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Wed 23 Oct 2019

Check personal loan fine print

Check personal loan fine print

Personal loans might seem like a good deal, but if you dig a little deeper you might find some sneaky fees and charges. HERE’S HOW TO AVOID GETTING STUNG.

SOLD ON: What it’s like to live in Bucasia

premium_icon SOLD ON: What it’s like to live in Bucasia

The area, loved by tourists and locals, has gone from popular holiday destination to sought-after residential suburb

My travel insurance hack saved me $856

My travel insurance hack saved me $856

It’s one of those annoying expenses that takes a bite out of your holiday budget but this frequent flyer found a way to save big bucks.

Fresh faces lead the region’s business community

premium_icon Fresh faces lead the region’s business community

The Mackay Chamber of Commerce 2020 management committee has been revealed

Coast ranked one of smartest regions in world

premium_icon Coast ranked one of smartest regions in world

The Coast has again been named in the top 21 smartest communities in the world for 2020

RENOVATION: The Whitehouse of Hamilton Island restored

premium_icon RENOVATION: The Whitehouse of Hamilton Island restored

Perched up on the eastern side of Hamilton Island looking out to the Edwards Islands and over beautiful Catseye Bay is a magnificent home, The Whitehouse.

Ocean view scores best sale price in Coast region

premium_icon Ocean view scores best sale price in Coast region

A renovated 1960s beachfront home has scored the highest reported sale price in the Fraser Coast real estate market last week.

Palmer’s coal mine plan gets a reboot

premium_icon Palmer’s coal mine plan gets a reboot

After Adani’s success, Clive Palmer seeks to open his proposed Galilee Basin coal mine.

Helping children build on their education

premium_icon Helping children build on their education

Providing a special space for children to learn and grow, the library and learning support is a winner

Cheeky entree-sized bid fails to satisfy at Hellenika auction

premium_icon Cheeky entree-sized bid fails to satisfy at Hellenika...

Unlike its mouth-watering menu that regularly books out its tables, only one bidder was tempted to put in an order for the original Hellenika restaurant.

JM Kelly exec called worker a “real arse”

premium_icon JM Kelly exec called worker a “real arse”

A WORKER who complained about unpaid superannuation was called a “real arse” in an email between executives of a Queensland building company.

Regional firm wins $7M tender for gallery upgrade

premium_icon Regional firm wins $7M tender for gallery upgrade

The successful tenderer for a $7 million refurbishment of a Grafton landmark is a regionally-based construction firm.

Building for clients' lifestyle and surroundings

premium_icon Building for clients' lifestyle and surroundings

The home won the Individual Home $451,000 - $550,000 category at the Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards .

Free solar roll-out scheme opens in New South Wales

premium_icon Free solar roll-out scheme opens in New South Wales

Here’s what you need to know about this new State Government trial and what’s the catch.

Designing with warmth and a designer feel

premium_icon Designing with warmth and a designer feel

The concept for the project was a very desirable home plan suitable for a family or a second-time home owner.

Softcore porn mags to be axed

Softcore porn mags to be axed

The publisher of Picture and People magazines will close them after a campaign demanding service station giants stop selling the titles.

One in four Aussie firms keen to connect to 5G

One in four Aussie firms keen to connect to 5G

ALMOST a quarter of Australian businesses plan to adopt 5G services in the next 18 months, according to a new report.

’I have always supported free press’: Mayor Jamieson

premium_icon ’I have always supported free press’: Mayor Jamieson

Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson has given a statement on press freedom, as a national media campaign ramps up.

WINNER: It was worth the wait for proud owners

premium_icon WINNER: It was worth the wait for proud owners

Binnington Sands winning the Individual Home $951,000 - $1.25million category for Fergus Builders at the Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards.

Brisbane brewery opens new venue in Ipswich

premium_icon Brisbane brewery opens new venue in Ipswich

The owner has vowed to make an 'old pub new again' with his latest endeavour.

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