Category: Business

Brisbane’s industrial real estate booms during COVID-19 chaos

By Sabrina Walker Brisbane’s industrial real estate has experienced a major boom due to soaring demand brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Industrial spaces in Brisbane have become safe havens for investors with online, logistics and manufacturing businesses thriving as

State border restrictions impact harvest of winter crops

By Sophie Johnson New South Wales and Queensland farmers are preparing for a successful winter grain crop after seven years of drought, however state border restrictions are creating challenges.

Working from home – to thrive or to survive?

By Ingrid Uhlmann Six am, a soft ringing wakes Georgina Prance, to make sure she’s on time for work. As an essential worker, she hasn’t been afforded the opportunity to work from home this year. Having worked in health for

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Sustainability Simplified

A podcast by Dominique Tassell. Sustainability Simplified is a podcast where two 20-somethings discuss sustainability in the big picture. We aim to take the mass amounts of information out there and simplify it for listeners. In this episode, we tackle

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Frydenberg on drought tour for farmers

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has conceded climate change is contributing to the worst drought in memory. He’s been touring drought stricken areas around Warwick and is promising more help for farmers. Lucy McCrossan reports.

Brisbane Airport’s new runway takes shape

Brisbane Airport’s new runway is expected to boost the economy by five billion dollars within a decade. It’s already ahead of schedule and under budget. Kelseigh Wrigley reports.

Banks slammed for failing to pass on full interest rate cut

The Government has lashed out at major banks for failing to pass on all of this week’s interest rate cut. It believes consumers need the full savings to stimulate the economy. Lucy McCrossan reports.

Fuel prices expected to hit an all time high

Drivers are being urged to fill up while they can before fuel prices hit an all time high. Customers are already paying just under $1.72, in some parts of the south east. Kelseigh Wrigley reports.

Cross River Rail now under construction

Drivers will have to rethink their Brisbane commute. The newest stage in the Cross River Rail, means a CBD street is now a no-go zone for cars. Lachlan Cross reports.

Brisbane hosts public hearings on nuclear energy

Debate is raging once again over whether Australia should adopt nuclear power. The national public hearings into the controversial energy source, came to Brisbane today. Lawrence Jeffcoat reports.

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