New tourism tool takes Tropical North Queensland to the world

A Cairns-based business has developed a new suite of tools and services designed to enhance the ability of Far North Queensland’s tourism industry to promote itself in both domestic and international markets. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the Didgigo Tropical North Queensland Tourism Export Accelerator would allow businesses to quickly create and produce high-quality…

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FNQ facilities urged to apply for new MRI licences

A competitive public application process has been opened to determine the location for 20 Medicare eligible MRI licences. The federal government has already announced ten locations to receive Medicare subsidised MRIs from 1 November 2018, subject to the sites meeting the required approvals and administrative requirements. A total of 30 sites are set to receive…

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Federal government funds essential Rondo Theatre upgrades

The federal government will fully-fund important upgrades to the Rondo Theatre in time for the upcoming season to ensure theatre-goers continue to access to first-class local facilities. Federal Leichhardt Warren MP Entsch, who announced the additional $200,000 in funding today, said the upgrades were essential for the future of the Rondo Theatre. “This federal government…

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Report into powering the Daintree released

Options for supplying power to the Daintree community have been investigated in a report released today by energy market experts Sunverge. The analysis, supported by $180,000 from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, examined five options to power the World Heritage-listed Daintree rainforest. These included single and multiple electrical micro-grids with high renewables uptake and a…

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