Budget super boost for part-time workers in Cairns and Far North Queensland

Far North Queenslanders working part-time will get access to compulsory super payments. The Morrison government has scrapped the $450 per month threshold under which employees do not have to be paid superannuation. The measure, announced in this week’s federal budget, will improve economic security in retirement for around 200,000 Australian women including those living in…

Tackling the ghostly killers in our oceans

The Morrison Government is launching a crack-down on the tonnes of deadly ghost nets that indiscriminately kill tens of thousands of marine animals in Northern Australian waters each year. The Australian Fisheries Management Authority, in partnership with Parks Australia, recently recovered two massive nets, spanning a combined 820 metres and weighing an estimated 3.7 tonnes,…

Morrison Government’s plan secures the recovery for Leichhardt households, businesses and industry

The Morrison Government’s plan to secure Australia’s recovery will rebuild the economy and create more local jobs to ensure we come back stronger from the COVID-19 induced recession. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said Australia entered the crisis from a position of economic strength having brought the budget back to balance for the first time…