Labor’s housing tax to cripple Cairns property market

More than 9400 mum and dad investors living in Cairns and Far North Queensland will be directly affected by Labor’s proposed housing tax. Bill Shorten announced he would implement changes to negative gearing and increase the tax on capital gains if he is successful at the federal election. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said Labor’s…

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Entsch delivers $4 million towards indigenous education

The Coalition Government is investing $4 million to create more opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to complete year 12 and access greater opportunities through AFL Cape York House in Cairns. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today announced the additional funding at the official opening of the AFL Cape York Girl’s House in Cairns. The extra $4…

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Cairns indigenous rangers get funding boost

The Morrison Government is investing $244,974 to ensure the Yirrganydji Indigenous Land and Sea Rangers can continue the fantastic work they do protecting our environment. Indigenous rangers care for land and sea country, preserve sites of cultural significance, conserve threatened species, marine systems and cultural places and address environmental threats caused by feral animals, invasive…

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Coalition Government to invest $10 million to ensure the Lakeland Irrigation Area Project is shovel ready

The Morrison Government will invest up to $10 million to ensure the Lakeland Irrigation Area Project is shovel ready. This investment will ensure the final engineering and scoping works on this region-defining project are completed. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack  said the Coalition Government want to build dams. He said the Coalition Government’s investment for…

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Entsch to deliver Cairns Cycling Club upgrade

The Morrison Government will invest $418,500 in upgrading and improving facilities at Cairns Cycling Club to ensure the region’s cyclists have access to state-of-the-art facilities. The investment was secured in this year’s federal budget as part of the government’s highly-successful Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said he had been working…

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Entsch delivers crucial $5 million for Torres Strait sea walls

The Coalition Government is backing traditional owners and investing $5 million to construct sea walls in the Torres Strait to support local employment, businesses and training opportunities for local families. The funding for this project has been allocated out of existing resources within the Indigenous Advancement Strategy. The investment will be delivered via a partnership between…

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