Morrison Government to invest $354 million to support the health and wellbeing of Australia’s women

The Morrison Government is investing $353.9 million over the next four years as part of this year’s federal budget to support women’s health, including funding for cervical and breast cancer, endometriosis and reproductive health. This significant investment builds on the Morrison Government’s commitment to implementing the five priority areas of the National Women’s Health Strategy…

Morrison Government to boost connectivity in regional, rural and remote communities

The Morrison Government will invest $130.4 million to improve connectivity in regional, rural, and remote communities. The investment in the Regional Connectivity Program, announced in the federal budget, brings the Morrison Government’s commitments to improve digital connectivity infrastructure in regional, rural, and remote areas to more than $600 million. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said…

Morrison Government invests $240m to deliver Cairns Western Arterial Road duplication

The Morrison Government will invest $240 million to bust congestion and improve road safety along the state-owned Cairns Western Arterial Road. The investment is part of a wider $1.4 billion infrastructure investment for new projects across the state that will be announced in this year’s federal budget. The Morrison Government’s $240m investment represents the full…

Funding takes flight for Cape York airstrip upgrades

Communities in Cape York will benefit from better air services thanks to the Australian Government’s latest round of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the upgrades will help local communities maintain access to essential goods and services. Aurukun, Coen and Pormpuraaw airports will receive much-needed upgrades under the program. “Cook…

More live music coming to Cairns

The Morrison Government is reactivating live music with Cairns’ Elixir Music Bar securing funding under round two of the Live Music Australia Program. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the funding will provide critical support for local live music venue and support local communities and economies to re-emerge from the pandemic. “I am pleased to…