Business

Sat 17 Nov 2018

GKI investors have Rockhampton and Yeppoon in their sights

premium_icon GKI investors have Rockhampton and Yeppoon in their sights

Wei family keen to see the process completed and in their hands so they can move forward and call for tenders for the major contractor.

Why schoolies are toning it down

premium_icon Why schoolies are toning it down

SCHOOLIE behaviour has changed from hard drinking to more restrained revelry, and organisers of the safety response think they know why.

Mackay sugar industry welcomes action on India

premium_icon Mackay sugar industry welcomes action on India

MACKAY'S sugar industry has welcomed a move to take India to the WTO after it dumped large volumes of subsidised product onto the international market.

Niche dating apps help Aussies find perfect match

premium_icon Niche dating apps help Aussies find perfect match

Do opposites really attract? Not according to the wealth of niche dating apps helping find love by matching their special someone using the perfect algorithm.

This government scheme is worse than WorkChoices

premium_icon This government scheme is worse than WorkChoices

A plan to give small businesses which can’t get a bank loan access to cheap taxpayer-guaranteed money? If you didn’t laugh, you’d cry, writes Dennis Atkins.

Mr Luna Park just can’t stay away

premium_icon Mr Luna Park just can’t stay away

He knows every nut and bolt of the heritage-listed fun park, having numbered, dismantled, removed, refurbished and then rebuilt every ride twice.

Death of the old-fashioned family business

premium_icon Death of the old-fashioned family business

A FLURRY of recent closures by iconic Queensland family businesses have highlighted a disturbing trend that is costing the state its history and culture.

AGL to cut bills after Government threat

premium_icon AGL to cut bills after Government threat

ENERGY giant AGL has ­become the first power retailer to offer its customers automatic discounts after being threatened with a “big stick”.

Aussies to lose billions under changes to cash perk

premium_icon Aussies to lose billions under changes to cash perk

Investors reliant on share returns are set to have their cash refunds drastically slashed and it could push more people onto the aged pension.

Govt doesn’t sugarcoat warning to India

premium_icon Govt doesn’t sugarcoat warning to India

The Federal Government’s decision to take India to the World Trade Organisation should serve as a warning to others, Canegrowers Herbert River’s chairman says.

Award-winning island restaurant goes on the market

premium_icon Award-winning island restaurant goes on the market

The owners of a Magnetic Island institution have put their restaurant on the market, but they don’t have plans to move.

Investors cautioned against buying Great Keppel Island

premium_icon Investors cautioned against buying Great Keppel Island

"I thought with the wealth we have we could retire, we don't have to do anything, so why would we want to go to all this trouble.”

Ipswich defence industry turns QLD into the 'khaki state'

premium_icon Ipswich defence industry turns QLD into the 'khaki state'

A Boxer Combat Vehicle will roll off Rheinmetall's Redbank production line and into the hands of the Australian Army every three days.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

Supermarket closes its doors for good

premium_icon Supermarket closes its doors for good

Owners of a Coast supermarket have left a heartfelt last note to their customers after closing the door on five years of trade.

Indonesian mango export laws 'ridiculous': Coast retailer

premium_icon Indonesian mango export laws 'ridiculous': Coast retailer

Dan the Mango Man has slammed a new proposal which will see foreign fruit farmers take on Queensland farmers at their own game.

Workers to get two weeks DV leave

Workers to get two weeks DV leave

The New South Wales government has announced the change that will start next year.

Students prove business savvy in state competition victory

Students prove business savvy in state competition victory

The students from Toolooa State High School and Trinity College were awarded at Queensland Parliament House.

New degree makes cyber sense

New degree makes cyber sense

Graduates of Griffith University’s new Master of Cyber Security will take a key role in protecting Australia from the evolving threat of cyber crime.

Woman targeting shoppers with sick scam

Woman targeting shoppers with sick scam

Sydneysiders are being warned to watch out for a woman running a vile scam targeting kind hearted shoppers, with dozens having already fallen victim.

Danny's brave journey to find work at bowlo

premium_icon Danny's brave journey to find work at bowlo

LISMORE man Danny Campbell has defied discouraging odds around employment and proven himself as a great employee despite several setbacks.

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