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Tue 18 Feb 2020

US Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy

US Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy

The Boy Scouts of America have filed for bankruptcy protection in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan for sex abuse victims.

TIME TO BUY: 39 businesses for sale in the southwest

premium_icon TIME TO BUY: 39 businesses for sale in the southwest

Fancy yourself as a future business owner? Check out this selection of shops, motels, pubs and more available in the southwest.

Pub empire family’s mega-fortune revealed

premium_icon Pub empire family’s mega-fortune revealed

One of Queensland’s richest families has revealed the size of their fortune as part of a court bid to ensure the vast hotel empire is not broken up.

INQUEST: CFMMEU lawyer probes investigation process

premium_icon INQUEST: CFMMEU lawyer probes investigation process

A father of two died within minutes when he inhaled lethal air after being sent to work on a gas sensor in a CQ mine

Holden’s open letter to Australians

Holden’s open letter to Australians

The last chairman of the iconic car brand has penned an open letter thanking Australia — but letting go of Holden isn’t going to be easy.

Ford makes call on Aussie future

Ford makes call on Aussie future

Following General Motor’s announcement it will ‘retire’ the Holden brand, Ford has announced its future plans for Australia.

Rare buy with 30-year-old business up for sale

premium_icon Rare buy with 30-year-old business up for sale

THE much-loved business is up for sale and boasts 50-60 account holders for the prospective business owners to snap up.

New technology means you'll never charge your phone again

New technology means you'll never charge your phone again

A new generator that creates electricity “out of thin air” could eliminate the need for a charger – and that’s just the beginning of benefits.

Hefty figure you need for a comfortable retirement

premium_icon Hefty figure you need for a comfortable retirement

A rise in the cost of living means Australians now need bigger nest egg to make it through retirement. Here’s how you can ensure you have enough money.

Holden pain won’t end for Queensland owners

premium_icon Holden pain won’t end for Queensland owners

Queensland Holden drivers with leased vehicles may end up owing money to finance companies even after they sell their cars at the end of their contracts.

Coles’ $20m bill for underpaying staff

Coles’ $20m bill for underpaying staff

The supermarket giant has joined a long list of Australian companies to reveal massive payment issues in its workforce.

Numbers spell big trouble for building industry

premium_icon Numbers spell big trouble for building industry

New data has revealed the massive hit the building industry has taken in the past year as well as the number of jobs lost.

Holden’s greatest TV ads of all time

premium_icon Holden’s greatest TV ads of all time

Holden has announced it is leaving Australia for good by the end of the year, but the Lion brand has given us some terrific memories during the past 72 years.

Supervisor allegedly skipped key safety aspects

premium_icon Supervisor allegedly skipped key safety aspects

One company and three men have been charged over the death of Connor Milne at a CQ quarry.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Going to see sport will never be the same

Going to see sport will never be the same

Advancements in technology will soon mean you watch your favourite game at a “smart stadium”. Here’s what you can expect to see.

‘I am angry’: PM slams Holden exit after $2b handout

‘I am angry’: PM slams Holden exit after $2b handout

A “disappointed” Scott Morrison has lashed out at General Motors for letting its Aussie brand “wither away” after taxpayer handouts.

Brutal advice from man with 20 homes

Brutal advice from man with 20 homes

A 28-year-old with 20 homes, acquired while working as a bartender and fast food cashier, says first home buyers have the wrong approach.

Angels’ new social enterprise is a food cart with heart

premium_icon Angels’ new social enterprise is a food cart with heart

Angels Community Group always seems to have something new in the works and this time it is a social enterprise.

Eclectic business to hold closing down sale after 14 years

premium_icon Eclectic business to hold closing down sale after 14 years

The store’s now holding a huge closing down sale

Huge clues behind Holden bombshell

Huge clues behind Holden bombshell

It’s as Aussie as Vegemite and backyard cricket, but the iconic brand’s 160-year history will soon come to an end. Here’s what really killed it off.

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