Labor’s housing tax to cripple Cairns property market

More than 9400 mum and dad investors living in Cairns and Far North Queensland will be directly affected by Labor’s proposed housing tax. Bill Shorten announced he would implement changes to negative gearing and increase the tax on capital gains if he is successful at the federal election. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said Labor’s…

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Entsch delivers $4 million towards indigenous education

The Coalition Government is investing $4 million to create more opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to complete year 12 and access greater opportunities through AFL Cape York House in Cairns. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today announced the additional funding at the official opening of the AFL Cape York Girl’s House in Cairns. The extra $4…

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Cairns indigenous rangers get funding boost

The Morrison Government is investing $244,974 to ensure the Yirrganydji Indigenous Land and Sea Rangers can continue the fantastic work they do protecting our environment. Indigenous rangers care for land and sea country, preserve sites of cultural significance, conserve threatened species, marine systems and cultural places and address environmental threats caused by feral animals, invasive…

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Coalition Government to invest $10 million to ensure the Lakeland Irrigation Area Project is shovel ready

The Morrison Government will invest up to $10 million to ensure the Lakeland Irrigation Area Project is shovel ready. This investment will ensure the final engineering and scoping works on this region-defining project are completed. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack  said the Coalition Government want to build dams. He said the Coalition Government’s investment for…

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