Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - BUSINESS -

What a won­der­ful ini­tia­tive by the Dou­glas Cham­ber of Commerce and in par­tic­u­lar new Pres­i­dent He­len De Ross and the Bendigo Bank Port Dou­glas staff for the Shop Lo­cal VIP Shop­ping night in Port Dou­glas last Thurs­day.

En­gage­ment by lo­cal busi­nesses with lo­cal cus­tomers and vice versa was fan­tas­tic to see.

Moss­man used to have a Front Street Christ­mas party.

I en­cour­age Moss­man busi­nesses to in­ter­act with the Cham­ber and per­hap

ar­range their own Shop Lo­cal Xmas Shop­ping Night in De­cem­ber. Well done Cham­ber and the Re­tail Shops that par­tic­i­pated.

Martin Tran­ter, Port Dou­glas

com­mit­ment of $100 mil­lion by the Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment help de­liver nearly 500 new and up­graded mo­bile phone base sta­tions across Aus­tralia.

Here in Far North Queens­land, three base sta­tions were built or up­graded at Coen Air­port, Darn­ley Is­land and Spee­wah – giv­ing new or ad­di­tional cov­er­age to dozens of lo­ca­tions around our re­gion.

A fur­ther $60 mil­lion has been com­mit­ted for Round 2 to of­fer even more op­por­tu­ni­ties for im­prov­ing mo­bile phone cov­er­age, but lo­cals need to

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