Multiple Grants Awarded to Strengthen Cairns Community

CAIRNS is set to become a stronger community with four local groups being awarded Federal Government grants to improve facilities. Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch has congratulated the groups who have all been awarded grants under round three of the Stronger Communities program. “It’s programs like this that can make a real difference to…

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VMR Weipa Awarded Stronger Communities Grant

LOCAL Federal MP Warren Entsch has congratulated the Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR) Weipa Inc on receiving a $12,000 grant under round three of the Stronger Communities program. Mr Entsch said it’s programs like this that can make a real difference to local groups in the way they connect and interact with community and build ties…

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Torres Island Projects Awarded Stronger

THE Torres Strait Islands are set to become stronger communities with two local groups being awarded a total of $27,000 in Federal Government grants. Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch has congratulated the groups who have been awarded grants under round three of the Stronger Communities program. “It’s programs like this that can make a…

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Douglas Shire Awarded Three Stronger Communities Grants

THE Douglas Shire is set to become a stronger community with three local groups being awarded a total of $50,210 in Federal Government grants to improve facilities. Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch has congratulated the groups who have been awarded grants under round three of the Stronger Communities program. “It’s programs like this that…

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$300 MILLION UPGRADE AND FOUR NEW OPVs

Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence, and the Hon Warren Entsch MP, Member for Leichardt, have welcomed the approval of a $300 million upgrade to the naval base, HMAS Cairns, to accommodate new Offshore Patrol Vessels. With the announcement of German company Lurssen to be the prime contractor of the construction of 12…

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