Attracting more students to Cairns and Far North Queensland

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today announced 43 scholarships would be available to international and domestic students to study in Cairns and Far North Queensland next year. Mr Entsch said tertiary education providers in Cairns and Far North Queensland had been provided $1.056 million to offer the scholarships through the Morrison Government’s $93.7 million Destination…

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Morrison Government increases regional migration target

Cairns and Far North Queensland will benefit from changes to Australia’s regional migration settings after the Morrison Government increased the number of dedicated regional visas to 25,000. Following unprecedented growth (124 per cent) in the number of regional visas granted in the first quarter of this programme year, the government is increasing the total number…

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New detector dog for Cairns Airport

JD the biosecurity detector dog has been welcomed to Cairns International Airport to help keep Australia safe from African swine fever (ASF). Queensland Senator Susan McDonald said the new detector dog comes at a time of heightened risk of ASF for Australia. “In Senate Estimates last week I asked why an international airport like Cairns,…

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Dairy industry mandatory Code of Conduct on its way

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the Australian dairy industry will have a mandatory code of conduct by the start of next year. Mr Entsch said the mandatory code would improve the contractual arrangements between dairy farmers and dairy processors. He said this was the outcome dairy farmers on the Tablelands had been crying out…

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