Local Business News

Tue 4 Feb 2020

New Gympie region cafe you’ll go nuts for

premium_icon New Gympie region cafe you’ll go nuts for

Good, wholesome and locally sourced food, this cafe really does provide a farm to fork experience.

Mon 3 Feb 2020

National bus, truck firm collapses with $26 in accounts

premium_icon National bus, truck firm collapses with $26 in accounts

A ‘rags-to-riches’ business with depots across regional Australia has collapsed and its administrator has issued a bleak report about the company’s future.

Thu 30 Jan 2020

Training firm’s $20m bid which left staff out to dry

premium_icon Training firm’s $20m bid which left staff out to dry

A Sunshine Coast-based training college with $2.2 million didn’t pay staff when its admin company folded, in a bid to score $20 million in government funds.

Wed 29 Jan 2020

Failed builder's $4.7m nationwide trail of debt

premium_icon Failed builder's $4.7m nationwide trail of debt

A liquidated Sunshine Coast construction company left unpaid bills across Australia as the extent of the fallout from the collapse is revealed.

Tue 28 Jan 2020

Regional fashion workers among 1200 creditors owed $50m

premium_icon Regional fashion workers among 1200 creditors owed $50m

Early investigations into the retailer’s financial situation paints a bleak picture, but administrators hope a buyer can save the iconic Aussie chain.

Ex-tennis ace sets sights on new career

premium_icon Ex-tennis ace sets sights on new career

A former professional tennis player who reached a ranking of 127 in the world is looking to rally support for his next test.

Mon 27 Jan 2020

Parents’ nightmare as baby caught in hot car death trap

premium_icon Parents’ nightmare as baby caught in hot car death trap

A Sunshine Coast family has slammed a popular car manufacturer after their baby son “could have died” when the car self-locked with the keys still inside.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

premium_icon 'Fed up': Dairy industry being used as a political football

Farmers are fed up with having the dairy industry treated like a political football: A letter from the Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation president

Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

premium_icon Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

At least 37 of this fashion giant's stores will close as administrators search for a new buyer, cutting jobs and redeploying some workers.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

5200 jobs in $6 billion roads bonanza

premium_icon 5200 jobs in $6 billion roads bonanza

In what is being touted as the state’s biggest year for road upgrades, nearly $6 billion will be spent and 5200 jobs generated in 2020. SEE IF YOU’LL BENEFIT

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