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Mon 24 Jun 2019

How this tiny possum cost Victoria $20m

premium_icon How this tiny possum cost Victoria $20m

Don’t be fooled by its adorable good looks — the tiny possum is claimed to have cost Victoria more than $20 million.

Strelow slams request of Adani register to declare jobs

premium_icon Strelow slams request of Adani register to declare jobs

'I have objected to the idea of state government requiring a public register to be established by any one other than Adani... has overtones of a lack of trust'

Walton collapse: Frustrated subbies launch court bid

premium_icon Walton collapse: Frustrated subbies launch court bid

Fed-up unpaid subbies are taking court action over the collapse of a building company, putting its sole director and his Big Four bank in the firing line.

$16m upgrade in store for key agricultural route

premium_icon $16m upgrade in store for key agricultural route

Isaac Regional Council to invest millions in Clermont's water treatment, Theresa Creek Dam

When Coast’s $9m superyacht berth must open

premium_icon When Coast’s $9m superyacht berth must open

Negotiations to fast-track a superyacht facility in the Gold Coast Broadwater have begun.

Reason Candyman offered free tattoos

premium_icon Reason Candyman offered free tattoos

A new tattoo shop opening on the Gold Coast has already inked hundreds since it launched over the weekend. And the Candyman himself was there offering free ink.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Labor calls for sensible tax reform from Coalition

Labor calls for sensible tax reform from Coalition

Shadow treasurer Jim Chalmers says getting the first stage of the government's three-part tax plan implemented remains Labor's highest priority.

Crane signals new phase for Qld casino

Crane signals new phase for Qld casino

More than two years of demolition and excavation is ending at Brisbane's Queen's Wharf development as the casino and resort moves to construction phase.

Dark truth behind interest rate cuts

Dark truth behind interest rate cuts

The Reserve Bank’s drastic decision to cut interest rates to record levels might be good for mortgage holders — but it hides a scarier reality.

‘Formjacking’ hits online shoppers

‘Formjacking’ hits online shoppers

FORMJACKING is a new form of fraud, and it’s hitting thousands of online shoppers every month. This is what you need to know - and do - to stay safe.

New laws will cancel your life insurance: Act Now

New laws will cancel your life insurance: Act Now

A RUSH of new laws means Australians have just days to boost their tax refund and stop their life insurance being automatically cancelled by the Coalition.

Mining dad returns home for his daughter

premium_icon Mining dad returns home for his daughter

Kia Ora man chooses little daughter over mining job

100 supermarket jobs on offer at recruitment day

premium_icon 100 supermarket jobs on offer at recruitment day

ONE hundred full-time, part-time and casual jobs will be on offer as a Coast supermarket chain launches a one-day recruitment drive this week.

Power tariff switch extension for regional businesses

premium_icon Power tariff switch extension for regional businesses

Energy Minister says the 30,000-plus customers on a collection of obsolete and transitional tariffs would get an extra year to make the move.

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Gladstone nightclub calls final last drinks

premium_icon Gladstone nightclub calls final last drinks

Industrie Nighclub closed last night amid a lull in the industry

CQ's renewable power potential

premium_icon CQ's renewable power potential

Power supplied for 916,700 Queensland homes or 9.1 per cent of the state's total electricity consumption

Optimistic future for Gladstone businesses

premium_icon Optimistic future for Gladstone businesses

With big industry now stable, the post-boom decline has been passed through

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Mum defends ‘genius’ Kmart hack

Mum defends ‘genius’ Kmart hack

A single mum has hit back at criticism over her $8 Kmart hack for her son’s pram after being accused of “bad parenting”.

Storm investor group comes to an end

premium_icon Storm investor group comes to an end

MORE than 10 years after the collapse of Storm Financial, the action group formed to try and recover the huge losses of its customers is winding up.

Lenders drag heels with rate cuts

premium_icon Lenders drag heels with rate cuts

Banks have acted promptly to pass on cuts to savings accounts but many have dragged their heels on passing on mortgage decreases. Find the best deals now.

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