Business

Wed 20 Nov 2019

NAB, MLC to pay $49.5m to customers after class action

premium_icon NAB, MLC to pay $49.5m to customers after class action

NAB and its former wealth arm MLC have agreed to pay $49.5 million to customers wrongly sold junk insurance on credit cards and personal loans.

Popular Aussie pizza chain collapses

Popular Aussie pizza chain collapses

A NATIONAL restaurant institution has called in administrators with some staff told several locations will not open its doors again.

‘Heartbreaking’ fall of $50m Aussie icon

‘Heartbreaking’ fall of $50m Aussie icon

Julie Stevanja quit her “dream job” to become the stylish face of a multimillion-dollar fashion empire. But last month, it almost fell apart.

More stability for migrants in CQ

More stability for migrants in CQ

New skilled visas to encourage migration to Flynn

Company offers materials to help bushfire victims rebuild

Company offers materials to help bushfire victims rebuild

Some 200 homes have been destroyed by fire in NSW and QLD.

New heat rule could ruin industry

premium_icon New heat rule could ruin industry

Proposed “minimum conditions” forcing construction workers to down tools when the mercury hits 28C would mean the death of the building industry in some parts.

New warning for Twitter users

New warning for Twitter users

Twitter users will no longer see political advertising, but it’s now only warning users about something posing a greater threat to democracy.

Coal emissions to be recycled in beer

premium_icon Coal emissions to be recycled in beer

An ambitious Australian-first project to reduce carbon emissions could lead to recycled carbon dioxide being used in beer and soft drinks. This is how it works.

Petition launches calling for Weis to be saved

premium_icon Petition launches calling for Weis to be saved

A PETITION has launched on Change.org calling on Unilever to reverse its decision to close Toowoomba’s Weis factory.

The highest paid tradies revealed

premium_icon The highest paid tradies revealed

Tradies are raking in the big bucks and pocketing significantly more than the average Australian salary, new data reveals.

SCU professor witnesses 'world's biggest orgasm'

premium_icon SCU professor witnesses 'world's biggest orgasm'

THE ground-breaking science project aims to regenerate a national treasure.

Shocking figures show true cost of drought

premium_icon Shocking figures show true cost of drought

The full cost of the drought gripping much of Queensland has been revealed, with hundreds of millions of dollars set to be wiped from farm gate production values.

Scott Morrison’s $3.8 billion shift to kickstart jobs

Scott Morrison’s $3.8 billion shift to kickstart jobs

For months, the Prime Minister has resisted calls for his government to do more to boost Australia’s economy. That’s about to change.

Foreign investor buys Coast shopping village for $2m

premium_icon Foreign investor buys Coast shopping village for $2m

The shopping village has been purchased by a foreign investor

Tue 19 Nov 2019

CFMEU to monitor CQ mine after evacuation

premium_icon CFMEU to monitor CQ mine after evacuation

Anglo American reassures safety of workers company’s first priority

$18.4m lotto winner now ‘skint’

$18.4m lotto winner now ‘skint’

Michael Carroll was a young garbage man when he first hit the jackpot. But he blew the lot and now works seven days a week to survive.

End of an era as 20-year-old iconic trucking business folds

premium_icon End of an era as 20-year-old iconic trucking business folds

The Hi-way 1 business once spanned nine shops in Queensland but now its last outlet is closing down.

2020: Leaders share their visions of the region’s future

premium_icon 2020: Leaders share their visions of the region’s future

Leaders and experts across the Central Highlands share their visions for the new year.

CBA ordered to pay customers $12m

CBA ordered to pay customers $12m

About 30,000 life insurance customers will be refunded by the end of the year after the major lender pleaded guilty to criminal charges this morning.

Home lending up by 52 per cent

Home lending up by 52 per cent

Home lending surges 52 per cent in just four months – with more to come off as the Reserve Bank indicates it’s ready to cut rates again.

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