40% of vocational student loans will not be repaid: report

Toowoomba apprentice Sean Leonard has won the Third Year Apprentice category in the Australian Renault Apprentice of the Year awards.

Government student loans under a cloud

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

First Australian Joint Strike Fighter pilot starts training

An F-35 II Joint Strike Fighter prototype undergoes testing in America.

Australian JSF pilot to begin training on Monday

Major German supermarket set to open in southeast Queensland

German supermarket giant Kaufland is understood to have approached southeast Queensland councils about a possible distribution centre, which would kickstart the establishment of new supermarkets.

Supermarket giant Kaufland has its eyes firmly on Queensland.

Facebook could secretly watch users through webcams, patent reveals

Facebook lodges patent to enable tracking of user's emotions

Ocean views up for sale at Bargara Rise

LAND RELEASE: Rob Sergiacomi on site at the Bargara Rise development off Watsons Road Bargara.

More ocean-view land comes on the market at Bargara

How broadband cable to Coast is good for Australia

Cable direct to Coast would help to address a major national risk

VIDEO: Battle of the Silkstone bakeries heats up

BAKE OFF: Johnny and Julie Nguyen and Tuyet Huynh from the Hot Bread Bin are holding their ground despite strong competition.

National franchises and traditional family favourites go toe-to-toe

Why getting fired was the best thing for this photographer

Photographer Nicola Brander.

From $20 an hour to employing her own staff.