And the next move should be to the vacant block …

Comment on Tell a tourist bureau where to go by Bob Taylor.

And the next move should be to the vacant block on the corner of Whittaker Street and the Stuart Highway.
Why?
It would appear that most tourist seeking information drive up or down the Stuart Highway with a caravan or other form of large recreation vehicle (RV) and need suitable parking. Not an original idea from me, but got it from Mignon at the Residency. When driving through similar size towns in southeast Australia most tourist information facilities would appear to be on the main road through the town and provide adequate parking for RVs and toilet facilities.

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