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Fri 27 Nov 2020

Christmas busy for shoppers, busier for scammers

Premium Content Christmas busy for shoppers, busier for scammers

Online shopping is in full swing and here is how you can protect yourself this festive season.

4500 masks stockpiled for COVID cyclone season

Premium Content 4500 masks stockpiled for COVID cyclone season

Reduced shelter sizes and protective equipment prepared for the possibility of a pandemic disaster season

Best Black Friday deals revealed

Best Black Friday deals revealed

The Black Friday shopping event is here and retailers and brands are sharing some dazzling deals and discounts for tech and fashion.

QLD wine bonanza as sales soar

Premium Content QLD wine bonanza as sales soar

Wine lovers deliver ‘big shock’ to QLD wine producers in a pandemic silver lining, writes Kylie Lang.

Thu 26 Nov 2020

Telstra fined $50m over sales tactics

Telstra fined $50m over sales tactics

Telstra has been taken to court for aggressive selling tactics used against Indigenous communities in three states.

Young guns: Top 20 entrepreneurs under 40

Premium Content Young guns: Top 20 entrepreneurs under 40

Meet Queensland’s top 20 entrepreneurs aged under 40 who stared down the challenges of COVID-19 and won. FULL LIST

Disgraced rich-lister to learn fate over $350k investor scam

Premium Content Disgraced rich-lister to learn fate over $350k investor scam

Craig Gore will be sentenced today after he was found guilty of defrauding almost $350,000 from investors in a high-interest debentures scheme.

Body-building teacher convicted for supplements fraud

Premium Content Body-building teacher convicted for supplements fraud

A GYM junkie dad has been sentenced for defrauding a North Coast company and trying to cover his tracks when he worked as its general manager.

Bodybuilding champion’s incredible story of sacrifice

Premium Content Bodybuilding champion’s incredible story of sacrifice

Kaidan Homan sold his soul to achieve his ultimate goal. It nearly came at the cost of his sanity and relationship.

DRONE PHOTOS: Air Beats hailed a success

Premium Content DRONE PHOTOS: Air Beats hailed a success

Council budgeted $130,000 for Air Beats, in funds redirected from other events cancelled due to COVID.

Uber Eats boss calls for new rules to protect workers

Premium Content Uber Eats boss calls for new rules to protect workers

The boss of one of the world’s biggest food delivery services has called for new regulations for workers after the deaths of five riders in Australia.

Inside deserted villas at centre of $20.8m court settlement

Premium Content Inside deserted villas at centre of $20.8m court settlement

New photos reveal the state of the Clive Palmer’s Coolum resort after the businessman’s $20.8 million payout to settle a long-running court dispute.

Wed 25 Nov 2020

Deal could see power bills drop to zero

Deal could see power bills drop to zero

Cricket great Shane Warne has put his support behind a new electricity deal that could see people’s power bills drop to zero.

How to get your $250 by Christmas

How to get your $250 by Christmas

More than five million Aussies are set to receive a $250 handout in December, but the deadline to find out if you’re eligible is just a couple of days away.

MINE SHOCK: Mt Morgan project poised to restart

Premium Content MINE SHOCK: Mt Morgan project poised to restart

New technology has made it viable for Mount Morgan’s mine to reopen and it could be back in action sooner than you think.

‘Very frustrating’ reason why people aren’t taking up work

Premium Content ‘Very frustrating’ reason why people aren’t taking up work

Jobs are becoming available across as businesses rebuild from a challenging year, but lack of interest from those on subsidies is sparking frustration.

Booking frenzy! Border opening unleashes $600m holiday rush

Premium Content Booking frenzy! Border opening unleashes $600m holiday rush

A stampede of bookings from down south has created a tourism gold rush which is expected to pump more than $600m into the Queensland economy next month alone.

Miner sues for $750k for injury from lifting heavy buckets

Premium Content Miner sues for $750k for injury from lifting heavy buckets

He said he was moving 15 to 20 buckets, which were filled with galvanised bolts and weighed between 40kg to 70kg.

Clive’s settlement brings villa owners bittersweet relief

Premium Content Clive’s settlement brings villa owners bittersweet relief

From the highs of rubbing shoulders with Mick Jagger and Gerry Harvey to a hotel in turmoil, it's been a rollercoaster for villa owners at Clive Palmer’s resort.

Unlicensed builder denies hand in Coast development

Premium Content Unlicensed builder denies hand in Coast development

A Coast builder who lost his licence last year says he has not had a hand in a unit development, that he launched before his firm collapsed owing $1.8 million.

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