In an era of troubled islands, multi-million-dollar Queensland development is knocked back

In an era of troubled islands, multi-million-dollar Queensland development is knocked back

Updated May 17, 2018 06:56:12 Photo: Hummock Hill Island is about 30 kilometres south of Gladstone in central Queensland. (Supplied: Pacificus) Related Story: Queensland’s idyllic islands are sitting in ruins, so what has gone so wrong? Related Story: Another Great Barrier Reef resort is on the market As idyllic islands …

Chinese police seize fake Penfolds, Swisse, Blackmores in multi-million-dollar counterfeiting crackdown

Chinese police seize fake Penfolds, Swisse, Blackmores in multi-million-dollar counterfeiting crackdown

Posted May 07, 2018 12:49:04 Police in southern China have seized more than 30 million yuan ($6.3 million) worth of counterfeit products, including large hauls of popular Australian-branded wines, vitamins, foods, and cosmetics. Key points: China is the world leader in producing and exporting counterfeit goods, a report says Some …

News quiz: This week was all about Facebook, festivals and multi-million-dollar fines

News quiz: This week was all about Facebook, festivals and multi-million-dollar fines

Updated April 13, 2018 10:33:00 This week Splendour in the Grass released its massive line-up, athletes went missing from the Commonwealth Games and Nick Xenophon’s party got a new name. Let’s see how much you remember from this week. Topics: human-interest First posted April 13, 2018 04:57:50 Source link

NAB linked to investigation into multi-million-dollar corporate fraud

NAB linked to investigation into multi-million-dollar corporate fraud

By Rachael Jones Updated April 10, 2018 16:12:23 Three Sydney businesses were raided this morning by detectives as part of an ongoing investigation into multi-million-dollar corporate fraud involving the National Australia Bank. Search warrants were issued for businesses in North Sydney, Milsons Point and Potts Point. Detectives searched the properties …

‘Beautiful buildings, but missing the people’: Why multi-million-dollar health facilities are empty

‘Beautiful buildings, but missing the people’: Why multi-million-dollar health facilities are empty

Posted April 01, 2018 06:04:35 Photo: Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel remains empty and unused a year after completion. (Supplied: Peter Bennetts) Map: Fitzroy Crossing 6765 Dialysis facilities worth $17 million are sitting padlocked, empty and unused in WA’s north, due to what the Health Department says are issues with contracting …

Royal Flying Doctor Service gets multi-million-dollar boost for mental health, dental care

Royal Flying Doctor Service gets multi-million-dollar boost for mental health, dental care

Updated March 29, 2018 13:34:53 Photo: The RFDS has tested a dental program for the past two years and the extra cash will make it permanent. (ABC News: David Maguire) Related Story: Flying Doctors fight barriers to treat mental illness in the bush The Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) has …

UK police nab alleged final gang member in multi-million-dollar jewellery heist

UK police nab alleged final gang member in multi-million-dollar jewellery heist

Updated March 30, 2018 06:49:49 Photo: The gang of mostly elderly men drilled through a concrete vault wall during the heist. (Supplied: Metropolitan police) Related Story: Five jailed for 34 years over England’s ‘biggest burglary in history’ Related Story: Pensioners among 9 arrested over London jewellery heist The suspected final …