Congratulations to Far North Queensland’s students

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has congratulated thousands of local school students and their teachers for a successful school year. The last day of school for Queensland Government schools was Friday, 13 December 2019. Mr Entsch said students should enjoy a well-earned break before either continuing with their education, heading to university or entering the…

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New Online Safety Act to keep Far North Queenslanders safe

The Morrison Government has today commenced consultation on a proposed new Online Safety Act to keep Australians safe online. Federal Communications, Cyber Safety and Arts Minister Paul Fletcher said keeping Australians safe online is a top priority for the Morrison Government. He said the proposed reforms deliver on a commitment made at the 2019 federal…

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My Business Health website launched to support FNQ businesses

The Morrison Government today launched the My Business Health website to help small business owners manage stress and mental wellbeing. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the new website offered free tools, templates and useful tips to help small business owners manage through day-to-day operations. “The Morrison Government has listened to small and family businesspeople…

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Cairns agency chosen to run youth employment industry pilot

The Morrison Government has announced that Skill360 has been chosen to pilot an industry-led employment pathway for young people in Cairns and Townsville. The Youth Jobs PaTH industry pilot will focus on connecting young people to employers in retail, accommodation and food services, administration, and support services. The pilot will help young people learn the…

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Schools across FNQ to benefit from new project funding

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today announced $198,891 towards 11 new projects at schools across Far North Queensland to benefit students and the local community. The projects will be delivered via the Local Schools Community Fund that was announced in this year’s federal budget. More than 30 schools from across Cairns and Far North Queensland…

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Environmental disaster recovery funding for FNQ beaches

Beaches across Far North Queensland will share in $371,338 in funding to help revitalise their rich natural habitat following the unprecedented Monsoon Trough earlier this year. Revitalisation projects at Cow Bay Beach, Pretty Beach, Oak Beach, Ellis Beach, Clifton Beach, Trinity Beach and Holloways Beach have been given the green light as part of the…

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