Local Business News

Fri 22 Feb 2019

Windscreen repairer goes above and beyond to help ill woman

premium_icon Windscreen repairer goes above and beyond to help ill woman

PETER Barb says anyone would have reacted the same way when he helped a woman who was suffering symptoms similar to that of a heart attack.

Thu 21 Feb 2019

SNEAK PEEK: Take a look inside the revamped Kmart Gladstone

premium_icon SNEAK PEEK: Take a look inside the revamped Kmart Gladstone

The Observer has been given early access to see how the store has changed during its latest renovation.

Worker killed, four others injured in Moranbah mine incident

premium_icon Worker killed, four others injured in Moranbah mine incident

UPDATE: A Mines Inspectorate investigation is now underway after the incident involving a grader and a personnel carrier carrying 10 people.

Labor shafts itself on coal mine conundrum

premium_icon Labor shafts itself on coal mine conundrum

Labor’s federal leadership has attacked Adani’s promised employment opportunities as “fake jobs” as Queensland MPs split on the mega coal mine.

Future of LNG industry in jeopardy

premium_icon Future of LNG industry in jeopardy

Up to a third of Queensland’s $84 billion LNG industry could be shutdown within a decade due to a gas shortage, according to a new report.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

What coal-bashing MP meant to say

premium_icon What coal-bashing MP meant to say

The federal Labor frontbencher who caused trouble by saying the collapse of global coal markets was a good thing has backed down.

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