Entries by Monique StClair

Australian minimum wage earners get a boost

Australia’s lowest paid workers will get a pay rise next financial year, though it’s not as big as last year’s increase. The national minimum wage will be raised by $21.60 a week to $740.80 from July 1, despite unions calling for a $43 rise (or six percent). It works out to be a 3 percent […]

Man charged with 61 offences after S.E.Q. crime spree

A man will front court today charged 61 offences, following the theft of $1.7 million worth of cars across South East Queensland. The 32-year-old from Brisbane, along with four associates, are allegedly linked to the theft of 47 vehicles and seven motorcycles since February. Police say the vehicles were taken for car parks and garages […]

Residential apartments in The Star’s next tower hit market today

The Star has decided to fast track sales and development for their highly anticipated fourth tower, releasing hundreds of apartments to the market today. The $500 million development with be 63 storeys high, with 457 residential apartments and 210 five-star hotel rooms on their Broadbeach site. It will be positioned south of the Dorsett hotel […]

Queensland’s top cat and dog breeds and names revealed

The RACQ has revealed the state’s favourite pet breeds and names for the past 12 months. The stats, taken from insurance policies taken out, show that small dogs called ‘Charlie’ are the most common, followed by ‘Bella’, ‘Ruby’, ‘Max’ and ‘Molly’. For cats, ‘Luna’ is the most popular name followed by ‘Bella’, ‘Milo’, ‘Frankie’ and […]