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Mon 1 Jun 2020

Fate of iconic nightclub revealed

premium_icon Fate of iconic nightclub revealed

The popular club’s future became uncertain just after the coronavirus shutdown, when the landlord locked its operator out.

Debt doubles to $3.4m as battle over builder heats up

premium_icon Debt doubles to $3.4m as battle over builder heats up

Angry creditors are calling for an independent investigation into the collapse of a builder and for its administrator to be ousted as the company’s debt soars.

Australian military’s new war room to face any enemy

premium_icon Australian military’s new war room to face any enemy

Australia’s uncertain future has forced military chiefs to create a new task force to support civilian authorities in a national crisis. This is how it will work.

Grim warning as super scams skyrocket

Grim warning as super scams skyrocket

Australians have been urged to check their superannuation balances with $700,000 lost to “sophisticated” coronavirus scams.

PM’s new cash grant plan

PM’s new cash grant plan

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is planning to launch a new round of stimulus, this time involving new home builds and home renovations.

Kylie ‘furious’ at Kris over billionaire saga

Kylie ‘furious’ at Kris over billionaire saga

Following Forbes’ claims Kylie Jenner spun a “web of lies” around her billionaire status, reports now suggest the reality star is not speaking to her momager, Kris.

Mega suburb will inject $3.2B into Queensland economy

premium_icon Mega suburb will inject $3.2B into Queensland economy

More than $3.2 billion will be injected into the economy as a proposed suburb, which will house to up to 12,000 people, hits the green light on the project.

No thanks for lack of notice, Premier

premium_icon No thanks for lack of notice, Premier

Queensland hospitality and gym owners say the Palaszczuk Government has not thought through a lack of notice for reopening from noon today.

Shopper spots change at Woolies checkout

Shopper spots change at Woolies checkout

The supermarket has confirmed it’s trialling a new system for self-service after a surprised shopper took to social media to ask what was happening.

Senior miners join Qld safety board

premium_icon Senior miners join Qld safety board

The four miners have more than 70 years of experience combined.

2020 marks turning point for journalism

premium_icon 2020 marks turning point for journalism

It is easy to characterise that the impending closure of the print editions of many of News Corp Australia’s mastheads is a disaster for journalism, but doing so buries...

Checklist for a bigger tax refund

premium_icon Checklist for a bigger tax refund

Now is the time to examine your work-related costs, investments, superannuation and pension entitlements as June 30 rapidly approaches.

'Million Jobs Plan': Attracting new industry to Gladstone

premium_icon 'Million Jobs Plan': Attracting new industry to Gladstone

New ‘green’ industries could be attracted to Gladstone with the promise of cheap renewable power.

Are reef regulations ‘politically motivated’?

premium_icon Are reef regulations ‘politically motivated’?

Further regulation of farm practices, wielding a big stick against growers, is counter-productive

Central Highlands irrigation prices inflated, MP says

premium_icon Central Highlands irrigation prices inflated, MP says

Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar accused the State Government inflating water prices for irrigation farmers in the Nogoa Mackenzie water supply scheme.

Anxiety eases when living with electric powered car

Anxiety eases when living with electric powered car

The most affordable pure electric vehicle in Hyundai’s range breaks down the new technology’s barriers.

Politicians have united to keep a newspaper printing in CQ

premium_icon Politicians have united to keep a newspaper printing in CQ

Leaders find rare common ground in their desire to keep Central Queensland’s printing presses ticking over.

QLD OPEN: NQ pressure gets deal over line

premium_icon QLD OPEN: NQ pressure gets deal over line

QUEENSLANDERS will be allowed to take unlimited travel within the sunshine state and overnight stays from noon today.

Sun 31 May 2020

Early rush on super exceeds expectations

premium_icon Early rush on super exceeds expectations

The Federal Government has estimated $29 billion will be withdrawn by cash-strapped Aussies under the scheme with 1.8 million applications already approved.

Bill for Robodebt bungle likely to blow out beyond $720M

Bill for Robodebt bungle likely to blow out beyond $720M

The enormous bill for a failed and “legally insufficient” government program is likely to blow out to much more than the $720 million announced.

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