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Rock solid news for pumped hydro project

The “biggest water battery in the world” will have a solid foundation as drillers found “highly competent granite” during investigation work in Central
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Australian unemployment rate below OECD average

Australia’s unemployment rate is well below the average global rate, according to the latest OECD data. Analysis, released this week, of the 38 countries in the
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Fashion innovator Iris Van Herpen to exhibit at GOMA

By Susan Schwartz In the world of fashion, there’s not much that hasn’t been done before – except for Dutch designer Iris van Herpen’s fantastical
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Aussies lead push to recycle used solar panels

More than 100,000 tonnes of used solar panels are expected to become waste over the next 10 years and Australian researchers are stepping up recycling
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Woman scammed. | Newsreel

Anti-scam plan keeps everyone in the loop

A new anti-scam intelligence loop has been established to facilitate better exchange of intel between government agencies, banks, telecommunications companies and
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Child in photo studio. | Newsreel

Blue card rule changes for kin

An expanded list of service providers will need to obtain a blue card, while rules will be relaxed for kin, under changes to Queensland’s working with children
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Queensland’s population cracks 5.5 million

Queensland’s population ticked over 5.5 million last year, as Australia’s population nudged 27 million. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures,
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ABS crowns Bundy the avocado capital

The ABS has released its first series of agricultural statistics using new methodology, which show the Central Queensland town of Bundaberg is the avocado and macadamia
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Sunshine Coast community spirit celebrated

A former elite athlete and natural bodybuilder turned mental health advocate has been named Citizen of the Year at the annual Sunshine Coast Biosphere Community
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Unemployment rate drops to 4.0 percent

Thousands of Australians returned to work in May as the national unemployment rate fell to 4.0 percent. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data show that
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