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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

Applications Extended for Regional Jobs and Investment Packages

TROPICAL North Queensland applicants still keen to take advantage of the Regional Jobs and Investment Packages have been given extra time to submit their applications for the $220 million initiative. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash said the extension, to 15 August 2017, would ensure the best outcome for regional Australia. “We have worked closely…

Details

New Centre to Skill Students for Success

The opening today of the new Western Cape Trades Skills Centre in Weipa will give local students pathways into the workforce and on to valued careers, Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch said. The Western Cape Trades Skills Centre is about giving local students real skills they will need to get jobs in the future,…

Details