Delivering a year-round playing facility for Weipa Bowls Club

A re-elected Morrison Government will invest $2.5 million to help deliver a fully covered bowling green at Weipa Bowls Club and convert the current grass surfaces to a synthetic surface allowing club members to play year-round including during the wet season. This funding will also allow for the installation of lighting that to ensure members…

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Morrison Government to deliver Port Douglas Aquatic Park

The Morrison Government is investing $5 million to deliver the Port Douglas Aquatic Park, to provide a safe year-round swimming facility for local families and visitors to the region. The project will be delivered in partnership with the Douglas Shire Council. The facility will include an all-access pool to compliment a contemporary zero depth nature…

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Morrison Government delivers safer Thursday Island roads

Thursday Island residents received a major road safety boost today with the Australian Government announcing it will invest $820,500 towards two projects under the 2022–23 Black Spot Program. The Black Spot Program funds safety measures such as traffic signals and roundabouts at locations where a number of serious crashes are known to have occurred or…

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Morrison Government to deliver multi-million dollar Griffiths Park upgrade

The Morrison Government will partner with the Cairns Cricket Association and Queensland Cricket to redevelop Griffiths Park at Manunda. The Morrison Government will invest $1.7 million towards the project with Cairns Cricket Association contributing $100,000 and Queensland Cricket contributing $100,000. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the Griffiths Park redevelopment project would benefit players, members…

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The sky’s the limit for Far North Queensland

The Morrison Government continues to boost Northern Australia with the announcement of more successful projects under the Northern Australia Development Program. Federal Agriculture and Northern Australia Minister David Littleproud said the Northern Australia Development Program has been a resounding success and will provide almost $88 million in total funding to assist businesses in the Far…

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Funding delivered to reduce natural disaster risk and to build resilience in Cairns and Far North Queensland

The Australian Government is reducing the risk and minimising the impact to communities of large-scale natural disasters like floods, bushfires and cyclones across Far North Queensland by investing $6.2 million to fund six projects under the Preparing Australian Communities Program. The Preparing Australian Communities Program is an investment by the Australian Government of $600 million over…

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Sporting Schools keeping Far North Queensland youth active

The extension of the Morrison Government’s popular Sporting Schools Program will see more children across Cairns and Far North Queensland participate in free sport activities. The program, which is delivered in partnership with 37 national sporting organisations, helps schools deliver a range of high-quality, inclusive, and diverse sporting activities to primary school students along with…

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