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  • TAFE Queensland: Couch Incorporated

    Press coverage from Careerone (The Courier-Mail)

  • Urbis: City unit spree defies warnings

    Press coverage from The Australian

  • Frasers Property Australia: Frasers forges ahead

    Press coverage from The Courier-Mail.

  • Ausbuild: Redlands boom brings diversity

    Press coverage from Home (The Courier-Mail).

  • Ausbuild: Little block the perfect size (Providence)

    Press coverage from Home (The Courier-Mail).

  • Frasers Property Australia: Own a piece of history (Yungaba House)

    Press coverage from Home (The Courier-Mail)

  • AMP: Life costs a packet

    Press coverage from The Courier-Mail.

  • Urbis: Gold Coast apartments selling like hotcakes

    Press coverage from

  • Urbis: Interview with Senior Analyst, Lynda Campbell

    Press coverage on Channel 9 News

  • Frasers Property Australia: Couple downsize in style

    Press coverage from Home (The Courier-Mail)

  • The Institution Gastro Ale House: opening press launch

    Press coverage from The Gold Coast Bulletin

  • AMP: News piece about saving for retirement

    Press coverage on Channel 7 News.

  • Brisbane Racing Club: Birds home in on roost

    Press coverage from The Courier-Mail

  • Brisbane Racing Club: Cup runneth over

    Press coverage from The Sunday Mail

  • Heavy Haulage Australia moves into WA

    On the back of winning a number of major contracts, Heavy Haulage Australia is opening a new facility in Western Australia. The West Australian reports.

  • Where City Meets Bay

    The Saturday Courier Mail explores Manly Harbour Village, one of Brisbane’s hidden gems.

  • Clever clowns cheer up sick kids

    Drama students from Moreton Bay College made a trip to the Mater Children’s Hospital to put a smile on the faces of sick kids. Channel 7 was there for all the laughter.

  • Heavy Haulage Australia secures major awards

    Heavy Haulage Australia secured major awards with Santos and Titan Energy Services. Australasian Transport News reports.

  • Mack 'Goldie' auctioned for charity

    Mack Trucks auctioned off the last remaining limited edition 50th Anniversary Southern Cross Titan, nicknamed ‘Goldie’. All the proceeds went to the Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland.

  • Hucklebuck has tongues wagging

    Stradbroke Handicap Favourite makes a big splash on the cover of The Saturday Courier Mail ahead of Queensland’s richest race.

  • Freemasons Open Secrets

    The Freemasons are keen to shake their “secret society” reputation and are logging onto social media in the hope of connecting with a new generation. The Courier Mails QWeekend reports.

  • Treasury Casino and Hotel Queensland Oaks Day

    Ahead of the Treasury Casino and Hotel Queensland Oaks Day, Jane Gollan and Tegan Harrison along with filly Tornado Miss graced the front page of The Saturday Courier Mail.

  • Doomben 10,000 Jockeys reach new heights

    Friends and rival jockeys Ryan Wiggins and Tim Bell climb Brisbane’s Story Bridge with the Doomben 10,000 trophy.

  • Airport lockdown as racing royalty flies to town

    New Zealand racing royalty was unloaded from a Singapore Airlines flight ahead of the Brisbane Racing Carnival. The Courier Mail was there to report.

  • Up and Away for Oaks Day

    The Courier Mail interviews Samantha Jade about her plans for the year. She will be in town to perform at the Treasury Casino and Hotel Queensland Oaks Day on May 31 2014.

  • Run Free at the Channel 7 Brisbane Racing Carnival

    Style Magazine featured the beautiful Kimberley Busteed as their May 2014 cover girl. Kimberley is the official ambassador for the Brisbane Racing Carnival.

  • Facelift of Brisbane's north shore takes shape

    Urbis Residential Analyst Jon Rivera speaks to Channel 9 presenter Katherine Feeney about the development of Brisbane’s North Bank and Hamilton Reach.

  • These two trainers know how to packer punch

    Temple of Boom and Spirit of Boom trainer, Tony Gollan went toe-to-toe with Buffering trainer Rob Heathcote ahead of the Brisbane Racing Carnival BTC Cup.

  • Diary of a Digger

    Freemason and World War II Veteran Bob Christie opened up about his ordeal as a prisoner of war to Channel 7 news. His incredible story served as an ANZAC Day reminder of the incredibly courageous men and women serving our country.

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  • Meal replacement drinks a top choice

    Diet shakes outranked other fad slimming regimes as the most popular way to lose weight according to a new survey by low-fat cookbook queen and weightloss expert Annette Sym.

