Local Business News

Tue 6 Nov 2018

Awards glory for Ipswich businessman

premium_icon Awards glory for Ipswich businessman

THE Ipswich Business Excellence Awards ceremony proved a night to remember for Martin Sammut, who took out Business Person of the Year at the annual ceremony.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

Visa changes to bring flood of backpackers

premium_icon Visa changes to bring flood of backpackers

AS FARMS struggle to fill vital jobs, changes to the rules around working visas are expected to bring thousands more backpackers to Australia, for longer.

New state of the art 24-hour gym for Ipswich

premium_icon New state of the art 24-hour gym for Ipswich

It will make its grand debut just in time for those New Year's resolutions.

Sun 4 Nov 2018

3000 workers needed before Christmas

3000 workers needed before Christmas

Australia Post is gearing up for its biggest Christmas ever and aiming to recruit a record number of additional workers

Supervisor aims high for future positions

Supervisor aims high for future positions

Kim Hearn has put Rugby Farm on the Lockyer business map

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Another fuel, fast-food precinct approved for Ipswich

premium_icon Another fuel, fast-food precinct approved for Ipswich

A 7-11 service station, car wash and takeaway food hub will be constructed at another Ipswich location.

Dreamworld’s hopes ride on $17m attraction

Dreamworld’s hopes ride on $17m attraction

A $17 million virtual reality ride will spearhead Dreamworld’s efforts to win back visitors after the Thunder River Rapids tragedy.

The ‘real culprits’ in strawberry sabotage

premium_icon The ‘real culprits’ in strawberry sabotage

QUEENSLAND’S battered strawberry industry has pointed the finger at who it says is responsible for the needle sabotage crisis.

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Happy days as Ipswich's best burger joint turns one

premium_icon Happy days as Ipswich's best burger joint turns one

RUBY Chews is not only celebrating its one-year anniversary on Saturday, but its burgers are officially the best in Ipswich.

Work starts on grand plan for heritage-listed CBD building

premium_icon Work starts on grand plan for heritage-listed CBD building

The Brisbane St building will undergo its most significant transformation since the site opened in 1901.

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