Water security for jobs and growth in the Lakeland Basin

The Coalition Government is getting on with the job of delivering our water infrastructure needs, today announcing $825,000 to fast-track a feasibility assessment of the Lakeland irrigation area. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce made the announcement today as part of a $150 million funding commitment to fast-track the…

New grants to fight tropical diseases

The Turnbull Government is working to cement Australia’s position as a global leader in tropical health. Today in Cairns we announced a series of grants to commercialise medical research in the fight against tropical diseases. Eleven organisations have been offered close to $7 million under the Coalition’s Tropical Medicine Commercialisation programme (ATMC).  The funding will…