  • Managing and Maintaining - Safe Work Behaviour

    Many Australian mining companies are cutting their workforce sizes in a bid to save costs, according to leading recruitment specialist, Chandler Macleod.

    Experts at Chandler Macleod, said that with the industry currently in a volatile position, bosses are seeking to streamline existing teams into smaller, more flexible workforces in order to boost productivity and cut staffing costs.

  • UD Truck Company are celebrating its big 40

    UD Trucks celebrated its 40th anniversary of operation as it stopped into Tamworth last week. A cavalcade of six trucks including a vintage 1970s model pulled into town as part of its national road show.

  • Boys sink teeth into healthy diet

    Moreton Bay Boys’ College students, learnt an important lesson in healthy eating from Australia’s best selling low-fat cookbook author, Annette Sym, during Canteen Week.

  • Mack’s big engines hit West Australian mines

    Mack’S MP10 engine range has successfully entered the West Australian market and is now in the Goldfields, hauling gold-bearing ore to crushers with KDB Haulage.

  • Rent too high if it blows your budget

    With more people renting than ever before, AMP financial planner, Dianne Charman, has warned renters to consider how much of their wage they are spending on rent. She said spending 25-30 per cent of your net income was a fair budget for people to aim for.

  • Tunnel timetable set after standoff

    Urbis regional director, Peter Hyland, described the possible construction of two Brisbane underground stations as a sensible alternative for business.

  • Glen Gallon is the greatest greyhound in the world

    Glen Gallon has won nearly $600,000 in prize money over his career, making him one of the richest dogs in the history of Australian greyhound racing.

  • Students fuel Brisbane recovery

    Brisbane’s apartment market recovery is continuing, helped by a rise in investments from international university students. Property analysts, Urbis, recorded 616 apartments sold in the second quarter of this year, up marginally from 588 in the first quarter.

  • Bash was rough, tough and dusty but a great experience

    Freemasons Queensland spent 10 days travelling around Queensland to raise funds for the 2013 Variety Bash.

  • Students test speech ability

    Healthy rivalry came into force when Moreton Bay College and Moreton Bay Boys’ College competed in a public speaking contest.

  • Confidence boost: Apartment market on the rise

    Brisbane’s two-bedroom apartment market has recorded its highest level of buyer interest since the global financial crisis. Urbis Director, Malcolm Aikman, said the Brisbane apartment market has increased by four per cent this quarter.

  • Hungary caterpillars no match for prep boys

    Moreton Bay Boys’ College showcased a range of school-grown produce at the annual Prep Veggie Market on Wednesday, October 9.

  • Make plans for future growth

    A recent Urbis report warned that master plans were a vital ingredient to grow Queensland communities and if they were not implemented towns and city centres faced long term risks.

  • Sydney land releases fail to meet demand

    The latest Urbis Residential Greenfields Index found Sydney still had the weakest fundamentals of any Australian market, with the city not releasing enough land for people wishing to build homes.

  • Mack supports a father’s worldwide quest to help kids with cystic fibrosis

    Mack Trucks Australia has donated $10,000 to help a local dad whose daughter has cystic fibrosis, take off on a worldwide quest to raise funds for kids burdened by the chronic illness.

  • New service for recruiting interim executives

    A new search engine by the Australasian Interim Executive Association, Find I-E, has helped reduce the cost and process for organisations looking to recruit senior professionals.

  • Most popular venue opens its doors again for Brisbane Open House

    Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of Queensland, Gary Bacon, invited the cameras into the hidden inner city Masonic Memorial Centre, as part of Brisbane’s Open House event on Saturday, October 12.

  • Spring Clean your home loan and save

    AMP Financial planner, Dianne Charman, has some helpful tips for spring cleaning your mortgage repayments to save thousands of dollars on interest.

  • Forget miracle diets - exercise and food choice key to health

    Best selling low-fat cookbook author, Annette Sym, is urging people the resist the temptation of trying weight-loss gimmicks.

  • Court to rule on fields fees

    Racing Queensland has announced its support of a move by Tatts Group to apply to the Queensland Supreme Court to determine the dispute over deductions relating to the interstate race information fees.

  • Ausbuild launch Kinross stage two

    Redland housing developer, Ausbuild has launched the second stage of its Kinross Estate at Thornlands.

  • Friendly rivals in village challenge

    Low-fat cookbook queen, Annette Sym, judged the inaugural inter-village bake-off between two aged care facilities on the Sunshine Coast.

