Business

Sat 4 Jul 2020

Brothels are back in business

premium_icon Brothels are back in business

Brothels say they’re bracing for demand as they’re given the green light to open as part of Stage 3 restrictions.

Calombaris caught in fresh debt scandal

premium_icon Calombaris caught in fresh debt scandal

George Calombaris is embroiled in fresh scandal after popular frozen yoghurt chain Yo-Chi, backed by the TV chef, has refused to repay a $140,000 debt.

4000 Virgin jobs tipped to be axed

premium_icon 4000 Virgin jobs tipped to be axed

Almost half of Virgin Australia’s 9000-strong workforce could be sacked under its new owners Bain Capital.

Style is not for everyone ... butt it’s fast!

Style is not for everyone ... butt it’s fast!

This BMW X6 automotive love story blends the coupe and SUV families with a heart-thumping V8 thrown into the mix.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

Sex worker on JobKeeper still struggling to get by

premium_icon Sex worker on JobKeeper still struggling to get by

‘My income dropped to zero overnight’: A Coast sex worker’s livelihood grinded to a halt, but that hasn’t stopped clients craving intimacy.

Surprise as new car sales skyrocket

premium_icon Surprise as new car sales skyrocket

Sales of new cars have fallen to the lowest level in years the past two months due to COVID-19, but sales surged in June for a number of reasons.

Westpac underpays 8000 workers

Westpac underpays 8000 workers

The major lender has apologised and promised to repay staff the millions of dollars owed as soon as possible.

Publican speaks out after claims of $55k debt bill

premium_icon Publican speaks out after claims of $55k debt bill

A former publican of a watering hole has spoken out after claims he skipped town while owing multiple businesses cash.

Shock reason  to delete TikTok immediately

Shock reason to delete TikTok immediately

TikTok users are being urged to delete the app immediately, after it was exposed the platform is collecting their personal data.

Rumours swirl on ‘greedy’ iPhone change

Rumours swirl on ‘greedy’ iPhone change

Apple’s new phone is expected to be sold without key accessories, which has been compared to “shipping a car with no wheels”.

Decimated by COVID-19, travel company collapses

premium_icon Decimated by COVID-19, travel company collapses

A key service for international travellers since 2006 has collapsed into administration, blaming the ongoing international border closure.

Zuckerberg on advertisers: ‘They’ll be back’

premium_icon Zuckerberg on advertisers: ‘They’ll be back’

The Facebook boss tells employees that the advertisers who have fled the platform will return. But he didn’t sound like he’d quite convinced himself.

‘Collapsing by the dozen’: 63 companies go under

premium_icon ‘Collapsing by the dozen’: 63 companies go under

In the last month of the financial year, 63 Queensland companies collapsed into liquidation or administration, largely due to COVID-19. SEE THE LIST

Property tycoon’s link to controversial development

premium_icon Property tycoon’s link to controversial development

THE former owner of Great Keppel Island seeks approval for a new industrial building on the Northern Rivers.

Thu 2 Jul 2020

Fraud accused businessman is keeping busy doing deals

premium_icon Fraud accused businessman is keeping busy doing deals

As he gets set to face trial on allegations he ripped off $800k from super fund investors, disgraced former Rich Lister Craig Gore is doing business deals.

Jobs that Aussies aren’t applying for

Jobs that Aussies aren’t applying for

Despite more than 1.5 million Australians being out of work, there are still occupations that are struggling to find workers.

WELCOME BACK: Noosa businesses ready for tourist influx

premium_icon WELCOME BACK: Noosa businesses ready for tourist influx

Tourism Noosa CEO said Noosa businesses are ready for the influx of interstate travellers.

Bunnings new $6 kids collectable item

Bunnings new $6 kids collectable item

The DIY giant has just dropped a bargain range of collectable items for kids that parents are describing as “perfect for school holidays”.

Woolies cops record fine for email spam

Woolies cops record fine for email spam

Woolies’ has paid a record fine to Australia’s media watchdog after it was found to have spammed its customers.

Calls for new CQ coal player to stick to its word

premium_icon Calls for new CQ coal player to stick to its word

‘The company can’t have it both ways’: Global insurer to back CQ coal despite contradictions in its own environmental policies.

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