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Sat 28 Mar 2020

Having the time of their life

premium_icon Having the time of their life

NO ONE puts Shirley Evans in the corner, even when she’s in isolation.

Queensland beaches remove flags

premium_icon Queensland beaches remove flags

LIFEGUARDS will remove their red and yellow flags from beaches around the state.

Fri 27 Mar 2020

Chamber’s request to close highways

premium_icon Chamber’s request to close highways

THE Bundaberg and District Chamber of Commerce have requested Queensland’s deputy premier Jackie Trad, to stop all unessential traffic travelling out of the South...

Thu 26 Mar 2020

Paramedic in race against time to get home

premium_icon Paramedic in race against time to get home

THE MAGICAL thing about a home is that it feels good to leave, but even better when you return to it.

2500 Territory jobs on offer as fruit picking season looms

premium_icon 2500 Territory jobs on offer as fruit picking season looms

Chief Minister Michael Gunner is encouraging people who have recently lost their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis to consider taking up work in the NT’s agriculture...

GROUND ZERO: What it's like standing in line at Centrelink

premium_icon GROUND ZERO: What it's like standing in line at Centrelink

INSIDE LOOK: Vivi Baker, 18, should be enjoying her youth but she's jobless now and at the mercy of welfare. The saddest part? She's one of the lucky ones.

The Queenslander who could save your job

premium_icon The Queenslander who could save your job

This is the Queensland man, who grew up on a cattle property outside Mt Isa, who has been put in charge with saving as many Aussie jobs as possible.

Service lets you buy a meal and have it delivered to someone

premium_icon Service lets you buy a meal and have it delivered to someone

THEY say there’s no better way to the heart than food and three local businesses are helping others share the love with a special delivery.

Have you herd about new arrival? Farm welcomes baby alpaca

premium_icon Have you herd about new arrival? Farm welcomes baby alpaca

GRASS is greener at a local farm, after it welcomed the arrival of a beautiful baby boy.

Wed 25 Mar 2020

QLD’s job loss ‘ground zero’

premium_icon QLD’s job loss ‘ground zero’

A QLD senator who says his region is the state’s “ground zero” for devastating coronavirus job losses has called for urgent subsidies to keep locals working

6800 Aussies stood down today

6800 Aussies stood down today

Wesfarmers is shutting down its New Zealand Kmart outlets while 6800 Aussie employees will be stood down as Noni B, Katies and Rivers stores close.

Gympie has 30 new JOBS in a business NOT closing down

premium_icon Gympie has 30 new JOBS in a business NOT closing down

New jobs hope emerges as major employer offers 30 jobs in an industry that is not closing down

What is an ‘essential worker’ explained

What is an ‘essential worker’ explained

The PM has described who is considered an “essential worker” in Australia as he outlined a host of new restrictions due to take effect.

Support at hand in crisis

premium_icon Support at hand in crisis

RECENT measures have been implemented by the Federal Government to assist the business community of Australia.

Tue 24 Mar 2020

QLD lockdown: Inside $4b stimulus package to help unemployed

premium_icon QLD lockdown: Inside $4b stimulus package to help unemployed

Queensland taxpayers will take on the wages bill for some of those made unemployed in the wake of coronavirus crisis.

'We shouldn’t have left': New couple face job loss shock

premium_icon 'We shouldn’t have left': New couple face job loss shock

LACHLAN Haywood and his partner left Bundaberg for Toowoomba earlier this month with jobs to walk into, but the outbreak has left them lining up at Centrelink.

Bundy mum launching eco-friendly baby range

premium_icon Bundy mum launching eco-friendly baby range

WHEN a stay-at-home mum taught herself to sew, it started off as a hobby and now she is about to launch her very own business.

Spreading joy and confetti for events

premium_icon Spreading joy and confetti for events

WINNIE the Pooh once said the smallest things take up the most room in your heart and for one creative local, hers is full of confetti.

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Creativity unleashed: Handmade accessories for dogs

premium_icon Creativity unleashed: Handmade accessories for dogs

MORE precious than diamonds, dogs are a girl’s best friend and a new business intends to nurture that special bond.

Social media group forms to help support local businesses

premium_icon Social media group forms to help support local businesses

Businesses are hurting from the pandemic but locals are banding together to lend a helping hand.

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