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Thu 20 Sep 2018

Medical marijuana now under a cloud

premium_icon Medical marijuana now under a cloud

APPROVALS for the prescription of medicinal cannabis have topped 100 in Queensland, but a new study casts doubt over its effectiveness at managing pain.

WICET SAGA: Court tosses coal terminal a lifeline

premium_icon WICET SAGA: Court tosses coal terminal a lifeline

THE owners of Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal have received an eight-year respite on debt repayments, which some feared would lead to the facility's demise.

Holy guacamole! Avo farm could fetch $250m or more

premium_icon Holy guacamole! Avo farm could fetch $250m or more

HOLY guacamole! A local avocado farm is tipped to sell for more than $250 million after hitting the market only a week ago.

Game-changing 150MW power plant given green light

premium_icon Game-changing 150MW power plant given green light

AN INNOVATIVE new hybrid power plant from Toowoomba construction and technology giant FKG Group has been approved by the council.

Toowoomba's Heritage Bank reveals record profit

premium_icon Toowoomba's Heritage Bank reveals record profit

HERITAGE Bank has delivered a record after-tax net profit for 2017/18, while continuing to invest in evolving the business to meet customer demands

Lifestyles of the well-paid aged care bosses

premium_icon Lifestyles of the well-paid aged care bosses

THE bosses of the biggest six aged care companies pocket seven-figure salaries and churn through $2.17 billion in taxpayer funds a year.

'HOUSE OF CARDS’: Property gurus take on PM’s dire warning

'HOUSE OF CARDS’: Property gurus take on PM’s dire warning

THE PM says a bold property plan would “invite a housing market crash”. But some experts have accused him of blatant exaggeration.

Easy way to save $622 a year

Easy way to save $622 a year

THIS website has helped about 1600 people shave an average of $622 off their annual bills — and there’s only a slight catch.

Will house prices drop on the Northern Rivers?

premium_icon Will house prices drop on the Northern Rivers?

AS CITY home owners see values stall or fall, we take a close look at what we can expect in our local real estate market.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Linc stink: Court ruling sparks 'grave concern'

premium_icon Linc stink: Court ruling sparks 'grave concern'

Highest court refuses bid to make Linc's liquidators pay for Chinchilla mess

$30m lottery win yet to be collected

$30m lottery win yet to be collected

ONE lucky Aussie is walking around with a $30 million winning lotto ticket in their pocket — and their location has been narrowed down.

View from above: Dead strawberries forever

premium_icon View from above: Dead strawberries forever

THIS is the image of an industry in crisis – a mountain of discarded strawberries so enormous it took two days to create it. SEE DRONE FOOTAGE

Adani owns up to land-clearing report mistake

premium_icon Adani owns up to land-clearing report mistake

"If we make an error we will own it and address it."

CQ labour hire worker 'unfairly dismissed' from mine

CQ labour hire worker 'unfairly dismissed' from mine

Fair Work rules against WorkPac

‘Inviting a crash’: Ominous housing warning

‘Inviting a crash’: Ominous housing warning

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has warned a popular idea to fix the housing market could actually cause a catastrophic crash.

From office errand boy to leading Queensland lawyer

premium_icon From office errand boy to leading Queensland lawyer

Tributes for a respected member of Queensland's legal industry, who dedicated over 50 years to law in Rockhampton

CQ store emerges from the ashes following destructive blaze

premium_icon CQ store emerges from the ashes following destructive blaze

"There was no alternative for us, we couldn't just say 'let's pack it in'."

Shop owners who slept in store after theft bounce back

premium_icon Shop owners who slept in store after theft bounce back

The Platts coin and stamp shop is almost in mint condition again

Elon Musk’s scary rant tops off a bizarre week

Elon Musk’s scary rant tops off a bizarre week

BILLIONAIRE Elon Musk has made scary predictions for the future of life and his paranoid comments are just part of his manic week.

Be honest, we took farmers for granted

premium_icon Be honest, we took farmers for granted

The fragility of agriculture industries has been brutally exposed by the damage of the strawberry contamination saga.

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