Local Business

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Trucking on: Beloved Mackay pie man ‘humbled’ by send off

premium_icon Trucking on: Beloved Mackay pie man ‘humbled’ by send off

Owner of Jacko’s Tucka Truck serves his last pie, hot dog, chips and soft drink after 39.5 years on the job

‘We don’t want it’: Outrage continues over cycleway

premium_icon ‘We don’t want it’: Outrage continues over cycleway

Emotions were high as dozens of people gathered at Alexandra Headland to express their concerns over the controversial proposed M2M cycleway.

Council unveils new tool to help community during disasters

premium_icon Council unveils new tool to help community during disasters

The new disaster management trailer would swing into action in circumstances like the 2018 evacuation of Gracemere.

$20m funding promise delivered for future convention centre

premium_icon $20m funding promise delivered for future convention centre

The approval has come through for Michelle Landry’s $20 million election promise for the Yeppoon Foreshore Convention Centre.

New general manager for The Events Centre

premium_icon New general manager for The Events Centre

Steve Romer has been appointed general manager of The Events Centre Caloundra.

Commissioner eases leasing disputes for businesses

premium_icon Commissioner eases leasing disputes for businesses

‘It’s really important that we can help those guys who still haven’t been able to negotiate a deal with their landlord.’

‘I should have held out for $10k more’

premium_icon ‘I should have held out for $10k more’

Money is tighter than it used to be for Deborah Marlborough, the showy queen of the Members Alliance empire which collapsed owing $40 million.

Brothels are back in business

premium_icon Brothels are back in business

Brothels say they’re bracing for demand as they’re given the green light to open as part of Stage 3 restrictions.

Calombaris caught in fresh debt scandal

premium_icon Calombaris caught in fresh debt scandal

George Calombaris is embroiled in fresh scandal after popular frozen yoghurt chain Yo-Chi, backed by the TV chef, has refused to repay a $140,000 debt.

CQ meatworker’s $168k injury lawsuit for “extensive bending”

premium_icon CQ meatworker’s $168k injury lawsuit for “extensive bending”

The Lakes Creek meatworks has rebutted the claims and stated they are ‘inaccurate, incomplete and vague’

EXCLUSIVE: Future of heritage Quay St building revealed

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: Future of heritage Quay St building revealed

Plans for the historical site have finally been made public, a decade on since it was last sold.

New pizza shop to open in Rocky by the end of the month

premium_icon New pizza shop to open in Rocky by the end of the month

The new store will employ three full-time staff and 20 part-time.

4000 Virgin jobs tipped to be axed

premium_icon 4000 Virgin jobs tipped to be axed

Almost half of Virgin Australia’s 9000-strong workforce could be sacked under its new owners Bain Capital.

Bundy drivers given 760,000 reasons to check car

premium_icon Bundy drivers given 760,000 reasons to check car

Why you should make time to take a look under the bonnet of your car soon

How opening Qld borders will impact Lockyer, Somerset

premium_icon How opening Qld borders will impact Lockyer, Somerset

The decision to open the state’s borders on July 10 has one Lockyer Valley business leader concerned.

The stimulus package that could boost Coast jobs

premium_icon The stimulus package that could boost Coast jobs

Investment in conservation and land management could provide work for thousands of people on the Coast hit hard by COVID-19, according to a new report.

Fewer restrictions have tourists swarming Eungella

premium_icon Fewer restrictions have tourists swarming Eungella

Full carparks and booked-out accommodation are telling signs tourism is bouncing back for the town.

New international exports funding welcomed by local MP

premium_icon New international exports funding welcomed by local MP

A FEDERAL Government program that was behind two extra international freight services at Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport has been extended.

Businesses forced to place restrictions on visitors

premium_icon Businesses forced to place restrictions on visitors

LEFT to manage the risk on their own, Byron Bay businesses have made some difficult decisions.

How Clarence podiatry business survived COVID-19

premium_icon How Clarence podiatry business survived COVID-19

COVID-19 recovery Q and A with award-winning business Maclean Podiatry Centre.

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