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Wed 26 Feb 2020

Curious detail in old Qantas photo

Curious detail in old Qantas photo

Qantas has released its new in-flight safety video for the airline’s centenary year, but there’s one scene that may have you surprised.

Tigerair shuts Brisbane base, cuts flights in $99m crash

premium_icon Tigerair shuts Brisbane base, cuts flights in $99m crash

Tigerair’s fleet will be reduced and operations cut as Virgin Australia Group records a $99m loss.

Nine first-half profit slides 41%

Nine first-half profit slides 41%

Nine reported that its net profit dropped to $101.86 million but saw an improvement in its video streaming business.

Forensic probe into claims Qld coal samples forged

premium_icon Forensic probe into claims Qld coal samples forged

A FORENSIC investigation is under way into allegations an analysis of coal samples was amended to make the product look better quality than it was.

Subbie owed $200k slams councils after builder collapse

premium_icon Subbie owed $200k slams councils after builder collapse

A subcontractor owed $200,000 by a failed builder on three local government jobs has warned the councils involved will be held to account.

ASX to take a hit for third day straight

premium_icon ASX to take a hit for third day straight

Australian stocks are set to sink deeper into the red amid growing coronavirus fears.

CEO resignation: Mayor reveals issues raised a year ago

premium_icon CEO resignation: Mayor reveals issues raised a year ago

Mayor confirms issues raised about a year ago, which sparked an ongoing investigation “process”, in wake of ex-CEO’s resignation.

Tue 25 Feb 2020

Bank chasing disgraced nightclub baron for $4m

premium_icon Bank chasing disgraced nightclub baron for $4m

A former nightclub baron who was busted supplying cocaine to teenagers is being pursued by a major bank over a $4m loan.

Nokia 2.3: A responsible gift to make you look amazing

premium_icon Nokia 2.3: A responsible gift to make you look amazing

You should never gift a puppy, and your mother doesn’t need a Galaxy Ultra, the Nokia 2.3 looks cool, plays simple, and costs so little your teen can lose it.

New chance to stop pokies at shopping centre

premium_icon New chance to stop pokies at shopping centre

A rally failed, a petition failed, but now opponents hope the State Government will block pokies at a major shopping centre.

CBD restaurant allegedly paid waitresses just $12 an hour

premium_icon CBD restaurant allegedly paid waitresses just $12 an hour

A restaurant underpaid two staff members thousands of dollars, the Fair Work Ombudsman says, and allegedly tried to hide the time sheets from an inspector.

Boy's 'frothing' success from mad new fashion label

premium_icon Boy's 'frothing' success from mad new fashion label

A thought bubble hatched over school holidays has become a Sunshine Coast boy's fledgling business, which has struck a chord with customers.

Global oil company scraps Great Australian Bight drill bid

premium_icon Global oil company scraps Great Australian Bight drill bid

After years of work, another global oil company has pulled out of drilling in the Great Australian Bight, in a move welcomed as a victory for the environment.

New pay rise for hospitality workers may ‘wreak havoc’

premium_icon New pay rise for hospitality workers may ‘wreak havoc’

Bar, cafe and restaurant owners say they face fresh pressure to survive due to new wage rules coming to effect this Sunday courtesy of the Fair Work Commission

’Devastated’: Aussie’s $2400 flight nightmare

’Devastated’: Aussie’s $2400 flight nightmare

It was supposed to be her dream trip to Italy. But now, Fly365 customer Lauren Black could be left thousands out of pocket.

Funerals in consumer watchdog's sights

Funerals in consumer watchdog's sights

Funeral businesses and commercial construction companies have been singled out for scrutiny by Australia's consumer watchdog.

Full scope of Calombaris’ restaurant debt revealed

premium_icon Full scope of Calombaris’ restaurant debt revealed

George Calombaris’ empire collapse shook the food industry to its core. Now, the full financial damage has been revealed.

Xbox detail you really want to know

Xbox detail you really want to know

Microsoft has revealed the specs for its next generation gaming console, but the most important detail is yet to be announced.

Hundreds of travellers stranded as flight retailer collapses

premium_icon Hundreds of travellers stranded as flight retailer collapses

The shock collapse of a travel firm has left travellers grounded, with people urged to contact airlines and check their booking.

Unreliable tradie who gobbled up deposits faces court

premium_icon Unreliable tradie who gobbled up deposits faces court

‘He then basically told me to f*** off, threatened me with a law suit and told me to never contact him again.’

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