Business

Sat 20 Oct 2018

10 pubs for sale up north for your new life

10 pubs for sale up north for your new life

FROM the pub with no beer that inspired the famous Slim Dusty ditty, to popular Townsville CBD hot spots, here’s 10 pubs for sale around the region right now.

The most dangerous credit card mistake

The most dangerous credit card mistake

THE minimum repayments required on credit card balances can hit customers hard if they stick to paying as little as possible.

Deadbeat parents owe Aussie kids $1.57b

Deadbeat parents owe Aussie kids $1.57b

Deadbeat parents owe Aussie kids $1.57b. Could Sweden be the secret to ending our child support farce, writes SHERELE MOODY.

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Scammer made a 'terrible mistake', then asks for $6000

Scammer made a 'terrible mistake', then asks for $6000

A MAN saying he was from Telstra called a Northern Rivers woman, saying he wanted to reimburse her money.

Max Brenner’s lifeline falls through

Max Brenner’s lifeline falls through

THE future of chocolate store Max Brenner has been thrown back into chaos just hours after claims it had been “saved”.

‘Perfect storm’ to collapse capital city house prices by 20%

‘Perfect storm’ to collapse capital city house prices by 20%

HOUSE prices could fall by 20 per cent as a “perfect storm” of factors combine to create a negative feedback loop.

Deadly mad cow disease hits UK again

Deadly mad cow disease hits UK again

LIFE-threatening mad cow disease has re-emerged in the UK for the first time in years.

Happy little Vegemites: Shoppers get first taste of new nuts

Happy little Vegemites: Shoppers get first taste of new nuts

"You've got to try them once, and you'll fall in love.”

Dad’s desperate plea to Woolies

Dad’s desperate plea to Woolies

A DAD has penned a desperate letter to Woolworths begging the supermarket to reverse a recent controversial decision.

Holden launches Captiva replacement - the flagship Acadia

Holden launches Captiva replacement - the flagship Acadia

The bold, boxy Acadia seven-seater is Holden’s first fair-dinkum attempt at appealing to the masses.

Why The Reject Shop fell apart

Why The Reject Shop fell apart

WE ALL love a bargain, but now one of our biggest discount chains is facing an uphill battle to survive. How on earth did it all go wrong?

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Roger David goes into administration

Roger David goes into administration

ROGER David is in the hands of administrators after the menswear retailer collapsed due to international and online rivals.

How can we reverse our shocking unemployment rate?

How can we reverse our shocking unemployment rate?

It is important to prioritise funding to ensure infrastructure is built soon rather than later.

JM Kelly liquidation 'gravely concerning' for whole region

JM Kelly liquidation 'gravely concerning' for whole region

"The loss of any jobs and supply chain work will be felt deeply by our whole community."

Banned Aussie Ford Phase IV GT-HO Falcon to fetch $3M

Banned Aussie Ford Phase IV GT-HO Falcon to fetch $3M

One of only four “Phase IV” Falcon GT-HOs goes under the hammer this weekend, almost 50 years after politicians banned it from the road.

All aboard BIEDO bus to tackle region's economic future

All aboard BIEDO bus to tackle region's economic future

Business and industry representatives given big-picture view of Wide Bay Burnett at regional forum.

Queensland dairy farmer calls out drought relief milk

Queensland dairy farmer calls out drought relief milk

Too little too late: Coolabunia farmer believes supermarket drought relief milk doesn't cut it.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Saleyard expansion beefing up town's economy

Saleyard expansion beefing up town's economy

As stage one of project nears completion, owner reveals how upgrade of cattle yards can bring flow-on effects to whole community.

Most obscene Aussie CEO salaries revealed amid protest plans

Most obscene Aussie CEO salaries revealed amid protest plans

TOP TEN: OUR highest-paid CEO earns 435 times the average wage while everyday workers struggle to cope. Now a protest has been organised.

Nokia's war against bloatware

Nokia's war against bloatware

THE rollout of Android 9 Pie on the Nokia 7 plus has begun - a win against bloatware.

Newer Older