@ Happy Traveller: Your comment about it not being “rocket …

Comment on Business doing it tough: Hats off to those having a go! by Michael Dean.

@ Happy Traveller: Your comment about it not being “rocket science” gives the impression that cheap flights is all it needs.
I think that is part of the problem but there also needs to be a reason to come here as we are competing with many other destinations for visitors and workers.
What substantial new attraction has been established in Alice Springs in the past 15 years? Probably count them on one hand. But then again, it’s not “rocket surgery”.

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