Fears subsidy a 'quick fix' for remote cost of living

By Keira Jenkins
Updated June 19 2024 - 3:45pm, first published 3:41pm
Talei Elu says more competition is needed in freight and retail markets in remote communities. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)
Talei Elu says more competition is needed in freight and retail markets in remote communities. (Mick Tsikas/AAP PHOTOS)

Prices for essential goods will be subsidised for people living in remote communities in far north Queensland, but some residents fear it is only a "quick fix".

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