Small businesses on the brink of collapse due to COVID-19 will be thrown a job-saving lifeline to stay afloat through massive reforms to bankruptcy rules.
Lawyers behind the landmark class action will be in Mackay this week as it moves ahead with the claim
But mine owner says the planned action will have no effect on its insurance or future
WATCH: A Sunshine Coast dad has had the surprise of a lifetime after what he thought was a free haircut ended with him being gifted a Harley-Davidson.
A man who was upset when an online dating interest stopped talking to him told her if she didn’t send him $500 he’d leak a topless photo of her, a court heard.
"JUST because a bunch of people want to escape the city and have a holiday, it shouldn’t put this region’s future in doubt."
Mining contractor of the year goes to a Mackay firm for investing in innovation.
Many regional businesses are struggling to find people to fill jobs in sectors such as retail and manufacturing as Aussies choose welfare over work.
There is no good reason for the RBA to make any interest rate cuts, writes Terry McCrann.
He created one of the great off-field success stories in rugby league history. This is how Sean Garlick turned one pie shop into a global empire.
Millions of Australians will get access to faster broadband speeds in a $4.5 billion upgrade package, but more than one million will miss out.
‘Mackay is the heartbeat of our resources industry in Queensland and it’s also a barometer for how our sector is tracking’
Graphic footage has led to a historic pub being spanked with a huge fine over a sexually explicit event advertised as featuring Australia’s best strippers.
The former directors of a Brisbane building company that collapsed with debts of $9.2m are being sued by liquidators seeking to recoup money owed to creditors.
Commonwealth Bank bosses have been slammed for sending frontline workers a delivery of fruit and vegetables while offering them “an offensively low pay offer”.
Billionaire chicken farmer and racing magnate Bob Ingham, who helped build one of Australia’s largest chicken producers, has died aged 88.
Crop protection company Nufarm has booked an eye-watering full-year loss, with summer droughts in Australia contributing to dented earnings.
A plan to turn the lights off on China’s space exploration race efforts has landed Australia in the middle of the growing geopolitical tensions.
Company insolvencies have slowed to a trickle as government intervention helps prop up businesses. But experts say there will be a day of reckoning.
NBN Co has announced that some customers will get better options over the next few years, but it doesn’t know where those customers live yet.