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Sun 11 Apr 2021

COLOUR POP: New hair care collection celebrates diversity

Premium Content COLOUR POP: New hair care collection celebrates diversity

The Goreng Goreng artist who grew up in Bundaberg has teamed up with a leading brand in hair care to deliver the limited edition collection

Sat 10 Apr 2021

Model’s move to make toothpaste ‘trendy’

Model’s move to make toothpaste ‘trendy’

She’s the daughter of Rich Listers, with her mum worth billions, and now she’s launched her own business in a bid to make oral care fashionable.

Duke of Edinburgh Award will continue to honour Prince Philip

Premium Content Duke of Edinburgh Award will continue to honour Prince...

Latest Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards presented on Friday as Prince Philip took his last breaths.

Ex-Hamilton Island staff: ‘Work 110 hours, get paid for 70’

Premium Content Ex-Hamilton Island staff: ‘Work 110 hours, get paid for 70’

Former Hamilton Island staff have made explosive claims about how pay issues - including many hours of unpaid overtime - stretch back years at the high-end resort.

Meet the fairy granting birthday wishes for Bundy kids

Premium Content Meet the fairy granting birthday wishes for Bundy kids

Shannon hopes to grow the local entertainment industry and create more activities for kids for enjoy with her new business

Fri 9 Apr 2021

Qld’s huge change for driver’s licences

Qld’s huge change for driver’s licences

Queensland is on the verge of making the modern change after motorists glowingly endorsed a recent trial.

Facebook and Instagram’s worldwide outage

Facebook and Instagram’s worldwide outage

Users of the world‘s biggest social media platforms were forced to take to Twitter to whinge about the sudden crash of Facebook and Instagram.

Funds fall as super savers hit by COVID

Premium Content Funds fall as super savers hit by COVID

Your superannuation fund may soon have a new name as more funds merge in response to falling member numbers and a push for consolidation.

Runway questions raised as Coast jets diverted to Brisbane

Premium Content Runway questions raised as Coast jets diverted to Brisbane

Low cloud brought on by a recent low which dumped heavy rainfall across the region caused several flights to be diverted from Sunshine Coast Airport this week.

Option to ditch licence in favour of phone app

Premium Content Option to ditch licence in favour of phone app

Digital licences could soon be rolled out across the state after regulation changes paving the way for Queenslanders to ditch their physical licences.

Great dunny hunt wants you to flush out best public toilets

Premium Content Great dunny hunt wants you to flush out best public toilets

A national campaign seeks to lift the lid on where the best dunnies are to inspire more people to hit the road with confidence.

BRIGHTEN UP: Upbeat news from around the region

Premium Content BRIGHTEN UP: Upbeat news from around the region

Bundaberg is full of good news stories and here are just some of the things that made us smile from across the region this week

Thu 8 Apr 2021

AMEX chasing small business market share

Premium Content AMEX chasing small business market share

American Express is ramping up its push into the small business market as the card company rolls out the ninth year of its Shop Small rewards program.

Authorities strip $120m building firm of its licence

Premium Content Authorities strip $120m building firm of its licence

The building watchdog has come down hard on a national construction firm it claims has been flouting financial laws.

Greensill boast about liquidity weeks before collapse

Premium Content Greensill boast about liquidity weeks before collapse

Lex Greensill was upbeat in a video to staff three weeks before the group collapsed into administration.

Canberra mulls Whyalla plan if Sanjeev Gupta falls

Premium Content Canberra mulls Whyalla plan if Sanjeev Gupta falls

Morrison government confirms it is working on a back-up plan to keep Sanjeev Gupta’s Whyalla steelworks afloat.

Westpac targeted over ’unlawful’ charges

Westpac targeted over ’unlawful’ charges

Westpac bank has been taken to court for allegedly charging hundreds of customers for a product they didn't sign up for.

Billionaire family warning: ‘Pay penalty rates we’re broke’

Premium Content Billionaire family warning: ‘Pay penalty rates we’re broke’

A Queensland resort that is a holiday playground for the nation’s rich and famous is facing claims some staff have worked hundreds of hours of unpaid overtime.

Berlei apologises for Indigenous artwork rip-off

Premium Content Berlei apologises for Indigenous artwork rip-off

Underwear brand Berlei has been forced to apologised for plugging Indigenous artwork by a non-Indigenous artist.

How to use savings if not buying a house

How to use savings if not buying a house

You don’t need to buy your forever home to grow your wealth. Here are some alternative ways to use your savings and make money.

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