Business

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Sinister truth behind Fortnite craze

Sinister truth behind Fortnite craze

FORTNITE has taken the world by storm. But it turns out the insanely popular game is hiding a disturbing — and illegal — secret.

BHP accused of $300m royalty rip-off

BHP accused of $300m royalty rip-off

MINING giant BHP is being accused of ripping off taxpayers with claims it understated its prices to reduce the royalties it had to pay.

Volunteers needed to make 'human sign' for climate action

premium_icon Volunteers needed to make 'human sign' for climate action

Concerned residents will come together to form a 'human sign' next weekend to sent a message to all politicians about the importance of climate action.

Ex-RFG CEO’s latest business venture

premium_icon Ex-RFG CEO’s latest business venture

The rather private former CEO of the scrambling Retail Food Group, has slipped out of his shell to be involved in what might be a ‘cracking’ new venture.

Former Meter Maids boss in $400,000 defamation claim

premium_icon Former Meter Maids boss in $400,000 defamation claim

Former Meter Maids boss Michael Yarwood is facing a damages claim for more than $400,000 in the latest shots in the messy Will the Wrecker dispute.

Fortune fleeced from superannuation victims

premium_icon Fortune fleeced from superannuation victims

MILLIONS of dollars in transfers are being scrutinised and a financial adviser has been banned from the industry for 25 years.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Sweetest thing in office should be you: Study

Sweetest thing in office should be you: Study

If businesses want to get the most out of its employees and increase workplace satisfaction, sugar should be outlawed — at least according to a new study.

Dial up a new set of wheels

Dial up a new set of wheels

JANUARY can be a good time to buy big-ticket items and new technologies in Australia and offshore are making the process faster, simpler and often cheaper.

Coast's biggest green project will soon be ready to go

premium_icon Coast's biggest green project will soon be ready to go

The power will soon be switched on for one of the Fraser Coast's biggest green projects ever realised

Allergic reaction leads to international champagne career

premium_icon Allergic reaction leads to international champagne career

Rebecca has written for Emirates and Qantas magazines and learned sabrage - the art of opening a wine bottle off with a sabre.

Digital-only banks now available in Australia

Digital-only banks now available in Australia

DIGITAL-only banks are creeping into the banking space and giving customers more choice on who they do transactions with. Find out what they can offer you.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Scary illness led to million-dollar idea

Scary illness led to million-dollar idea

Christy Laurence was on the fast-track to success in the corporate world when a frightening brain injury stopped her in her tracks.

Innes Park estate gets green light in deemed approval

premium_icon Innes Park estate gets green light in deemed approval

AN INNES Park development that will see vacant land turned into a residential subdivision has been given the green light.

The lotto curse could be enough to put you off entering

The lotto curse could be enough to put you off entering

A Sydney woman has just scooped $107 million in Australia’s biggest Powerball prize. But is she really lucky?

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Rich-lister Maha adds millions to his fortune in one year

premium_icon Rich-lister Maha adds millions to his fortune in one year

Sinnathamby joins another Ipswich property owner on the Forbes' Aussie Rich List.

Federal Court fines Aussie motor repair giant $2.6m

premium_icon Federal Court fines Aussie motor repair giant $2.6m

MOTOR repair giant slammed with a $2.6m fine after it was found to have engaged in deceptive conduct.

Musk slammed on Sydney tunnel quote

Musk slammed on Sydney tunnel quote

Elon Musk says he can build a traffic busting tunnel under Sydney for a billion dollars — and a NSW MP is calling it a game-changer.

Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

Profits wobble: Is Kmart’s golden run over?

It’s been adored by customers and loved by shareholders but Kmart is one of a number of big-name retailers that are starting to look decidedly shaky.

FIRST DRIVE: Kia brandishes two new sporting heroes

FIRST DRIVE: Kia brandishes two new sporting heroes

The Kia Cerato GT is challenging in the "warm hatch” market, while the Picanto GT is aimed at the inner city for those with a need for speed.

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