Cairns to host Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility

Image of Cairns Airport's proposed expansion, courtesy Cairns Post The Government has reached another milestone in the establishment of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) by announcing that Cairns, Queensland, will host its headquarters. Among Cairns’ many strengths is its undisputed connectivity to Asian markets, including Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan and strong domestic connectivity.…

New school guide offers hundreds of programmes for young FNQ innovators

SCHOOL students in Far North Queensland will have unprecedented access to more than 250 entrepreneurial, science, digital technology, engineering and mathematics programmes with the release of a new guide. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch says the Australian Governments’s SPI (STEM Programme Index) 2016 is effectively a one-stop catalogue of innovative initiatives provided by business,…

Dob in a Dealer to help fight against Ice

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has welcomed today’s launch in Cairns of the Dob in a Dealer campaign as part of a new million-dollar partnership between the Coalition Government and Crime Stoppers Australia. The Commonwealth Government is providing $1 million to fund the national Dob in a Dealer campaign to raise awareness of methamphetamine,…

Funding to help build Torres Strait disaster resilience

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has welcomed a Commonwealth-State joint-funding announcement of more than $3 million in projects to assist communities across Queensland build resilience to natural disasters. Projects are jointly supported with Commonwealth Government funding matched by the Queensland State Government and funding recipients. This funding encourages a partnership approach to disaster resilience, with funding…