  • Save kids who drown in debt

    Daily Telegraph - 15.7.13 - Finance tips for older children.pdf

    Avoiding running into debt when making vital monetary decisions for the first time is crucial to paving the way to a healthy financial future. AMP financial planner Dianne Charman says access to credit has been made much easier for the younger generations compared with a few decades ago, which has allowed them to run into debt more easily.

  • Brisbane's beautiful bay in full bloom

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    Wynnum-Manly is on the cusp on a building boom as approvals double and developers take advantage of fast-disappearing vacant land. Ausbuild joint managing director Matt Bell said the group had developed about a dozen projects in the area in the past decade.

  • ABC Radio Interview with the Queensland Freemasons

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    Deputy Grand Secretary of the United Grand Lodge of Queensland, Graham Schulz was interviewed about the first ever live streaming of the Grand Installation Ceremony on July 3, 2013.

  • Brisbane apartments better value for money

    Inner Brisbane apartment sales have had their best quarter since 2004 led by increasing supply and competition among developers to offer better value deals to buyers. A report sent to clients by planning company Urbis, showed 42 residential projects recorded a total of 588 new apartment sales in the first quarter, up 184 compared to the fourth quarter of 2012.

  • Rents lift bulky goods site sales


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    Stability is returning to Queensland’s bulky goods sector after three years of falling rents. The stronger market has added the more than $360 million worth of deals struck in the past 12 months.

  • Juniors fly high at titles

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    The state’s top gymnasts showcased their skills at the Gymnastics Queensland Junior State Championships at the Sleeman Sports Complex from June 21-23. Head of Moreton Bay College Gymnastics Laura Watson said she was impressed with the club’s performance.

  • Fight against violence

    Courier Mail- 28.06.13- Fight against violence .jpg

    Schools are clamping down on sports field fighting in light of recent State of Origin violence, but have called on past and present players to do more to ban the biff. Wynnum-Manly prop Steve Malt, whose 12-year-old sons Connor and Ethan play league for Wynnum juniors, said the boys and their team-mates were taught not to fight.

  • Harness the rage

    Gold Coast Bulletin- 22.06.13- Harness the rage.jpg

    The Premiers Cup meeting is supposed to be a celebration for the Gold Coast Harness Racing Club. But instead there will be a tinge of sadness at Parklands tonight when the running of the Group 2 Premiers Cup and Group 3 Gold Coast Oaks marks the end of an era for GCHRC.

  • Dashing dishlicker proving he's one right out of the box

    Courier Mail- 04.07.13- Greyhound.JPG

    Queensland greyhound is poised to bolster his top-dog status when he runs in his 14th Group 1 race in tomorrow night’s Garrard’s Winter Cup final.

  • Development plan needs leadership

    Planning groups have voiced early support for proposed NSW planning changes, but question whether authorities have the capacity to implement the sweeping reforms.

  • Dining in dark

    It might just be a tiny tast of what life is like when you are vision impaired, but a group of Ipswich Freemasons are hoping their dining in the dark concept helps people realise the importance of guide dogs.

  • Deals set to drive truck sales

    UD Trucks Australia, announced a range of new finance offers set to take the industry by storm.

  • Winter makes for a ladies' day at the races

    From their hats to their heels, the ladies of Queensland are ready to impress at the Oaks Day races.

  • Lessons from the experts

    Three women in finance tell us what they wish they’d known when they were 30.

  • Homeground

    How you can urn a beautiful garden.

  • Tap into weight loss program

    Many people start the new year with good intention to lose weight, but most struggle to stay on track. Drinking water helps with weight loss according to Annette Sym, author of the Simply Too Good To Be True cookbook series.

  • Day of action against bullying campaign

    From the air it was hard to miss the anti-bullying message spelt out by students at Moreton Bay Boys’ College this morning.

  • The Big Question Facing Unit Buyers

    Jon Rivera, associate director of property economics for Urbis, reports equally strong buyer demand for both one and two-bedroom apartments for new developments, fuelled by a surge in generation Y occupants.

  • Time to move location

    The South Burnett could become the next Lockyer Valley.
    Queensland property consultancy company Urbis, the architects behind the relocation of Grantham, said the same could be an option for vulnerable parts of the South Burnett.

  • Freemasons join the Bash

    What do you get when you team three Freemasons up with a really old car and a race across half the country? You get one heck of an adventure.

