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Sat 27 Feb 2021

Wine industry fights back after horror year

Premium Content Wine industry fights back after horror year

It was a devastating year of bushfires, COVID and China’s tariff tactics — now Victoria’s wine industry is raising a glass to a brighter 2021.

Qantas’ tough international travel rule

Qantas’ tough international travel rule

It seems the airline is sticking with its promise to require mandatory COVID-19 jabs for travellers, with the airline now trialling new vaccine passports.

One month to economic carnage

One month to economic carnage

The clock is ticking until Australians will have to face the reality of what the pandemic has done to our economy. Here’s how it could play out.

Steak prices reach record highs

Premium Content Steak prices reach record highs

Farmers and abattoirs are fighting over the same scarce cattle, which has driven up the price of steaks at the butchers by up to 60 per cent.

How Frydenberg sealed the deal with Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Premium Content How Frydenberg sealed the deal with Facebook’s Zuckerberg

“Like playing chess with Kasparov”. That’s how one media executive described talks to end Australia’s standoff with Facebook. This is the inside story.

Fri 26 Feb 2021

Companies dig in on JobKeeper

Premium Content Companies dig in on JobKeeper

Corporate Australia is digging in over repaying billions in JobKeeper money, despite booming profits and dividends.

Australian Fashion Labels rescued by prominent buyer

Premium Content Australian Fashion Labels rescued by prominent buyer

Australian Fashion Labels is back in business with a saviour coming from left field with a plan to revitalise the business.

Pratt’s $2bn green jobs bonanza

Premium Content Pratt’s $2bn green jobs bonanza

The box making magnate is coming off a record financial result for Visy and Pratt Industries, and says it is the right time to keep investing in manufacturing.

Queensland start-up gets Silicon Valley boost

Premium Content Queensland start-up gets Silicon Valley boost

A promising start-up has hit a jackpot of sorts by snaring a highly-coveted spot in a prestigious Silicon Valley accelerator program.

‘Buying a Lambo’: Casino shares surge 3180pc

Premium Content ‘Buying a Lambo’: Casino shares surge 3180pc

Intrigue surrounds a sudden unexplained rush on shares in casino owner Aquis Entertainment, with the price rocketing as much as 3180 per cent in a week.

Black Friday bonanza fills Kogan coffers

Black Friday bonanza fills Kogan coffers

Kogan has been a massive beneficiary of the online shopping boom, breaking Black Friday sales records and declaring its highest shareholder payout.

Harvey Norman sales are ‘through the roof’

Harvey Norman sales are ‘through the roof’

After exploding sales during the pandemic, the retailer’s chairman and co-founder Gerry Harvey said he’s “never seen anything like this”.

Will coal fired power stations result in climate disaster?

Premium Content Will coal fired power stations result in climate disaster?

Energy giants Stanwell and CS Energy have invested hundreds of millions to reduce emissions.

Games would cost regions, says KAP leader

Premium Content Games would cost regions, says KAP leader

Olympics critics want the bid money redirected towards game-changing infrastructure projects to accelerate the North.

Fuel for a revolution sparks global interest

Premium Content Fuel for a revolution sparks global interest

The shift to electrification and away from fossil fuels is sparking global interest in Queensland where many of metals needed for the revolution are found.

How Cairns could cash in on 2032 Queensland Olympic bid

Premium Content How Cairns could cash in on 2032 Queensland Olympic bid

Hosting Olympic competition may be on the minds of sports fans, but Cairns Mayor is most excited could supercharge international tourism to North Queensland.

Qld jobs lost as China delivers blow to export industry

Premium Content Qld jobs lost as China delivers blow to export industry

A significant export industry sent reeling by a China trade sanction is determined to bounce back stronger than ever by reaching out to domestic markets.

Australian news is back on Facebook

Australian news is back on Facebook

Facebook has reinstated news for Australian users after a world-first media law was passed. But the drama isn’t over yet.

Banks dudding loyal customers by $13,000

Premium Content Banks dudding loyal customers by $13,000

Consumers attempting to renegotiate a better interest rate on their mortgage may miss out on thousands of dollars in savings. Here’s what to do instead.

Construction of $80m solar farm tipped to create 100 jobs

Premium Content Construction of $80m solar farm tipped to create 100 jobs

The project in rural Ipswich was approved by Ipswich City Council last year. Here’s when it will get going

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