Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

'Lost' Customer Prompts Action; Shopping Centre Introduces Signs in Underground Carpark Following a QT Letter

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

'Lost' Customer Prompts Action; Shopping Centre Introduces Signs in Underground Carpark Following a QT Letter

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Byline: Myjanne Jensen Myjanne.Jensen@qt.com.au

FOUND yourself lost and confused in the car park of Orion Shopping Centre lately?

If so, you are not alone.

The QT last week published a letter from Bellbird Park pensioner David Harris, a relatively new arrival to the Ipswich area he soon found himself in a predicament at Orion.

The 70 year-old, who has Parkinson's disease, said the lack of signs in the carpark meant it made it difficult for people to find their way back to their car and was therefore a potential health and safety risk.

"I complained to centre management about the issue because I had seen many people unable to find their car in the car park," Mr Harris said.

"My Parkinson's disease is one thing, but I often see ladies in particular with heaps of small kids and trolleys filled up to the brim who are lost."

After featuring in the paper, Mr Harris followed up with the shopping centre which said it was looking into the issue. …

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