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Used car prices 37pc above pre-COVID highs

Premium Content Used car prices 37pc above pre-COVID highs

A global microchip shortage has cut the supply of new vehicles, fuelling demand for used cars as Australia’s economy recovers.

Fears CQ mine will be abandoned over company’s money woes

Premium Content Fears CQ mine will be abandoned over company’s money woes

‘Unless they can find a financier before the end of June, that company could go into liquidation.’

Parliament hit by underpayment scandal

Parliament hit by underpayment scandal

The Finance Department has reported itself to the Fair Work Ombudsman after it was revealed parliamentary staff were underpaid over four years.

Academic gets date for High Court challenge

Premium Content Academic gets date for High Court challenge

A Queensland academic sacked after criticising James Cook University Great Barrier Reef research has been given a date for a High Court challenge.

Cycling stoush: ‘Your review stinks – and so do you!’

Premium Content Cycling stoush: ‘Your review stinks – and so do you!’

An unhappy customer copped a spray from a popular cycling gear company after leaving a scathing online review.

Qantas boss’ vaccine fear

Qantas boss’ vaccine fear

Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce has hit out at Australia’s vaccine rollout, saying he fears the country may be lagging behind as the rest of the world reopens.

‘We’re lost’: Mum’s grief over stabbed teen

‘We’re lost’: Mum’s grief over stabbed teen

A teen’s big life plans were snatched away when a group of men allegedly stormed a house party and stabbed him with a screwdriver.

Jobless rate drops for sixth straight month to 5.6pc

Premium Content Jobless rate drops for sixth straight month to 5.6pc

Part-time jobs helped cut the unemployment rate in March to 5.6pc, from 5.8pc, but the fall came ahead of the end of JobKeeper.

‘You’ll run out of ammo before I do’

Premium Content ‘You’ll run out of ammo before I do’

The paranoid gunman who shot Brett Forte held officers at bay for more than 20 hours and did not initially know the policeman had died, an inquest has heard.

How the cocktail revival is reshaping our backyards

How the cocktail revival is reshaping our backyards

The Aussie backyard is being unexpectedly changed by our resurgent love affair with an age-old cocktail and childhood nostalgia.

Gaming bosses want share of film incentives

Premium Content Gaming bosses want share of film incentives

The leading players in Queensland’s video gaming industry want a share of lucrative incentives given to the state’s film sector.

$35m Oz Lotto winners buy tickets in Powerball

Premium Content $35m Oz Lotto winners buy tickets in Powerball

Oz Lotto winners of Tuesday’s division one $35m jackpot have popped in today to purchase a ticket in tonight’s $50m Powerball.

Getaways for people who love food

Getaways for people who love food

Discover seven of the best getaways for every flavour persuasion to help you embrace the magnificent unknown.

‘Fastest bowler in Australia’ gets payday

‘Fastest bowler in Australia’ gets payday

Australia are the world champions and ranked No 1 in T20 and 50-over cricket, and with new contracts in place, they could dominate for some time.

Disappearance worries boaties as they fear another death

Premium Content Disappearance worries boaties as they fear another death

A young fisherman’s disappearance has other boaties puzzled as they join the search for the missing man.

Accused bikie sparks ‘bedlam’ after attack

Premium Content Accused bikie sparks ‘bedlam’ after attack

An alleged bikie caught in a drug deal gone bad sparked “bedlam” when he stabbed a man in the arm in the middle of a bus shopping centre car park.

Baby born on path, 200m from hospital

Baby born on path, 200m from hospital

The couple were just two minutes from their Brisbane hospital when their second child was delivered on a bike path.

Epic trailer has action, thrills and flying cars

Epic trailer has action, thrills and flying cars

It’s amazing how much action and stunts Fast & Furious 9 manages to pack into a three-minute trailer.

Ex-prime ministers and TV figures farewell Carla Zampatti

Premium Content Ex-prime ministers and TV figures farewell Carla Zampatti

Fashion icon Carla Zampatti is being farewelled at a state funeral in Sydney today after her death following a fall at the opera.

Mystery woman who was in Prince Philip’s royal circle

Premium Content Mystery woman who was in Prince Philip’s royal circle

For decades, she’s appeared discreetly at royal events, and now she is chief among those mourning the loss of Prince Philip.

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