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Mon 23 Apr 2018

Australia, your privacy has been breached

premium_icon Australia, your privacy has been breached

Our most sensitive health data has been leaked, revealing if we have had a sexually transmitted disease, HIV or an abortion ... or if we used a prostitute.

Massive US Marines deployment headed to CQ

premium_icon Massive US Marines deployment headed to CQ

Hundreds of United States Marines will march into North and Central Queensland as part of their largest deployment to Australia.

Tyre recycling factory in talks with Toowoomba council

premium_icon Tyre recycling factory in talks with Toowoomba council

TOOWOOMBA could soon be home to a new recycling facility that would turn more than 650,000 vehicle tyres into eight million litres of oil every year.

LifeFlight's new tech make flying emergency departments

LifeFlight's new tech make flying emergency departments

RACQ Lifeflight's new $20 million rescue helicopters will basically be flying emergency departments, according to the service's chief medical officer.

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Coast's $450 million waterpark goes glamping

Coast's $450 million waterpark goes glamping

THE company behind the Sunshine Coast's new $450 million waterpark has announced plans for a leisure park as part of the 25ha develoment on Steve Irwin Way.

From less than $10 an hour to millionaire

From less than $10 an hour to millionaire

A REAL-life “Slumdog Millionaire” now owns a multimillion-dollar company after leaving India with just $AU1000 to his name.

City drivers travel to Warwick for country service

City drivers travel to Warwick for country service

ROSE City car dealership named second best in Australia for service excellence.

GAMBLE BACKFIRES: Tobacco company’s $4.5 billion fail

GAMBLE BACKFIRES: Tobacco company’s $4.5 billion fail

ONE of the world’s biggest tobacco companies took a gamble on four new alternatives to cigarettes. But it appears to have backfired.

Sunshine Coast solar farm wins national award

Sunshine Coast solar farm wins national award

THE Sunshine Coast Solar Farm continues to attract widespread recognition, taking a win at the Local Government Managers Australia excellence awards.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

One in five Aussies have no cash savings to fall back on

One in five Aussies have no cash savings to fall back on

FINANCIALLY-challenged Australians are cutting it fine with their finances and leaving themselves with no buffer if something goes wrong.

Auto sector a big driver

Auto sector a big driver

It's good news for Aussie blue-collar workers

Coles recalls chocolate products

Coles recalls chocolate products

COLES chocolate blocks marketed to vegans have been recalled after it was today discovered they contained an undeclared dairy allergen.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Woman cleared of sacking ‘no’ voter

Woman cleared of sacking ‘no’ voter

A CANBERRA business owner who sacked a contractor for posting “It’s OK to vote No” on Facebook has been cleared.

Five worst revelations from Banking Royal Commission

Five worst revelations from Banking Royal Commission

THE shocking behaviour of Australia’s banks has been dragged into the spotlight. Here’s what we know so far.

Guardian angel: Man wins Powerball off late dad’s numbers

Guardian angel: Man wins Powerball off late dad’s numbers

A SYDNEY man’s father made him promise to keep using his lottery numbers after he passed away. Last night, they paid off.

Panasonic Lumix GX9 shooter well packed for travel

Panasonic Lumix GX9 shooter well packed for travel

FOR such a small camera, Panasonic's Lumix GX9 packs an awful lot of features in.

How we all pay for our dodgy banks

How we all pay for our dodgy banks

IF you think the appalling behaviour of banks doesn’t affect you, you’d be wrong. We are all going to feel the pain.

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

Centrelink goes after Aussies with welfare debts

THE government is cracking down on welfare cheats, giving Australians one month to start paying back the $900m debt or risk copping interest charges.

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

JOBS DYING OUT: The careers you are better off avoiding

If you're banking on a good career in mining or retail over the next decade, think again. These are the industries where there will be a jobs boom by 2024.

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