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News item from The Cairns Post, Thursday, 13 April, 1933
Postal Facilities in the Mareeba District
On Tuesday the District Inspect or of Post and Telegraphs (Mr. Hunter) visited the Mareeba district inquiring into the proposed improved postal facilities in the tobacco areas.
A visit was paid to Paddy's Green, when Mr. Hunter, accompanied by Mr Strattman, traversed the' proposed mail route via the Springs and Paddy's Green, a distance of 35 miles. It is understood applications may be called at an early date for the conveyance of tri-weekly service.
Another matter that has long been the concern of the Mareeba Chamber of Commerce was the proposed telephone lines to Dimbulah. Mr. Hunter also inspected this route and it is understood the work has been approved of. It may only be a matter of a few weeks before the work will be placed in hand.

News item from The Cairns Post, Thursday, 1 November, 1934
On Saturday night last the dance arranged by the Mareeba C.W.A. Younger Set took place at Paddy's Green, and was a huge success, both socially and financially.
Three lorries and six cars conveyed the dance lovers from Mareeba, and the hall was taxed to its utmost.
À number of the members of the set appeared in fancy costumes. Several novelty events were also conducted, and the total result for the night was a profit of £14.

News item from The Cairns Post, Monday, 31 January, 1938
Paddy's Green School.
The Paddy's Green State School Committee has received advice from the Department of Public Instruction,. advising that permission had been granted for a school at Flat Rock, situated between Paddy's Green and The Springs.
It is intended to remove the school at present at West Carbine, and it is expected that the school will be opened within three months.
- Our Mareeba correspondent.

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