Is this a different sort of layabout than those that hog around at Villa Romana with a gobful of pasta and a gutful of free red wine? I wonder if someone has had too much sun and kava in the islands.
- ''Lets have a reality check here and look at some history.
Cairns Central sucked the retail life out of the CBD and it is still recovering and now you have a CRC that wants to suck further life from it with a cultural precinct.
Unless you have good shops, hotels and people living in the CBD and visitors to support the retailers this will be another white elephant project.
It is not the trees and green spaces that will make the CBD thrive but PEOPLE. Be prepared to get rid of the grubs, the bogans and the layabouts and you might have a chance of reigniting the CBD.''
- Posted by: Kevin Byrne of PNG 11:15am today
The Cairns Post has now removed the comment although they haven't removed the other one from 'Kevin Byrne of PNG' on the Duyfken. Funny thing is their comments are supposed to be moderated.