Union says precedent set with port workers fired by text

HUTCHINSON Ports Australia laid off almost 100 port workers via a text message sent just before midnight on Friday.

Hutchinson operates the Brisbane Container Terminals.

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A representative from the Maritime Union Australia said while Gladstone workers would not be affected, the move would set a significant precedent.



Thumbs up for Gladstone Show date change

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Gladstone Show Society hopeful of larger crowds with new dates.

Rail trail group finds positives from council call

premium_icon Rail trail group finds positives from council call

North Burnett council meets to discuss its end of the rail corridor.

Industry and technology merge for region-wide competition

premium_icon Industry and technology merge for region-wide competition

Students from 12 schools as far as Miriam Vale will take part.