A man has been electrocuted while working on the roof of a veterinary clinic in Capalaba, southeast of Brisbane. Emergency...

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02nd Sept. 2020 12:09 PM

A trail of blood led police to the pub-fight culprit

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28th Aug. 2020 5:08 PM

The Coffs Coast carpenter, who has a long road to recovery ahead, has cautioned fellow workers to be safe.

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27th Aug. 2020 6:08 AM

Craig Wade doesn’t complain about his life. But you could help others like him in less than one minute.

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04th Aug. 2020 6:08 AM

A young boilermaker who refused to take responsibility for a terrifying drunken sexual assault of his partner’s closest...

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28th July 2020 11:07 AM

A tradie pulled over for driving 123km/h while fighting off a deadly snake has lost his job after his battle went viral.

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14th July 2020 5:07 AM

A builder has launched a major lawsuit against a council where he worked for 10 months amid allegations of workplace...

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06th July 2020 6:07 AM

A multimillion-dollar development is the scene of a bizarre feud between contractors involving a $700 raincoat and a downed...

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07th June 2020 6:06 AM

An Aussie tradie who discovered he had hit the jackpot went straight to work to do one thing today - quit.

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28th May 2020 3:05 PM

Jacob Pearce, 31, was celebrating a mate’s bucks party in a high-rise apartment when things took a traumatic, life-changing...

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24th May 2020 8:05 AM

A man is facing a string of serious charges, including threats to kill and assaulting a man who was trying to retrieve his...

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11th March 2020 2:03 PM

Joe Thornley travelled to Turkey for cut-price surgery. But the 25-year-old builder died just hours later in “a lot of...

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09th March 2020 1:03 PM

A Townsville tradie’s attempts to stop a group of juveniles in a suspected stolen car have backfired after he was charged...

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17th Feb. 2020 12:02 PM

This tradie found a gecko drowning in his beer. So performed CPR to bring it back to life.

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17th Feb. 2020 9:02 AM

A tradie owing the ATO nearly $200,000 has been slapped with a fine worth more than $20,000 after failing to lodge income...

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11th Feb. 2020 7:02 AM

Aussie plumber Alex Taskun rakes in up to $100,000 a month – and new research shows he’s not alone, with scores of tradies...

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07th Feb. 2020 9:02 AM

When Steve Terpstra did a safety inspection of concrete and stone cutting industry, the results terrified him and he had to...

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07th Feb. 2020 7:02 AM

A Queensland tradie diagnosed with silicosis says the illness is being underplayed and that out of 20 workmates, only two...

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03rd Feb. 2020 3:02 PM

Serial building shonk Matthew Geoffrey Rixon is back to his old tricks, sparking an urgent warning from the Office of Fair...

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24th Dec. 2019 12:12 PM

Trapped in his work van on a scorching November day, this tradie was in a race against time already before his mind started...

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27th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

When Karl Brown left high school, he was told he’d end up in jail or dead. Now his company is taking over Australia for one...

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24th Nov. 2019 7:11 PM

Anthony Nappa was a 19-year-old labourer when he began selling products on eBay “as a hobby”. Today, he runs a $25 million...

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18th Nov. 2019 8:11 PM

Thomas Vives-Kerl died after an illegal online gambling site refused to pay out $30,000. He ended up gambling all but $2...

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24th Oct. 2019 11:10 AM

Emergency services have rushed to a construction site after a worker fell down a massive hole, leaving him with leg...

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21st Oct. 2019 11:10 AM

A PLUMBER who was busted on camera in a late-night rendezvous at his client’s house with a married woman has spoken out.

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15th Oct. 2019 10:10 AM

A doctor has issued a warning to tradies after a man suffered first-degree burns from a high-vis safety shirt he wore in...

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07th Oct. 2019 11:10 AM

A GREEK tradie threatened to cut his estranged wife’s face up with a kitchen knife before extorting her of $60,000 and...

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11th Sept. 2019 10:09 AM

A tradesman who rushed to help a boy hit in a horror fatal crash said the 12-year-old smiled at him seconds before he was...

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06th Sept. 2019 6:09 PM

Theodore Vairaktaris dropped out of university — twice. But his decision to throw in the towel led to a booming...

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03rd Sept. 2019 10:09 AM

A 15-year-old tiling business is set to be wound-up by the ATO despite it being owed $600k by seven builders who have gone...

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23rd Aug. 2019 6:08 PM

Gladstone electrician Jeffery David Johnson in jail after cops allegedly discover heroin, methamphetamine and LSD in toilet...

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08th Aug. 2019 12:08 PM

A promising Irish athlete moved to Australia to live out a dream but that all came crashing down in a split second.

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01st Aug. 2019 5:08 AM

Queensland tradies might rake in the cash, but the nature of the job means they pay a heavy toll, physically and mentally.

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01st Aug. 2019 5:08 AM

Alex Taskun was heading to his “secure” job when he got caught up in a brutal attack that caused him to walk away from his...

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20th July 2019 6:07 AM

A carpenter injured in a workplace accident has launched a $900,000 legal claim against his former employers.

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04th July 2019 6:07 AM

Norbert Kaess is an “average” bloke with an “ordinary” job — but he’s still built up a lucrative property portfolio in his...

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18th June 2019 1:06 PM

Five years ago, Dave Osterloo was a tradie with “no background” in beauty or in business. Today, he and his wife are making...

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09th June 2019 10:06 AM

When Queensland tradie Casey Townsend collapsed unexpectedly at work, he and his partner could never have imagined the...

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01st June 2019 2:06 PM

Sunshine Coast tradie Alexander Thomas Hallett sentenced for possession of cocaine, testosterone, MDMA, trenbolone and...

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14th May 2019 3:05 PM

The young tradie screamed for help for 20 minutes after scaffolding collapsed on top of him at a worksite, a witness has...

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13th May 2019 5:05 AM

AN Australian man left bedridden after chemotherapy soon discovered a remedy he claims cured him of brain cancer.

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09th May 2019 5:05 AM

A Townsville tradie accused of sexually assaulting his female clients has come to the attention of the building industry...

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23rd April 2019 12:04 AM

A builder who was assessing a Townsville woman’s property understood to be damaged in the floods has been charged with...

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01st April 2019 12:04 AM

A Gold Coast tradie convicted of dangerous driving over a horror smash that left a student with serious internal injuries...

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19th March 2019 6:03 AM

FOUR blue collar industries have been forecast for high job growth, so if you’re considering a career change you may want...

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18th March 2019 11:03 AM

A tradie opens up about the how the 'sweet talking' G.J director acted before the company was put in liquidation.

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26th Jan. 2019 9:01 AM

Trish Downes was just trying to walk down a Melbourne street when a man screamed at her from his car. Then a passing tradie...

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24th Jan. 2019 3:01 PM

A tradesman, who shed a staggering 25kg during an eight-week weight loss challenge, says he feels “robbed” by not winning...

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21st Dec. 2018 4:12 PM

A TRADIE working on Sydney’s controversial light rail project was filmed desecrating human bones in an act that has...

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03rd Nov. 2018 10:11 AM