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Mon 22 Jul 2019

Why Gladstone has been picked as a site for investment

premium_icon Why Gladstone has been picked as a site for investment

The findings were part of the Regional Growth Prospects Report released last month

Controversial twin towers green lit after long delay

premium_icon Controversial twin towers green lit after long delay

DEVELOPER Mirvac can finally go head with plans for two 20-plus storey residential towers for Newstead after successful mediation with a few objectors.

Green solution: Bundy avocado farm tray-ds in plastic

premium_icon Green solution: Bundy avocado farm tray-ds in plastic

SIMPSON Farms is the first avocado producer in Australia to implement a new fully biodegradable tray liner for packing fruit to help the environment.

Man taken to hospital after workplace fall

premium_icon Man taken to hospital after workplace fall

A man has been rushed to hospital after a workplace accident.

Future of controversial Gympie region quarry revealed

premium_icon Future of controversial Gympie region quarry revealed

Council to vote this week on 41ha development which has faced fierce opposition from nearby residents.

‘Stupid’ tax set to increase craft beer prices

premium_icon ‘Stupid’ tax set to increase craft beer prices

CRAFT breweries are bracing for another ‘tax’ after learning they’ll be slugged more under a ‘stupid program’ that’ll inevitably mean beer prices increase.

TOURISM BOOM: Visitor numbers  set a new record

premium_icon TOURISM BOOM: Visitor numbers set a new record

The number of tourists holidaying on the North Coast over the past 12 months has risen by 8%.

‘Quite frankly Mr Palmer’: Judge’s reprimand for Clive

premium_icon ‘Quite frankly Mr Palmer’: Judge’s reprimand for Clive

CLIVE Palmer has been given a dressing down as he returned to a Brisbane courtroom as the hearing into the collapse of Queensland Nickel continues.

TAKEOVER: Growers given opportunity to query Nordzucker deal

premium_icon TAKEOVER: Growers given opportunity to query Nordzucker deal

More grower and shareholder meetings scheduled this week.

From humble start, winemaker makes vinegar to export

From humble start, winemaker makes vinegar to export

The Granite Belt business now supplies to four and five star chefs around the country

From humble start, winemaker makes vinegar to export

From humble start, winemaker makes vinegar to export

The Granite Belt business now supplies to four and five star chefs around the country

LOST CASH: Hunt for shopper who left money behind

premium_icon LOST CASH: Hunt for shopper who left money behind

A large sum of money has been found in a shop in Mackay

REVEALED: Top 10 shops you want to see in the region

REVEALED: Top 10 shops you want to see in the region

More than 200 people had their say on what shop or retailer they most wanted to see come to their area

Conditions boost cane quality at Plane Creek

premium_icon Conditions boost cane quality at Plane Creek

'The mill crushing rate and consistency has improved throughout the week'

Controversial servo opens in 'booming' beachside suburb

premium_icon Controversial servo opens in 'booming' beachside suburb

A controversial service station has opened on a beachside suburb, almost two years after its development application was rejected by Sunshine Coast Council.

TOP TIER COAL: Central Highlands smashes record

premium_icon TOP TIER COAL: Central Highlands smashes record

CENTRAL Highlands mines and coal producers contribute to QLD coal record

3D print business brings 'gamer zone' to shopping district

premium_icon 3D print business brings 'gamer zone' to shopping district

VIRTUAL reality for professional clients, gaming and 3D printing arrive at busy shops

Coast mum’s clever solution to ‘crappy’ issue

premium_icon Coast mum’s clever solution to ‘crappy’ issue

A NAPPY-related emergency at Australia Zoo has led mum-of-three and manager Kristy Ahrens to create a new business.

Big countdown: New KFC store's opening date, time revealed

premium_icon Big countdown: New KFC store's opening date, time revealed

THE bucket is up, the landscaping has added the finishing touches and the registers are set to go into overdrive.

Family pays tribute to business icon Joe Hanna

premium_icon Family pays tribute to business icon Joe Hanna

JOE Hanna is being remembered as a great boss and businessman who gave generously with his time and money over decades in the Darling Downs.

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