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Fri 15 Jan 2021

How controversial quarantine camps would work

Premium Content How controversial quarantine camps would work

A drastic proposal to house international arrivals in Queensland “mining camps” is understood to have stumped the Morrison Government.

Bitcoin doubles in price in one month

Bitcoin doubles in price in one month

While regulators are cautioning consumers they risk losing all their money if they invest in cryptocurrencies, investors are still hungry for it.

ASX flat as Afterpay hits record

ASX flat as Afterpay hits record

The ASX finished flat after two straight days of gains as shares in buy now pay later market darling Afterpay climbed to a fresh record.

The Target stores changing to Kmarts

The Target stores changing to Kmarts

Target stores across Australia will start to be converted into Kmarts from the start of this year. These are the ones changing.

Energex warns of scammers targeting homes in SEQ

Premium Content Energex warns of scammers targeting homes in SEQ

Energex has this afternoon released a statement warning home owners in south east Queensland about a phone scam.

Aussie watchdog to probe Google’s $2.7bn purchase

Premium Content Aussie watchdog to probe Google’s $2.7bn purchase

The ACCC has warned of legal action against Google after the tech giant acquired Fitbit without the all-clear.

Big Benz has Kardashian flare with manners of the Royal family

Premium Content Big Benz has Kardashian flare with manners of the Royal...

Keeping up with anyone in the Mercedes-AMG GLE Coupe can be challenging. It’s not only fast but also a fashion statement.

Fans react to Samsung’s changes

Fans react to Samsung’s changes

Samsung has announced new smartphones and earbuds, but it’s the features that have been left out of the devices that have its customers up in arms.

Unusual feature of new $1600 phone

Unusual feature of new $1600 phone

Samsung has unveiled its newest products - and its latest smartphone has an unusual new feature solving a problem you didn’t know you had.

China snub: Aussie coal has last laugh

China snub: Aussie coal has last laugh

China has looked to other countries for coal as it continues to snub Australian imports, but it is still indirectly buying it, a producer revealed.

Cautious optimism as Gympie business numbers surge

Premium Content Cautious optimism as Gympie business numbers surge

An upswing in the number of registered businesses across the region looks good on the surface, but one expert says it does not paint the full picture of how Gympie is...

Gympie business plans to expand with 8th building

Premium Content Gympie business plans to expand with 8th building

The long-time business, established in the days of Gympie City Council, wants to grow on the 1.18ha block it calls home

USC Gympie readies for big 2021 after record number of offers

Premium Content USC Gympie readies for big 2021 after record number of...

Nearly 200 offers have been sent out to Gympie residents as USC reports over 5,000 offers have made to hopeful students.

Thu 14 Jan 2021

Gourmet cookie maker goes bust

Premium Content Gourmet cookie maker goes bust

A gourmet cookie maker has gone bust after nearly 20 years in business, falling victim to pandemic pressures.

Weirdest and wackiest gadgets from CES 2021

Premium Content Weirdest and wackiest gadgets from CES 2021

From made-in-a-minute ice cream to face masks with smarts, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show is full of surprises.

Icon disappearing from stores

Icon disappearing from stores

After losing the world’s most valuable company as a client, the chip giant is watching others jump ship too.

‘Pay up’: Treasurer’s message to Google

‘Pay up’: Treasurer’s message to Google

The Treasurer has warned Google to pay up for content after the tech giant admitted blocking Australians from accessing news sites.

Builder bankrupt as company owes $1.7m

Premium Content Builder bankrupt as company owes $1.7m

The director of a home extension and renovation business has declared himself bankrupt, with creditors unlikely to see any of the $1.7m his company owes.

How you can get $$$ for your community project

Premium Content How you can get $$$ for your community project

Funding is available now to help Gympie region groups build a better Wide Bay region

Huge amount Aussies saved during the pandemic

Premium Content Huge amount Aussies saved during the pandemic

Households and businesses have amassed billions in savings due to less spending during the COVID-19 pandemic and temporary government schemes, like JobKeeper.

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