No EFTPOS, no cash, so it was IOUs at Harden on weekend in blackout

John Ellicott
By John Ellicott
Updated September 19 2017 - 11:18pm, first published September 18 2017 - 9:02pm
IGA store at Harden warned customers but tempers still flared with no EFTPOS system and ATMs knocked out by the Telstra breakdown.

A whole town has lost Telstra mobile coverage for four days, forcing frustrated locals to ask for IOUs from businesses after eftpos systems collapsed and businesses lost thousands of dollars.


John Ellicott

John Ellicott

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