Local Business News

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Telstra to axe 8,000 jobs

Telstra to axe 8,000 jobs

TELSTRA is going to slash 8000 jobs from its workforce as part of a new strategy to “improve customer experience, simplify structure and cut costs”.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

'Short term pain, long term gain': City stayer to cash in

premium_icon 'Short term pain, long term gain': City stayer to cash in

It's been close to 40 years since alternative retailer Trotte Beck started business in Ipswich but owner Alexis Cornish still has grand plans for the future.

CBD redevelopment ready in time for Rheinmetall workers

CBD redevelopment ready in time for Rheinmetall workers

Mall expected to meet demands of influx of new workers from $5 million Rheinmetall contract in 2020

Laser focus sees business rebound after losing council work

premium_icon Laser focus sees business rebound after losing council work

"We went through a difficult time when Ipswich City Council dropped its buy local policy."

Mon 18 Jun 2018

Last laugh for Ipswich Cup's 'nit wit' as 20,000 celebrate

premium_icon Last laugh for Ipswich Cup's 'nit wit' as 20,000 celebrate

The race has come a long way since 2007, when it was made an 18+ event, and interstate media labelled the organiser 'the Ipswich nit-wit'.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Rise in craft beer fuelling home brew business

premium_icon Rise in craft beer fuelling home brew business

There's two sides to the popularity - the huge savings to be had and the fact you can make a better quality product than the mass produced beer."

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