Funding support for Cairns Indigenous Art Fair to showcase local talent

The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair has been awarded a $48,170 grant under the Morrison Government’s Indigenous Contemporary Music program. The $2 million program is aimed at increasing development opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander musicians and bands. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the grant would allow CIAF to further support local indigenous artists…

Funding boost to provide theatre experience at Cairns Festival

Nintiringanyi Indigenous Corporation has successfully secured $40,000 in funding under in the latest round of the Morrison Government’s Festivals Australia program. The funding will allow Nintiringanyi Indigenous Corporation to deliver its project, The Murama Experience, at the Cairns Festival. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the funding will provide critical support for local artists and…

Applications open for businesses in Cairns and Far North Queensland to help strengthen Australia’s supply chains

Businesses in Cairns and Far North Queensland are encouraged to apply for a grant to help strengthen Australia’s supply chain capabilities and access to critical products in times of crisis. Applications have now been opened for manufacturers under the Morrison Government’s $107.2m Supply Chain Resilience Initiative. This initiative is a key part of the Morrison…

$1 million government grant to help Mossman manufacturer modernise

The Morrison Government is providing Mossman-based manufacturer CocoNutZ Australia with a grant of $1 million to increase its competitiveness and productivity while also helping support local jobs. CocoNutZ Australia is an agricultural bio-manufacturing platform diversifying Far North Queensland agriculture through producing a range of condiments using local sugar cane. The grant is being delivered under…

Funding boost for Cairns organisations to further support veterans’ quality of life

Three Cairns organisations have been successful under the Morrison Government’s Veteran and Community Grants program. Veteran and Community Grants are for activities and services that improve the health and wellbeing of members of the veteran community. They can also fund programs that reduce social isolation, support carers and improve access to community services. Federal Leichhardt…