FNQ show societies urged to apply for funding grants of up to $500,000

Show societies across Far North Queensland are encouraged to apply for funding to upgrade, maintain, buy or build new showground infrastructure and attractions under the Australian Government’s Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said eligible local show societies and state and territory agricultural show peak bodies could receive grants of…

New grants available for swimming programs in Far North Queensland

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch is encouraging local community groups to apply for new swimming grants to enable or improve opportunities for people with disabilities and from diverse backgrounds to enjoy this great Aussie past-time. Working in partnership with Swimming Australia, the Community Swimming Grants Program* allows organisations the opportunity to apply for grants of…

NDIS community workshop comes to Cairns

People with disability in Cairns and Far North Queensland are invited to share their experiences with the National Disability Insurance Scheme. An accessible community workshop will be held in Cairns on October 8 to discuss ways to improve participants’ experiences with the NDIS. National Disability Insurance Scheme Minister Stuart Robert recently announced the public consultation…