New Village Hub to connect and activate seniors living in Cairns

The Morrison Government is providing $460,000 to the local community services provider Synapse to help alleviate loneliness and social isolation experienced by older Australians in Cairns. Synapse is among 10 organisations that will share in $4.7 million to establish new Seniors Connected Village Hubs across the country. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said that the…

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$800 million on offer for collaborative manufacturing projects

Manufacturers across Cairns and Far North Queensland can now apply for a share of $800 million in funding for major job creating projects under the Morrison Government’s $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative. Funding of between $20 million and $200 million is available, covering up to 33 per cent of eligible project expenditure. The Morrison Government’s…

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Funding to deliver road safety projects across Cairns and Far North Queensland

New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered across Cairns and Far North Queensland thanks to funding from the Australian Government. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the funding will deliver crucial road safety improvements across Cairns and Far North Queensland while also supporting shovel-ready construction activity. “This vital funding provides a critical boost…

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Morrison Government supporting indigenous tourism across Far North Queensland

The first round of the Morrison Government’s Indigenous Tourism Fund has been announced with five organisations across Far North Queensland successfully receiving funding under the program. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the grants are designed to help indigenous-owned tourism businesses and community organisations increase the number of indigenous tourism products available and support the…

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Morrison Government invests an extra $1.1m to provide critical childcare services in Cairns and Cooktown

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today welcomed the allocation of an additional $1.1 million to support vital child care services in the region and help meet the needs of local families. Four services will receive funding under the Morrison Government’s Community Child Care Fund which helps improve access to childcare and increase workforce participation in…

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