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Fri 23 Oct 2020

Flights to UK, US unlikely for another year

Flights to UK, US unlikely for another year

Bad news for Aussies itching to travel overseas. Qantas says we will be unlikely to be able to fly to the UK or US until the “end of 2021”.

The simple Qld fishing invention that is now a $2m business

Premium Content The simple Qld fishing invention that is now a $2m business

Twenty years on, a Queenslander has hit the big time with his fishing tool that fixes one of the biggest headaches for anyone who likes to throw out a line.

Grab a byte of brekkie, learn about Lismore’s ‘fibre zone’

Premium Content Grab a byte of brekkie, learn about Lismore’s ‘fibre zone’

The prospect of a post-pandemic recovery and faster, cheaper broadband is on the agenda for an October 28 event

Australia Post boss nabs huge sum on leave

Australia Post boss nabs huge sum on leave

Embattled Australia Post boss Christine Holgate has stood down while lavish spending is investigated, but she’ll still rake in a huge amount.

With a ute the world of isolation has never looked so good

Premium Content With a ute the world of isolation has never looked so good

Dual-cabs like the Mitsubishi Triton with four-wheel drive capability open a new world of local exploration

‘My wrist is light’: Aus Post staff clap back on Twitter

Premium Content ‘My wrist is light’: Aus Post staff clap back on Twitter

After social media users took aim at Australia Post following the news executives were gifted $3k luxury watches, staffers have delivered a serve of their own.

5 myths about The Northern Star we want to bust

5 myths about The Northern Star we want to bust

OPINION: Our journos have been covering news that matters on the Northern Rivers for 144 years, and we still are.

Smartphone wars: Best deals for every Aussie

Premium Content Smartphone wars: Best deals for every Aussie

These are the best smartphone releases and deals that have been graded and assessed, to help you choose the best model for you and your family.

Surf schools face 'extremely stressful' red tape nightmare

Premium Content Surf schools face 'extremely stressful' red tape nightmare

OPERATORS of schools in the Ballina Shire will be forced to jostle for positions despite facing uncertain economic headwinds.

Horror travel ordeal: Couple blindsided by booking blow

Premium Content Horror travel ordeal: Couple blindsided by booking blow

A Caloundra couple’s $12,000 holiday to the Maldives has turned into a travel “horror show” with the booking company involved refusing to grant a refund.

Aus Post boss asked to stand aside, PM ‘appalled’ by scandal

Premium Content Aus Post boss asked to stand aside, PM ‘appalled’ by scandal

Australia Post chief Christine Holgate has been asked to stand down as the government investigates why $12,000 was spent on luxury watches for executives.

Thu 22 Oct 2020

Home of beloved Queensland ice-cream brand up for sale

Premium Content Home of beloved Queensland ice-cream brand up for sale

The home of one of Queensland’s most beloved ice creams has hit the market ahead of an impending closure by the building’s new parent company.

$2.4b streaming service shuts down

$2.4b streaming service shuts down

After only six months in operation, a much vaunted streaming service has been scuttled in one of the most high-profile corporate failures in years.

Radical plan that could save Australia

Radical plan that could save Australia

This year has decimated Australia’s economy, but an audacious $100 billion plan could save us all and see us create a “new world order”.

Bad Girls Advice creator drove drunk with kids in car

Premium Content Bad Girls Advice creator drove drunk with kids in car

The creator of the secret women-only Facebook group Bad Girls Advice has been caught drink-driving with her two children in the car.

Wed 21 Oct 2020

Disaster as Aussie jobs ‘evaporate’

Disaster as Aussie jobs ‘evaporate’

New data shows there was a stark drop in jobs when JobKeeper was reduced – and there’s one type of business in particular that’s dumping their staff.

The top 5 jobs in the Coffs/Clarence right now

Premium Content The top 5 jobs in the Coffs/Clarence right now

Biscuit-loving Boris Johnson and rap star 50 Cent would be totally up for these gigs.

How to beat bank deposit interest rates

Premium Content How to beat bank deposit interest rates

As the Commonwealth Bank slashed interest rates on savings accounts for the sixth time this year, frustrated Aussies are looking at alternatives

‘Powerhouse’: First reviews of new iPhone

‘Powerhouse’: First reviews of new iPhone

We’re days away from the new iPhone going on sale in Australia, so should you upgrade to Apple’s latest and greatest or wait?

iPhone 12 Pro review: pros and omissions

Premium Content iPhone 12 Pro review: pros and omissions

It is one of Apple’s first 5G iPhones, but is the iPhone 12 Pro worth the upgrade or should you hold out for more?

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