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Mon 10 Feb 2020

Property trend making tradies millionaires

Property trend making tradies millionaires

Tradies are charging up to $2000 for jobs that often take less than an hour, with some reporting they’re earning more than $200,000 a year.

Hundreds of jobs as firm snaps up $70M Shoalwater contract

premium_icon Hundreds of jobs as firm snaps up $70M Shoalwater contract

The upgrade of the Shoalwater Bay Training Area will give a tremendous boost to CQ’s economy.

Sat 8 Feb 2020

APPRENTICES: 2177 applicants, 75 positions, 34 from Mackay

premium_icon APPRENTICES: 2177 applicants, 75 positions, 34 from Mackay

Company swamped by a record 2177 applications for this year’s apprentice intake as it targets a more diverse range of talent

DREAM JOB: Want to kickstart a career in politics?

premium_icon DREAM JOB: Want to kickstart a career in politics?

Nanango MP Deb Frecklington is offering youth an opportunity to attend a life-changing forum

Fri 7 Feb 2020

Workers unions slam Lactalis factory closure

premium_icon Workers unions slam Lactalis factory closure

The unions described Lactalis’ decision to shut their factory as a ‘kick in the teeth’ for local workers.

Local music for the soul

premium_icon Local music for the soul

AN ECLECTIC band full of talent is hitting the region’s music scene and the sound being produced is nothing less than electric.

Thu 6 Feb 2020

Lactalis gags dairy workers after factory bombshell

premium_icon Lactalis gags dairy workers after factory bombshell

ROCKHAMPTON’S 47 soon-to-be redundant Pauls factory workers are allegedly being gagged from speaking with the media.

Wed 5 Feb 2020

40+ jobs lost as Pauls closes Rocky factory

premium_icon 40+ jobs lost as Pauls closes Rocky factory

Lactilis, the Pauls parent company awarded a lucrative and controversial milk contract last month, has just announced it will close a major factory.

Tue 4 Feb 2020

Bowled over by service

premium_icon Bowled over by service

AN EXPERIENCED bowls player has turned his favourite hobby into a business venture.

Mon 3 Feb 2020

Teen ballet sensation leaps at next challenge

premium_icon Teen ballet sensation leaps at next challenge

Between 30-plus hours of dancing a week and school studies, pre-professional ballerina Madelleine Powell collects bottles and cans to fund her career.

Thu 30 Jan 2020

Vets introduce laboratory of upgraded equipment

premium_icon Vets introduce laboratory of upgraded equipment

PET owners will be happy to hear their fur-babies will continue to receive the upmost care with the surgery’s new equipment.

Wed 29 Jan 2020

Classes paint the town red with wine

premium_icon Classes paint the town red with wine

CREATIVES and connoisseurs will have the best of both worlds with a unique and upcoming event.

Woman’s ’genius’ job hack revealed

Woman’s ’genius’ job hack revealed

Bri Land lost her job in November – but now the “scrappy” worker is turning the tables by revealing she’s “hiring” her new manager.

Tue 28 Jan 2020

Absurd payday for lucky gamers

Absurd payday for lucky gamers

Sites that let a handful of people make millions commentating themselves playing video games are at war for the talent they shot to fame.

Woman creates ‘world’s best CV’

Woman creates ‘world’s best CV’

Rita Chowdhry has spent years poring over data – and now she says she’s designed the ultimate resume to land a “six-figure job”.

Bizarre work email raises eyebrows

Bizarre work email raises eyebrows

An unverified email is causing a stir online as a HR manager told an employee that his car “looks bad” and he needed to buy a new one.

Mon 27 Jan 2020

LNP angst over updated Rookwood Weir timeline

premium_icon LNP angst over updated Rookwood Weir timeline

There is going to be a wait before we get clarity regarding the project.

Sat 25 Jan 2020

Art to honour twenties

premium_icon Art to honour twenties

BUNDABERG will step back in time to an era filled with Gatsby, flappers, jazz music and black and white pictures.

Calls for date to change for Australia Day

premium_icon Calls for date to change for Australia Day

JANUARY 26 is a day where some of us gather for a barbecue to celebrate Australia, but for many of the traditional owners of this land, the date harbours distressing...

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Word that’s an automatic ‘career killer’

Word that’s an automatic ‘career killer’

If you mention this “worst” word on your resume, it will send alarm bells ringing – and could even kill off your chances completely.

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