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Fri 18 Oct 2019

Win for medical marijuana firm

premium_icon Win for medical marijuana firm

A medical marijuana outfit has cleared some of the last regulatory hurdles ahead of starting production at two Queensland facilities, including one at Southport

‘We’re sorry’: CBA blames mass outage on IT bungle

premium_icon ‘We’re sorry’: CBA blames mass outage on IT bungle

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has apologised for a major systems outage that left customers out of pocket and forced some branches to close

Shark Tank idea turns into $6m empire

Shark Tank idea turns into $6m empire

Tom Maclean’s Aussie version of this Italian classic scored $130,000 on Shark Tank. Today his idea is worth $6 million

Staff, suppliers owed $1.3m as 4WD company liquidates

premium_icon Staff, suppliers owed $1.3m as 4WD company liquidates

The director of an off-road vehicle manufacturing business is closing, leaving more than 60 creditors out of pocket.

Brisbane hotel named Queensland’s best

premium_icon Brisbane hotel named Queensland’s best

A pub run by the same family for the past 60 years has been named Queensland’s Hotel of the Year - and that's not the only title it picked up.

Facebook’s big free speech fail

Facebook’s big free speech fail

The Facebook CEO loves free speech and expression, so long as it isn’t used to ask him questions that haven’t been approved ahead of time

Adani seals vital $100m contract in major milestone

premium_icon Adani seals vital $100m contract in major milestone

Controversial miner Adani has reached a major new milestone for the Carmichael coal project, awarding a $100 million contract to construct its railway.

Another Rookwood Weir contract up for grabs

premium_icon Another Rookwood Weir contract up for grabs

New tender package now available for road upgrade to support Rookwood Weir project.

‘Entry-level’ tradies earning $110k a year

‘Entry-level’ tradies earning $110k a year

Shock figures have revealed young labourers working on a Melbourne project are earning “six-figure salaries” — with zero overtime.

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Aussie woman making $208k a month

Aussie woman making $208k a month

As everyday Australians struggle with stagnant wage growth, the Australia Post boss and other civil servant elites take home eye-watering salaries.

Bizarre reasons we don’t file our tax returns

premium_icon Bizarre reasons we don’t file our tax returns

It’s no longer a case of the dog ate my homework, it’s now a case of the mouse ate my tax receipts.

CommBank’s day from hell amid outage chaos

premium_icon CommBank’s day from hell amid outage chaos

The Commonwealth Bank has had a day they’d rather forget after a tech glitch affected thousands of customers.

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Thu 17 Oct 2019

Woolies’ surprising new bag move

Woolies’ surprising new bag move

Supermarket giant Woolworths is dividing shoppers after quietly launching a trial of old-school paper bags — at select stores only.

FOR SALE: Major Toowoomba shopping centre hits market

premium_icon FOR SALE: Major Toowoomba shopping centre hits market

A MASSIVE shopping centre in Toowoomba has hit the market, just three years after it was bought for a rumoured $190 million.

Toowoomba business owner devastated after online hack

premium_icon Toowoomba business owner devastated after online hack

A TOOWOOMBA woman has been left devastated after her main business platform was hacked.

Gympie company that went bust owing $8m to be 'laid bare'

premium_icon Gympie company that went bust owing $8m to be 'laid bare'

United Project Partners Pty Ltd, part of the United Group, was a Gympie-based project manager and funder of property developments across Toowoomba and Gympie.

Nightclub’s founder goes bust owing $100k

premium_icon Nightclub’s founder goes bust owing $100k

The company behind the renowned nightclub located in one of Queensland’s most prominent tourism regions is in debt to more than a dozen creditors.

Labor will back trio of free trade deals

Labor will back trio of free trade deals

The federal Labor caucus has voted to back free trade deals struck with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru but the move has angered unions.

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