Mooroobool Preschoolers Get Head Start in STEM

PRESCHOOLERS at the Butterflies Early Learning and Childcare Centre in Mooroobool will be amongst the first in Australia to be introduced to science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) through a new series of fun, play-based apps. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said Butterflies was one of 100 early learning centres selected to be part…

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Further Funding Boost for Cairns Aquarium

The Reef and Rainforest Research Centre is set to receive $300,000 to promote the conservation and protection of Far North Queensland’s natural environmental assets at the Cairns Aquarium. The Turnbull Government is providing $150,000 through the Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure program to the centre for the design, production and installation of interpretive signage. A further…

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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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