With more than a decade until Queensland hosts the Olympic Games, the state has already blown its budget. A 92-page document presented to the International Olympic Committee in July budgeted a $5 billion price tag for the entire event. Around $1 billion is destined for a knockdown-rebuild of The Gabba and $85 million to the […]
Parcel deliveries could be delayed this week as workers from three transport companies walk off the job. Staff at FedEx, StarTrack and BevChain will undergo a coordinated 24-hour strike on Thursday, pushing for increased pay and job security. Distribution companies are already facing issues with international supply chains and increased demand during the pandemic. […]
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The times we are living in are the most challenging we have ever experienced – especially if you own or run a business. The Covid-19 pandemic has totally changed the way we live – and everyday we hear stories of how difficult things are for many in our business community. 4BC and CommBank are big […]
An infectious diseases expert says there may be a jump in COVID cases in 2022 as Queensland looks to re-open to the rest of Australia and the world. The government announced December 17 would be the date the state borders would open. Director of Infectious Diseases at Mater Health Services, Dr Paul Griffin, said he […]
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has revealed a roadmap to reopening Queensland borders. Restrictions on travel will be progressively eased as the state reaches vaccination milestones. The plan projects the state will reach 70 per cent by November 19 and 80 per cent by December 17. However, Ms Palaszczuk said restrictions will be eased earlier should Queensland […]