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.

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John Ellicott

John Ellicott

senior journalist

journalist and author