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Wed 23 Jan 2019

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

How NSW government is charging towards electric cars

ELECTRIC cars are here to stay and more are on the way but an all-important element is missing and the government wants to plug that hole.

Man loses job over police check confusion

Man loses job over police check confusion

Paul Hovey never thought his high paying job would end in such a headache.

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

'We're not going anywhere': Video store defies the odds

In this tech-savvy world we live in, the humble video store industry is on a sharp decline to impending extinction, but one Burnett video store has other plans.

Tue 22 Jan 2019

Why controversial Queensland fish and chip shop will close

premium_icon Why controversial Queensland fish and chip shop will close

THE owner of The Battered Wife fish and chip shop has made an emotional admission about why she is being forced to close her business.

How this Bitcoin investor lost $3 million with one mistake

How this Bitcoin investor lost $3 million with one mistake

SAM Karagiozis was one of Australia’s most enthusiastic crypto supporters. Now, the outspoken entrepreneur has revealed he’s lost a fortune.

Afterpay slams ‘broke AF’ ad

Afterpay slams ‘broke AF’ ad

An ad encouraging “broke” Aussies to use Afterpay to “treat themselves” has been savaged by the buy-now, pay-later provider.

MIPEC snapped up by interstate company

premium_icon MIPEC snapped up by interstate company

WORKERS at Gladstone's MIPEC have been reassured their jobs are secure after the company was snapped up by an interstate company.

LEAKED INFO: iPad Mini's rumoured return

LEAKED INFO: iPad Mini's rumoured return

APPLE'S latest iPads are rumoured to be coming sooner rather than later — including a long awaited update to an old favourite.

Builder collapses leaving homes unfinished, thousands owed

premium_icon Builder collapses leaving homes unfinished, thousands owed

A Sunshine Coast builder has gone into liquidation leaving angry customers and contractors to realise the large sum of their losses.

'Next LNG boom': Energy innovation hub promised for city

premium_icon 'Next LNG boom': Energy innovation hub promised for city

GLADSTONE is to be at the centre of Australia's emerging hydrogen industry with a $1 billion plan to be promised by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten today.

Bittersweet sale: Block bought for $11,000 sells for $1.7m

premium_icon Bittersweet sale: Block bought for $11,000 sells for $1.7m

It was a bittersweet moment for these Sunshine Coast sellers, after the auction of a solid beachfront house on Saturday

Super Retail Group announces new boss

premium_icon Super Retail Group announces new boss

Brisbane-based Super Retail Group – the operator of Supercheap Auto, BCF and Rebel chains – has announced a new chief executive, who has been drafted in in an...

Bolt calls Australia a 'sitting duck' as world economy slows

Bolt calls Australia a 'sitting duck' as world economy slows

AUSTRALIA may pay for racking up a decade of deficits, leaving the Federal Government with no money to cushion the blow of a recession.

Sugar industry worth $322m to Qld economy

premium_icon Sugar industry worth $322m to Qld economy

A NEW report has highlighted how important the Far North’s sugar industry is to the state.

Ultra Tune boss: ‘This is a fiasco’

premium_icon Ultra Tune boss: ‘This is a fiasco’

The chair of Ultra Tune vows an independent review of top executives and appeal of a whopping $2.6m fine dished out by Federal Court.

‘I’m not trying to sneak in pokies’

premium_icon ‘I’m not trying to sneak in pokies’

THE owner of a nightspot says he is not being ‘sneaky’ about rumours it could be a way to introduce pokies.

Warning of world economy shock

Warning of world economy shock

It’s not looking good for the global economy, which is weakening faster than expected — and there are warnings of serious hurdles ahead.

How a finch could stop Adani's Carmichael mega-mine

premium_icon How a finch could stop Adani's Carmichael mega-mine

'This is just another step down the path of what seems to be a process where green activists have hijacked the Queensland Labor Government'; Senator Canavan

M'boro sugar mill's $101m injection to region

premium_icon M'boro sugar mill's $101m injection to region

About $101 million injected into the economy by the sugar industry has helped maintain 490 jobs on the Fraser Coast across the past financial year

Labor’s $1b boost to fuel Queensland jobs boom

premium_icon Labor’s $1b boost to fuel Queensland jobs boom

Australia’s hydrogen ­export industry would be opened up under an audacious $1 billion Labor plan intended to revive the fortunes of central Queensland.

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