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Thu 13 Aug 2020

Former Virgin Blue bosses could thwart airline sale

Premium Content Former Virgin Blue bosses could thwart airline sale

Two Queenslanders are among a raft of well-known airline executives working to keep Virgin Australia in Aussie hands by stopping its sale to an American.

Manager accused of siphoning $10m from company

Premium Content Manager accused of siphoning $10m from company

Paul Montgomery has been bailed on charges of siphoning over $10 million from a machinery company during his time as commercial manager.

Legendary skateboarder reveals a little-known truth

Legendary skateboarder reveals a little-known truth

Tony Hawk is challenging the status quo and breaking with a decades-long tradition after lifting the lid on a little-known fact.

Tourism suffers (again) as Queenslanders cancel holidays

Premium Content Tourism suffers (again) as Queenslanders cancel holidays

THE hard border closure is having an impact on holiday park operators in Northern NSW.

LNP doubles down on 10-year royalty freeze

Premium Content LNP doubles down on 10-year royalty freeze

Amendment filed to legislate a decade freeze on royalty rates to ‘unlock investment and create jobs’ in Queensland.

Disturbing cruelty claims for Warwick egg farm

Premium Content Disturbing cruelty claims for Warwick egg farm

SHOCKING FOOTAGE: PETA accuses local farm of animal cruelty following whistleblower allegations.

Flight Centre boss’s new demands after $475m loss

Premium Content Flight Centre boss’s new demands after $475m loss

Queensland travel giant Flight Centre has revealed the eye-watering amount it has refunded Aussie customers as its CEO calls for a plan to live with COVID-19.

Mines warned before ‘unannounced’ safety visits

Premium Content Mines warned before ‘unannounced’ safety visits

‘Mostly we would get to know maybe two days, three days prior’

Worker camp court case linked to ghost town fears

Premium Content Worker camp court case linked to ghost town fears

A proposal to almost double the size of a Bowen Basin worker camp is now before court after it was rejected amid fears for one town's viability.

REVEALED: Every Qld business gone bust in 2020

Premium Content REVEALED: Every Qld business gone bust in 2020

Read the full list of Queensland companies that have gone to the wall in 2020, as experts warn ‘zombie businesses’ propped up by lenient regulations are dragging...

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Expanding salon chain targets sacked airline staff

Premium Content Expanding salon chain targets sacked airline staff

The scores of flight crew out of a job due to the collapse in the airline sector could be greeting you at your next hair appointment.

Why CBA might just be the world’s most profitable bank

Premium Content Why CBA might just be the world’s most profitable bank

Right now Australia’s Commonwealth Bank is quite probably the most profitable big bank in the entire world. Terry McCrann explains why.

Dad uses very young son to video underneath teen’s skirt

Premium Content Dad uses very young son to video underneath teen’s skirt

A father, observed using his three-year-old son as a “ruse” to get closer to a teenager who he later inappropriately videoed has avoided a prison sentence.

‘Beyond a fire sale’: Pizza stores sold for staggering price

Premium Content ‘Beyond a fire sale’: Pizza stores sold for staggering price

Despite its whopping $19 million debt, the remaining Criniti’s stores have sold for a staggeringly low price.

ATO to crack down on early super rorters

ATO to crack down on early super rorters

The Australian Taxation Office has warned people who rort the early release of super for tax benefits will be met with harsh fines.

Stokehouse falls victim to coronavirus

Premium Content Stokehouse falls victim to coronavirus

A high-end restaurant with one of the best views in Brisbane will not re-open after an extended COVID shutdown.

Nudist retreat takes next step towards compliance

Premium Content Nudist retreat takes next step towards compliance

Capricorn Coast tourist operators lodge their nude plan application with the local council.

OH BABY: Patience the key for turning newborns to art

Premium Content OH BABY: Patience the key for turning newborns to art

It’s not all big smiles and cuddly cuties, but local photographer said there’s one big secret to great baby photos.

Much-loved food retailer returns after shock closure

Premium Content Much-loved food retailer returns after shock closure

A staple of dining culture that shocked locals when it closed its doors after 12 years is back in business. But it’s in an entirely different location.

Restaurateur fined $40k over botched bookkeeping

Premium Content Restaurateur fined $40k over botched bookkeeping

A restaurateur previously linked to top venues has been fined $40,000 for signing off on botched bookkeeping, which short-changed the tax office about $90,000.

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