Support Local Business – Use a Whitso Tradie


Whitsunday Regional Council is asking all residents to request local tradies when dealing with insurance claims as a result of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. The idea’s being pushed by the Economic Subgroup of the Local Recovery Group and they’re anxious to see local people receive the business by … [Read more...]

“Considered Approach” Needed


The Sheep Meat Council of Australia and the Cattle Council of Australia is calling on the Federal Government for a more considered approach to its proposal to abolish the 457-visa program to mitigate the potentially detrimental flow-on effects to Australia’s red meat industry. Cattle Council of … [Read more...]

Community Urged to Support Local Business

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A Key Strategy to ensure the region kicks back from devastation rests within us all-It’s to Buy Local. Deputy Mayor John Collins is passionate about it and says in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie, he has a heartfelt appeal urging the community to support local business. As a small business … [Read more...]

Local Tradies Must Come First


Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen will demand that all insurance companies give work to local builders and tradesman for all Cyclone Debbie recovery work rather than bringing in out-of-towners. Mr Christensen says he has been receiving reports today that builders from out of town were … [Read more...]