Port Douglas’ water supply secured for the next century

A new 20-megalitre reservoir in Port Douglas will guarantee both water supply and economic opportunity for the region. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the reservoir would support sustainable population growth in the region for the next 100 years. “This new reservoir will provide water to around 7,000 people a day during peak periods, helping…

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More uni student places a boon for Far North Queensland

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said federal government funding to increase the number of students at CQUniversity would be a major boost for local students and the Far North Queensland economy. Mr Entsch said the federal government was providing an additional $9.1 million over four years to increase the number of sub-bachelor students at CQUniversity campuses,…

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Federal funding for Local Drug Action Teams now open

Local organisations are urged to apply for funding to put more Local Drug Action Teams on the ground to tackle ice and other drug issues in our communities. Round four of the LDAT program has now opened and interested community organisations have until December 7 to get their funding applications in. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren…

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