  • Card fees leave students in debt

    Young Australians applying for first-time credit cards are finding the limits offered could result in them falling into a debt trap. Hillross Financial Planner, Toby Winten, says he often has to warn young people of the severe impact credit card debt can have.

  • Long Island style in the sunny state

    Ausbuild’s new display village is all about the Hamptons.

  • Ladies rule at race day

    Ladies will dominate the track next weekend at Doomben’s annual Girls’ Day Out.

  • Students get lesson in blonde ambition

    Moreton Bay College student Zoe Otto knows better than anyone what a crippling phobia stage fright can be.
    The school’s senior dance, drama and music students received a treat yesterday when cast members of musical Legally Blonde joined them for a Q&A session.

  • Plastic lies hide shame

    Four out of five Australians conceal the truth from their family and friends when it comes to credit card debt. AMP financial planner Dianne Charman says it’s important to discuss debt with your partner.

  • Being Phone Smart

    There are various ways to cut back at home and avoid those shock roaming bills. Smartphone users can skip a few heartbeats when falling victim to bill shock.

  • The Newlyweds' Financial Guide

    Ok, we know you’ve promised to love each other for richer, for poorer, but there are many steps you can take, to make sure “richer” features more prominently in your married life. You just need to get yourself a sound financial plan. Here’s how:

  • Deal with rego using card plan

    Hundreds of thousands of Queenslanders unable to pay their car registration on time are unlikely to have heard of a free scheme to help them pay.

  • Jan 'retires' to serve the community she loves

    After almost 30 years teaching at Moreton Bay College bayside, Jan Unsworth has retired.

  • Mack presents 50th anniversary commemorative calender

    Mack enthusiasts can now get their hands on a piece of history with this year’s Mack Trucks Australia 50th anniversary commemorative calender.

  • The big question facing unit buyers

    It’s a question many industry pundits love to debate and one many mums and dads looking to invest, agonise over when buying units and apartments as rental properties.

  • Pressure builds for banks to deliver cut

    The big banks are under an enormous pressure to pass on a pre-Christmas rate cut in full to spur on retail and relieve struggling home owners.

  • Christmas can still be wonderful on a budget

    Presents, festive food and holidays can all take a heavy toll on your bank balance

  • Asian firms come calling to invest

    Investors and casino operators from Korea and Malaysia will tender for the broadwater Marine Project as big ticket companies from China and Taiwan canvas the Gold Coast property market following a trade admission.

  • Top award honours teacher

    Moreton Bay Boys’ College maths teacher, Kerrie Johnson, has been honoured with the 2012 Dr Roger Hunt Excellence in Beginning to Teach Award.

  • Facebook limit to aid exam prep

    Parents are being urged to limit children’s social media use to 10 minutes an hour while studying, as many of the state’s Year 12 students enter their final school exams this week.

  • Freemasons opening up lodge for all to see

    Ever wondered what happens behind the closed doors of a Freemasons’ lodge? Well, now is your chance.

  • The increase in McMansions - how Queensland homes are getting bigger and bigger

    Leading Queensland builder, AusBuild, said there is a growing demand for large homes in South East Queensland.

  • A delicious spring treat

    Annette Sym’s low-fat, baked cheesecake recipe appears in the Daily Mercury.

  • Pupils whip up a charitable feast

    These future masterchefs are taking time out of their stressful study sessions to cook up meals for clients at the Balmoral Community Centre.

  • Blake ready to take a swing at the world

    Moreton Bay Boys’ College student, Blake Proverbs, is taking on the world.

  • The gift of thrift

    Manage silly season spending with these pointers from AMP financial planner, Dianne Charman.

  • Grooming mo-ments

    Masonic brothers across the state have ditched their razors to get behind a hairy cause and raise awareness about men’s health issues.

  • She teaches all the tricks of the tradie

    Bayside teacher, Kerrie Johnstone, has been shortlisted as finalist in a prestigious Queensland award which recognises excellence in new teachers.

    The Moreton Bay Boys’ College, middle school maths teacher said, she was honoured to be named as one of only five finalists for the 2012 Dr Roger Hunt Excellence in Beginning to Teach Award.

  • Facebook limit to aid exam prep

    Parents are being urged to limit children’s social media use to 10 minutes an hour while studying, as many of the state’s Year 12 students enter their final school exams this week.

  • Feeling of debt deja vu

    Australians are overpaying their higher education loans without even realising it.

  • Unclaimed Superannuation

    AMP Financial Planner, Tony Rigby, was interviewed by Nine News about unclaimed superannuation.