- Mar 4, 2015
- Platinum 1
Unfortunately it's not just tourism. That hotel that is doing it tough, is surrounded by other businesses supplying them. Someone washes their sheets for them. The laundry that provides this service uses a local tradesman to maintain their equipment. That tradesman uses the local mechanic to fix his ute. When you pull a major income stream from an area, the effect flows on.Yup, what I’ve been saying for months and months. But we seem not to care anymore about tourism anymore in QLD clearly…
What I find disturbing is that I'm not seeing a lot of evidence for the above on the ground. Whilst the directly hit businesses are doing it tough, the flow on doesn't seem to be an issue, with most trades etc still busy. I can see only two logical reasons for this. One is that I'm wrong (very serious and highly unlikely!) or the economy is still awash with cash from job keeper and the effects from the latest mess have yet to be seen.