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Mon 25 May 2020

Virgin bidder wants to make flying fun again

premium_icon Virgin bidder wants to make flying fun again

One of the short-listed bidders to take over Virgin Australia wants to make flying fun again and tap into the best parts of the old Virgin Blue culture.

Sun 24 May 2020

Cargo ship off NSW loses 40 containers overboard

premium_icon Cargo ship off NSW loses 40 containers overboard

A massive cargo ship has lost at least 40 containers overboard in heavy seas off the NSW coast.

China’s $1.5 trillion plan in tatters

China’s $1.5 trillion plan in tatters

China is now “facing its own worst nightmare” as its $1.5 trillion plan to exert influence around the world has been blow apart by the coronavirus.

Calls for Treasurer to front Senate over $60b blunder

premium_icon Calls for Treasurer to front Senate over $60b blunder

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is under increasing pressure to front the Senate and explain the $60b mistake in the JobKeeper wage subsidy’s budget.

Rules broken on ‘unsafe’ packed flight

Rules broken on ‘unsafe’ packed flight

A passenger on an Air New Zealand flight has slammed impatient flyers for blatantly ignoring social distancing measures and endangering others.

Retirees can catch a COVID-19 cash bonus

premium_icon Retirees can catch a COVID-19 cash bonus

Retirees haven’t been the biggest beneficiaries of government stimulus payments, but there’s still help available for them - and many don’t know about it.

Super savings to take a further hit

premium_icon Super savings to take a further hit

Australians’ retirement balances will grow at a much slower pace in years to come. Experts explain why and what Australians must consider.

Secretive Aussie genius selling your photos to the world

premium_icon Secretive Aussie genius selling your photos to the world

He is a gender-fluid former model and musician, but computer geek Hoan Ton-That has built himself the world’s largest facial recognition database which he’s selling...

The jobs Australia will need in the future

The jobs Australia will need in the future

These are the key areas where jobs are predicted to grow across Australia in the future, as businesses realise the benefits of a broad skill set and ability to adapt.

EXPOSED: Jobseeker loophole pays more for doing less

EXPOSED: Jobseeker loophole pays more for doing less

The government’s plan to help Australians without work in the pandemic has a big loophole that means you can get more cash for doing less.

3000 JOBS: Demand for pickers remains high

premium_icon 3000 JOBS: Demand for pickers remains high

Despite the impacts from coronavirus the Wide Bay will need about 3000 fruit and vegetable pickers every month for the remainder of the year.

Whales are back on the move

premium_icon Whales are back on the move

WHALES will start to be seen along our coast again as the annual whale migration begins its trek to warmer waters.

New drone apps, rules you should know

premium_icon New drone apps, rules you should know

With restrictions starting to ease it’s important we all understand the rules that keep us safe for when we next fly.

Sat 23 May 2020

Hertz files for bankruptcy: What it means for Australia

premium_icon Hertz files for bankruptcy: What it means for Australia

The Hertz rental car agency in the US has collapsed after filing for bankruptcy. This is what it means for its Australian operations.

Holden hit with new legal threat

premium_icon Holden hit with new legal threat

Holden has been forced into further negotiation with dealers surrounding compensation for the car company’s exit from Australia.

Why it’s time for Australia’s Beijxit

premium_icon Why it’s time for Australia’s Beijxit

The Chinese Communist Party’s latest blow to Hong Kong may not have the bloodshed of Tiananmen Square, but it is just as oppressive, writes Lucy Carne.

Australian researchers claim new internet speed record

Australian researchers claim new internet speed record

Australian researchers shattered a previous record for the fastest internet speed achieved, and it could fix some of the NBN’s biggest problems.

Zoo’s loved-up couple welcome twin tamarins

premium_icon Zoo’s loved-up couple welcome twin tamarins

Their love story has endured years and a major move, now emperor tamarins Aya and Gomez are proud parents once again.

Seasonal workers to give economy ‘strawesome’ boost

premium_icon Seasonal workers to give economy ‘strawesome’ boost

Strawberry season has arrived for the Sunshine Coast as up to 10,000 pickers and packers fill farms for the coming few months.

Watts not to like about electric car with 450km range?

premium_icon Watts not to like about electric car with 450km range?

While you pay a price for peace of mind, this is one of the best mainstream electric cars available.

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