CAIRNS MARINE PRECINCT UPGRADE DELIVERED

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch today announced the delivery of the Coalition’s election commitment to provide $24 million toward the upgrade of the Cairns Marine Precinct. The Cairns Marine Precinct provides vital facilities and support services to our Defence Force whilst providing a critical…

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Bruce Highway Upgrade Delivers Early for Cairns

• Cairns Southern Access – Robert Road to Foster Road upgrade project opened today • Freight and tourism industries set to benefit from improved traffic flow, reliability and safety The $58 million upgrade of the Bruce Highway from four to six lanes between Robert Road and Foster Road was officially opened today – three months…

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New Grant Program to Break Down Barriers in Early Learning

Eligible child care providers in Far North Queensland can now apply for funding to help break down barriers that may be preventing disadvantaged and vulnerable families accessing early learning services. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said applications for the Government’s new $124 million Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) can be made from today and…

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MORE MONEY TO HELP CANE FARMERS CUT RUNOFF TO THE REEF

The Turnbull Government is accelerating efforts to improve the Great Barrier Reef’s water quality by providing further funding of up to $7.1 million to Queensland sugarcane farmers to reduce nitrogen runoff flowing from the Reef catchments. Runoff from agricultural land in the Reef catchments is a major threat to the health of the Reef. Work…

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Three More Major Boosts for Far North Queensland

FOLLOWING on from the announcement that Cairns Aquarium will receive Federal Government funding for its new Reef and Rainforest research education centre, the Coalition Government has announced three more major grants for Far North Queensland under the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has congratulated the successful applicants in securing…

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