Slices of island heaven up for grabs in Queensland

first_imgWho hasn’t dreamt about owning an island resort in the Whitsundays? Or maybe a tropical resort at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef?Or why not do both, with Long Island Resort and Club Crocodile Airlie Beach Resort both listed for sale with vacant possession via an international expressions of interest campaign.Long Island Resort, which has been owned by private investor David Kingston’s Ocean Hotels group for the past 20 years, is expected to fetch between $15 million and $20 million, while Club Crocodile Airlie Beach Resort is predicted to attract between $8 million and $10 million.Read the full story on Commercial NewsMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours agolast_img read more

Bureau of Gender Affairs Mourns Loss of UN Women Caribbean Representative, Alison McLean

first_img Share Share 158 Views   no discussions Share CommentaryInternationalLettersLifestyleLocalNewsReader BitesRegional Bureau of Gender Affairs Mourns Loss of UN Women Caribbean Representative, Alison McLean by: – June 8, 2020center_img Sharing is caring! Tweet                 The late Alison McLean(Bureau of Gender Affairs) The Ministry of Youth Development, Empowerment, Youth at Risk, Gender Affairs, Senior Security and Dominicans with Disabilities mourns passing of Alison McLean, UN Women Representative for the Multi-Country Office (MCO) – Caribbean.It is with a lot of sadness that the Ministry of Youth Development and Empowerment, Youth at Risk, Gender Affairs, Seniors Security and Dominicans with Disabilities learnt about the passing of Mrs. Mary Alison McLean, UN Women Representative for the Multi-Country Office (MCO) – Caribbean where she served following her appointment as the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport in Jamaica.Mrs. McLean served as an ambassador across the Caribbean region and the United States.  She was recognized and highly respected for her fearless advocacy for fight for gender equality, gender education, employment opportunities, child protection, services for women, men and children of the Caribbean and for the rights of the most vulnerable. She was instrumental in leading UN Women’s support to the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica in the response and recovery phases post Hurricane Maria.The Honorable Minister for the Ministry of Youth Development and Empowerment, Youth at Risk, Gender Affairs, Senior Security and Gender Affairs, Dr. Adis King stated:“The Caribbean has lost a powerful force and advocate for gender equality and equity.  We salute the memory of an exceptional woman, known for her strength and her genuine engagements as Head of UN Women, Multi-Caribbean Office.  On behalf of the Government and all the Dominican civil society organizations who have cooperated with Mrs. McLean, I extend deepest condolences to her family, staff at the UN Women, Multi-Caribbean Office and to all who had the privilege of working with her.”      Rest in peace Alison McLean; A great woman, a fearless advocate, a great leader and a true inspiration.last_img read more