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Tue 17 Sep 2019

Insurance crisis stalls $100 million in projects

premium_icon Insurance crisis stalls $100 million in projects

CONSTRUCTION projects worth $100 million are in a holding pattern in Queensland as the fall out from a building disaster thousands of kilometres away hits home.

Southern Downs may welcome top-secret marijuana farm

premium_icon Southern Downs may welcome top-secret marijuana farm

MEDICAL marijuana will be grown in a top-secret southern Queensland location, with the Southern Downs reportedly a place of interest.

Cannabis manufacturer given extension on deadline

premium_icon Cannabis manufacturer given extension on deadline

THE company behind a $500 million, 71 hectare medicinal marijuana farm at Wellcamp has been granted more time to respond to a council information request.

Team’s brutal revenge on ‘abusive’ boss

Team’s brutal revenge on ‘abusive’ boss

The entire staff of a popular restaurant have had the last laugh after quitting en masse due to their workplace’s “toxic” conditions.

Push for law to jail bosses over worker deaths

premium_icon Push for law to jail bosses over worker deaths

Polling has revealed to just what extent Queenslanders want tougher industrial manslaughter legislation.

25yo gives herself $13k pay rise

25yo gives herself $13k pay rise

At Cecilia Manduca’s company, employees can set their own salary. She recently decided to increase her pay to $67,000 because “I’m worth it”.

Aussie boss making $459,000 a week

Aussie boss making $459,000 a week

The average full-time Aussie worker makes $1695 per week. But this man makes 270 times that thanks to our “culture of entitlement”.

Local cafe turns an extra shade of blue

premium_icon Local cafe turns an extra shade of blue

Kingaroy's Jamaica Blue's extended menu aims to promote creativity and self expression.

Disability support pay too low: experts

Disability support pay too low: experts

A new report says people on the disability support pension are paying more for basic living costs each week.

First modern container trains to roll down the range in 2020

premium_icon First modern container trains to roll down the range in 2020

A $100 million upgrade to the heritage train tunnels along the Great Dividing Range will open Southern Queensland to great export opportunities

Is this Queensland’s highest-paid CEO?

premium_icon Is this Queensland’s highest-paid CEO?

The CEO of a Queensland tech firm received an eye-popping $12.5 million in annual pay, according to a lobby group which has blasted the easy access.

Compo claim ‘nightmare’ for father

premium_icon Compo claim ‘nightmare’ for father

A mines worker who was poisoned on the job has revealed just how long it took to receive a payment from WorkCover.

Baby formula brawl follows $1.5bn bid

Baby formula brawl follows $1.5bn bid

Shoppers have been filmed in a brutal brawl over baby formula on the same day a Chinese company launched a $1.5 billion takeover bid for an Aussie brand.

$74b resources boom to bring 80,000 jobs

premium_icon $74b resources boom to bring 80,000 jobs

A $74 billion mini resources boom will generate 80,000 Queensland jobs if it’s handled correctly, a new report reveals.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

NEW BUSINESS: Massage therapy... for your dogs

premium_icon NEW BUSINESS: Massage therapy... for your dogs

IT'S not about pampering your pooch but also healing and injury prevention to help dogs in pain

Couple wins big for dedication to worker career development

premium_icon Couple wins big for dedication to worker career development

South Burnett's Astill's Electrical Services have taken out Medium Employer of the year.

Bond cleaning business embroiled in dust-up

premium_icon Bond cleaning business embroiled in dust-up

Police are investigating a former model, journalist and businesswoman amid claims she owes money to customers including a woman devastated in floods.

Mine debt revealed as employees wait on final pay

premium_icon Mine debt revealed as employees wait on final pay

Board was 'well advised', administrator of troubled mine says.

Hidden cameras catch banned builder at work

premium_icon Hidden cameras catch banned builder at work

Hidden cameras have been used to nab a banned contractor continuing to work without a licence.

What is the high commissioner to Tonga doing in the Burnett?

premium_icon What is the high commissioner to Tonga doing in the Burnett?

Seasonal workers have helped transform this town's economy. Citrus producer shares his story while hosting the high commissioner.

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