Special Reports

Mon 3 Aug 2020

Local businesses urged to apply for new Shoalwater packages

premium_icon Local businesses urged to apply for new Shoalwater packages

The upgrade of Shoalwater Bay Military Training Area is proving to be a financial windfall for local businesses desperately needing the work.

Sat 1 Aug 2020

TripAdvisor rates Rocky motel as one of Australia’s best

premium_icon TripAdvisor rates Rocky motel as one of Australia’s best

They might be a small family owned business but this customer-focused Rockhampton motel has earnt a much deserved accolade putting them up with the best motels in the...

Thu 30 Jul 2020

Bold plan revealed to slash cost of water for CQ’s farmers

premium_icon Bold plan revealed to slash cost of water for CQ’s farmers

The price of water would come down by 20 per cent for farmers as part of an ambitious plan to boost Queensland’s agriculture.

LNP divided on funding coal-fired power station construction

premium_icon LNP divided on funding coal-fired power station construction

While CQ’s federal LNP pollies want funding to build a coal fired power station, state colleagues would prefer to spend money on a renewable energy project.

’Lost decade’ of income for young Aussies

’Lost decade’ of income for young Aussies

Aussies under 35 have suffered a “lost decade” of income and had their careers “scarred” in ways they may never recover from.

Wed 29 Jul 2020

Workers accused of ‘sitting on their arse drinking p*ss’

premium_icon Workers accused of ‘sitting on their arse drinking p*ss’

Qld restaurateurs are at the end of their tether, accusing workers of slacking off and “drinking p*ss” instead of working for an honest day’s pay.

Tue 28 Jul 2020

Criticism levelled at government for lack of buy local focus

premium_icon Criticism levelled at government for lack of buy local focus

More needs to be done by governments to support local businesses with an effective buy local policy according to a CQ candidate contesting the upcoming election.

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