to 450 tonnes of nuts, in addition to purchasing necessary processing equipment.

Mon 19 Feb 2018

Phats announces store closure, appeals for customer support

Phats announces store closure, appeals for customer support

THE city’s flagship burger store has announced it will close one of its outlets amid an appeal for support from loyal customers.

Vandals, thieves force Vinnies to pay for security guards

Vandals, thieves force Vinnies to pay for security guards

A SPATE of vandalism, thefts and damage to property has forced a Toowoomba Vinnies store into paying out of its own pocket for security guards.

Don’t expect a pay bump until 2020

Don’t expect a pay bump until 2020

THE RBA has strongly hinted Australians will be waiting a long time for their next big pay rise, with salary levels in a coma-like state.

The $79 game changer costs less than your groceries

The $79 game changer costs less than your groceries

EXPENSIVE gimmick or essential piece of kit is the question everyone is asking about smart home speakers? This is what I’ve learnt.

The Australian city with 1000 jobs waiting to be filled

The Australian city with 1000 jobs waiting to be filled

WEIGHING up her list of pros and cons, there was a clear winner in the positive camp.

Sun 18 Feb 2018

Apple’s big change to iPhones

Apple’s big change to iPhones

FIRST it was the headphone jack, now Apple could be looking to permanently remove another fundamental part of the iPhone.

Stone the flamin’ crows: Home and Away actor's new project

Stone the flamin’ crows: Home and Away actor's new project

HE’S played the iconic Alf Stewart for 30 years — but now, Home and Away’s Ray Meagher is working on a new project.

EXCLUSIVE: More renewables projects in Gladstone's pipeline

EXCLUSIVE: More renewables projects in Gladstone's pipeline

"We are targeting a 20 per cent to 30 per cent reduction in energy bills for a typical home in the region.”

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Invest in the rise of the robots

Invest in the rise of the robots

INVESTORS seeking the next big thing are keeping a close eye on the fast-growing world of robotics and artificial intelligence, and money is flowing into the...

How to throw a star-studded party

How to throw a star-studded party

AUSTRALIAN brand Nana Judy is known for its A-list bashes, with guest lists that include Rihanna and Kylie Jenner. Here’s how they do it.

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