Business

Fri 22 Feb 2019

'Tradies are saying thanks': CQ construction industry boost

premium_icon 'Tradies are saying thanks': CQ construction industry boost

Call to back local builders doing the right thing is paying off.

Help cafe's new owners decide on menu

premium_icon Help cafe's new owners decide on menu

Community minded foodies hope to give back

‘Pornstar’ CV: Job interview disasters

‘Pornstar’ CV: Job interview disasters

Naked photos, “porn star” emails and threats of broken legs are just some of the bizarre things Aussie companies have to deal with when trying to hire staff.

Premier denies Adani approval process a ‘mess’

premium_icon Premier denies Adani approval process a ‘mess’

ANNASTACIA Palaszczuk has rejected suggestions the approval process for Adani’s Carmichael mine has become a “mess”.

How to buy a good thing: the unloved cars at the right price

How to buy a good thing: the unloved cars at the right price

If a new car sells slowly, it doesn’t have to mean it’s a dog. At the right price, unloved models can be good things.

RBA will cut rates if economy falters

RBA will cut rates if economy falters

Australia’s central bank has the “flexibility” to cut interest rates if the economy falters this year and workers start losing their jobs.

No longer the Commodore car company: new SUV and ute focus

No longer the Commodore car company: new SUV and ute focus

Holden boss says SUVs are the company’s future — and doesn’t rule out sawing off Commodore and Astra.

Profit still eludes Dreamworld operator

premium_icon Profit still eludes Dreamworld operator

Dreamworld operator Ardent Leisure Group has revealed another net loss as costs from the 2016 Thunder River Rapids tragedy continue to drag on the company.

Hospitality workers to rally at Federal MP’s office

premium_icon Hospitality workers to rally at Federal MP’s office

Brisbane hospitality workers and their union are set to rally outside of a Federal Member of Parliament’s office in protest of weekend penalty rate cuts.

New Mazda3 raising quality and the price

New Mazda3 raising quality and the price

Mazda goes premium with fourth-generation hatch, leaving budget buyers to find another option.

Sushi train franchise in Brisbane to be wound up

premium_icon Sushi train franchise in Brisbane to be wound up

A “Sushi Train” franchise restaurant in Brisbane’s south has closed its doors and is set to be wound-up by the millionaire owner of the parent company.

EXCLUSIVE: Ipswich company owes $500k to workers, taxman

premium_icon EXCLUSIVE: Ipswich company owes $500k to workers, taxman

The owner of the once-popular cafe admitted he made bookkeeping errors and apologised to his former staff.

Application lodged for 25mW solar farm near Innes Park

premium_icon Application lodged for 25mW solar farm near Innes Park

AN application for a solar farm near Innes Park is the latest in a long list of similar applications to come before Bundaberg Regional Council for assessment.

Farmers back call for independent inquiry into $10b project

premium_icon Farmers back call for independent inquiry into $10b project

THE Millmerran Rail Group has backed calls from the NSW Farmers Association for an independent inquiry into the controversial $10 billion Inland Rail project.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

Jobs on the line as company goes bust

premium_icon Jobs on the line as company goes bust

MORE than 150 jobs are at risk after an overseas company contracted to build engines for Australia’s new generation of armoured vehicles went bust.

State’s own expert says Adani process a ‘mess’

premium_icon State’s own expert says Adani process a ‘mess’

THE industry expert appointed by the Palaszczuk Government to spruik Queensland’s resources sector has described the Adani approval process as a “mess”.

Aussie dollar spikes on jobs figures

Aussie dollar spikes on jobs figures

Full-time employment rising was good news for the Australian dollar, which is a key indicator for the RBA’s decision on rates.

End of the road for classic car museum amid ATO dispute

premium_icon End of the road for classic car museum amid ATO dispute

What’s left of a $70 million privately-owned car collection featuring some of the world’s most exotic vehicles will go under the hammer.

Swing into a night of Madonna and disco balls

premium_icon Swing into a night of Madonna and disco balls

An '80s-themed pole dancing night is coming our way this month

Mine death: 'It's gutted them, devastated them'

premium_icon Mine death: 'It's gutted them, devastated them'

Collision between a grader and personnel carrier at Moranbah mine has had a ripple effect through the community. 'You go to work to work, not to die.'

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