Federal government to fund and deliver $9 million rehab centre in Cairns

The federal government will provide $9 million to Mission Australia to fund a new Cairns-based drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre. This initiative continues the federal government’s unprecedented $720 million investment in drug and alcohol treatment services. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said government funding will support a 12-week holistic rehabilitation program and the development of…

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Cairns Aquarium to take visitors on underwater journey

Families and visitors to Cairns can now board a multi-dimensional underwater journey, following today’s launch of the Sea Explorer 5D attraction at the Cairns Aquarium and Reef Research Centre. This $1.1 million investment is one of several project components of a $4.7 million project jointly funded by the federal government under the Regional Jobs and…

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Building Better Regions funding bonanza for Far North Queensland

Seven projects across Far North Queensland have been given the greenlight under Round 3 of the federal government’s highly successful Building Better Regions Fund. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the federal government’s $8.5 million investment across seven projects* will help grow local economies and build a strong future for our region. He said the…

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