$70b opportunity to make us $3000 a year better off

AUSTRALIANS could be $3000 a year better of if our business leaders tapped into a $70 billion opportunity identified by a new report.

Father willing to do anything to work

DESPERATE: Maryborough concreter Andrew Roberts is searching for a job ... any job. He is pictured here with April, Isabella and partner Jaime-Lee Henningsen.

Andrew Roberts is just one example of the Fraser Coast's crisis

Promise of 250 jobs from Mackay region project

Bakers Creek - Corner of Cook Lane and Main Street.

Developer has promised 250 construction jobs, $316M in activity

Virtual reality used to engage unemployed young people

National Job Link uses virtual reality about working in the real world to engage young people unemployed or disassociated from school.

"If you can build their confidence, they can do anything,”

EXCLUSIVE: Charleville set to get abattoir in 2017

John Burey plans to convert his kangaroo meatwork facility to slaughter cattle.

Charleville's Kangaroo works are set to reopen in 2017.

The fact your boss should know about you but doesn't...

A study has established something interesting about Aussie workers

Could this be the best job in the world?

St Bees Island managing director Phil Webb.

THE only rule: don't stand too long under coconut trees.

Woolworths job cuts: The man behind the 'rebuild'

Business

Brad Banducci has big job ahead of him after $1 billion loss

12 places in Toowoomba you can get a job right now

Sunshine Coast cabinetmaker Todd Bull took out the Furniture Industry Association of Australia national design award for his unique and 'flawless' table.

Looking for a job? Here are 12 places hiring right now

Boss tells worker: Show me proof grandma died

"Show me proof grandma died."

GYMPIE REGIONAL COUNCIL Gympie Regional Council is currently recruiting for the following: * (GRC211) Grader Operator - Final Trim. For further details, including...

40% of vocational student loans will not be repaid: report

Toowoomba apprentice Sean Leonard has won the Third Year Apprentice category in the Australian Renault Apprentice of the Year awards.

Government student loans under a cloud

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

First Australian Joint Strike Fighter pilot starts training

An F-35 II Joint Strike Fighter prototype undergoes testing in America.

Australian JSF pilot to begin training on Monday

Master Builders admit to "pessimism" as economy struggles

Heat comes out of the Qld building industry

Rio Tinto gets $50,000 penalty for victimising worker

FINED: Rio Tinto's Hail Creek Mine. Photo Contributed

Judge has handed down a $50,000 penalty against Rio Tinto

Business owners 'need to lead by example'

DISPLAY HOME: Jack Dempsey, Jesse Zielke, Leanne Donaldson and visitors at the JRZ display home in Belle Eden Estate.

Company opens display home

New investor saves family-owned Toowoomba firm

Julian Lancaster-Smith from Quality Desserts wants to build a giant laminton in Toowoomba.  Photo:  Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

Investor saves family-owned business on the brink of closing down

Jobs in limbo as company goes into administration

Gladstone depot - McAleese transport has gone into voluntary administration. Photo Mike Richards / The Observer

Future unknown for Gladstone depot workers