SHOPPING NIGHT SUCCESS
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