Business

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Homewares group in administration owing $1m

premium_icon Homewares group in administration owing $1m

A hHOMEWARES store with outposts across southeast Queensland has closed its doors, leaving employees without jobs and debts “in excess of $1 million”.

$40k fine for ignoring fair work order

premium_icon $40k fine for ignoring fair work order

A COMPANY and its director have been hit with fines for failing to compensate a worker who was found to have been unfairly dismissed.

Class action to be launched against collapsed Rebl Corp

premium_icon Class action to be launched against collapsed Rebl Corp

A class-action is set to be launched for victims caught up in the collapse of Sunshine Coast business Rebl Corp.

Adani pays fine for environmental breach

premium_icon Adani pays fine for environmental breach

ADANI has paid off a fine for breaching its environmental licence at the Abbot Point coal terminal during the February flood catastrophe.

ACCC warns: Don't buy from Viagogo

premium_icon ACCC warns: Don't buy from Viagogo

A MAJOR ticket reseller site tricked buyers into thinking event tickets were about to sell out when there were plenty still available.

Genesis Australia boss’ shock departure

Genesis Australia boss’ shock departure

Hyundai’s luxury offshoot, Genesis, is about to launch in Australia as a standalone brand but it will be without its long-time local boss.

New mine to keep Bowen Basin alive

premium_icon New mine to keep Bowen Basin alive

Whitehaven mine to keep the Bowen Basin mining going into the future

Would you build a home with these bricks?

premium_icon Would you build a home with these bricks?

Lucrative deal for building materials through the natural gas sector.

Stressed at work? Blame the boss, then yourself

premium_icon Stressed at work? Blame the boss, then yourself

IF you’re stressed at work, you could probably blame your boss – and then yourself for not learning the art of saying one word enough.

Users report global Gmail outages

Users report global Gmail outages

Users in the US, UK, India, Singapore, Europe and Australia have reported issues using Gmail.

Nine easy ways to make money

Nine easy ways to make money

You could have a goldmine sitting in your pocket, according to an expert who has revealed nine ways to make money doing “as little as possible”.

Honey I shrunk the SUV: New baby Hyundai

Honey I shrunk the SUV: New baby Hyundai

There’s a new kid in town, as Hyundai unveils a baby SUV that’s smaller than most, with a price tag to match.

Fed-up town refusing to serve activists

premium_icon Fed-up town refusing to serve activists

TOUGH-NUT locals will refuse to serve activists in their pubs and cafes as their tiny town becomes ground zero for hundreds of anti-Adani protesters

New Bowen Basin coal mine to bring almost 1000 jobs

premium_icon New Bowen Basin coal mine to bring almost 1000 jobs

The $1 billion project is banned from employing 100 per cent fly-in-fly-out workforces.

Give us the real story on the Galilee Basin

premium_icon Give us the real story on the Galilee Basin

How we save the future of communities across CQ. We ask our pollies to pledge their support for the Galilee.

RT Edwards: Farewell to a beloved retail icon

premium_icon RT Edwards: Farewell to a beloved retail icon

RT's has seen it all, but sadly the doors will close on June 30.

New business owner's big plans

premium_icon New business owner's big plans

Cold Rock Airlie Beach is the 'baby' of the renowned franchise.

The Adani jobs up for grabs

premium_icon The Adani jobs up for grabs

With more than 18,000 people registering to work at Adani’s Carmichael mine, the jobs the project will need from day one have been revealed.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

MG goes upmarket with SUV and Great Wall gets adventurous

MG goes upmarket with SUV and Great Wall gets adventurous

Chinese car brands have slowly established a foothold in Australia. The big players are aiming next-gen utes and SUVs here.

The uncertain future of miners with black lung

premium_icon The uncertain future of miners with black lung

'When they diagnosed it, as soon as I found out ... I wasn't allowed back on the mine site.'

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