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Thu 20 Sep 2018

How Google plans to invade your car

How Google plans to invade your car

THE tech giant is not content with dominating your smartphone.

Fake bank apps trick users

Fake bank apps trick users

SCAMMERS have tricked 1000 Australian customers of the ANZ and Commonwealth Banks to reveal their secret details after creating fake downloadable apps.

Our farmers are tough, but times might be tougher

premium_icon Our farmers are tough, but times might be tougher

WHILE Queensland farmers are a hardy lot, the recent spate of incidents is pushing many to the wall.

Medical marijuana now under a cloud

premium_icon Medical marijuana now under a cloud

APPROVALS for the prescription of medicinal cannabis have topped 100 in Queensland, but a new study casts doubt over its effectiveness at managing pain.

WICET SAGA: Court tosses coal terminal a lifeline

premium_icon WICET SAGA: Court tosses coal terminal a lifeline

THE owners of Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal have received an eight-year respite on debt repayments, which some feared would lead to the facility's demise.

Holy guacamole! Avo farm could fetch $250m or more

premium_icon Holy guacamole! Avo farm could fetch $250m or more

HOLY guacamole! A local avocado farm is tipped to sell for more than $250 million after hitting the market only a week ago.

Game-changing 150MW power plant given green light

premium_icon Game-changing 150MW power plant given green light

AN INNOVATIVE new hybrid power plant from Toowoomba construction and technology giant FKG Group has been approved by the council.

Toowoomba's Heritage Bank reveals record profit

premium_icon Toowoomba's Heritage Bank reveals record profit

HERITAGE Bank has delivered a record after-tax net profit for 2017/18, while continuing to invest in evolving the business to meet customer demands

Lifestyles of the well-paid aged care bosses

premium_icon Lifestyles of the well-paid aged care bosses

THE bosses of the biggest six aged care companies pocket seven-figure salaries and churn through $2.17 billion in taxpayer funds a year.

'HOUSE OF CARDS’: Property gurus take on PM’s dire warning

'HOUSE OF CARDS’: Property gurus take on PM’s dire warning

THE PM says a bold property plan would “invite a housing market crash”. But some experts have accused him of blatant exaggeration.

Easy way to save $622 a year

Easy way to save $622 a year

THIS website has helped about 1600 people shave an average of $622 off their annual bills — and there’s only a slight catch.

Wed 19 Sep 2018

Linc stink: Court ruling sparks 'grave concern'

premium_icon Linc stink: Court ruling sparks 'grave concern'

Highest court refuses bid to make Linc's liquidators pay for Chinchilla mess

$30m lottery win yet to be collected

$30m lottery win yet to be collected

ONE lucky Aussie is walking around with a $30 million winning lotto ticket in their pocket — and their location has been narrowed down.

12 bizarre jobs on offer at Costco Bundamba

12 bizarre jobs on offer at Costco Bundamba

There are some very specific and unusual skills in demand at the new store

Mature-age worker given a second chance with chicken

premium_icon Mature-age worker given a second chance with chicken

KATE Keogh reveals the secrets to securing and enjoying work as a mature-aged person.

Costco to pay for critical Warrego Highway fix

premium_icon Costco to pay for critical Warrego Highway fix

US retail giant to pay for congestion-busting highway fix after taxpayers paid millions for North Lakes upgrades

View from above: Dead strawberries forever

premium_icon View from above: Dead strawberries forever

THIS is the image of an industry in crisis – a mountain of discarded strawberries so enormous it took two days to create it. SEE DRONE FOOTAGE

Adani owns up to land-clearing report mistake

premium_icon Adani owns up to land-clearing report mistake

"If we make an error we will own it and address it."

CQ labour hire worker 'unfairly dismissed' from mine

CQ labour hire worker 'unfairly dismissed' from mine

Fair Work rules against WorkPac

‘Inviting a crash’: Ominous housing warning

‘Inviting a crash’: Ominous housing warning

PRIME Minister Scott Morrison has warned a popular idea to fix the housing market could actually cause a catastrophic crash.

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