Category: Business

First time home buyers urged to get in quick

If you’re in the market for your first home, State Treasurer Curtis Pitt is urging you to buy before June 30. That’s the deadline to take advantage of an extra $5000 on top of the existing new home owners’ grant.

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Protesters demand Qld Government rejects Adani deal

A large and loud crowd of activists held an anti-Adani protest outside Queensland’s Parliament House. They’re demanding the Government reject a special royalties deal for the giant mine company. Lily Greer reports.

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Innovation and enterprise key to future jobs

By Megan Dennis Produced for online by Lily Nothling Will robots be taking over our jobs? Will the period of retirement be longer? What is the changing face of capitalism? These are just some of the questions experts will answer

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$400 million donation shows change in corporate philanthropy

By Harrison Bain Online production by Joseph Lam The Founder of the fourth largest iron ore company in the world Fortescue Metals, Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola have pledged $400 million to a number of causes including cancer research,

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Adani coal mine put on hold indefinitely

The $21 billion Adani coal project has been the focus of state politics, with concerns it may now collapse. If so, that would be a vital blow to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Joseph Ogilvie reports.

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Queensland startup businesses share creativity at co-work precinct

The state government is encouraging Queensland startup businesses to exchange their technology and ideas. It wants them to use what’s called co-space to foster creativity. Lexi Kehl reports.

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New monitoring process for fatal lung disease

The health of Queensland coal miners will be more closely monitored for the deadly black lung disease. And everyone who works at the coal face will be tested. Andy Leung reports.

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Protesters question Adani mine clean-up plan

Written by Maudy Veltema Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro Mine rehabilitation plans for the proposed Carmichael Coal Mine in central Queensland, could pose a risk to the environment and ultimately the tax payer, according to anti-mine group Lock the

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Supermarkets wasting “imperfect” produce

Written by Jenny Archdall Produced for online by Reece D’Alessandro Supermarkets across Australia reject 20 to 40 per cent of fresh produce purely based on cosmetic standards. Health food industries are banding together to actively combat food waste and support

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Making Mum’s day special

They’re probably the most important person in our lives. And the opportunity to show Mums how much they mean to us is fast approaching. Now the pressure is on to find the perfect gift. Emma Francis reports.

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