Remote airstrip funding landing soon

The Australian Government has released guidelines for round nine of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program which aims to enhances the safety and accessibility of aerodromes in remote and very remote areas of Australia. Eligible owners or operators of existing aerodromes in remote or very remote areas of Australia can apply for a grant of between…

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Support for farmers and the Great Barrier Reef

The Morrison Government will invest $10.7 million to support farmers across Tully and Johnstone catchments in a reef water quality program aimed at helping farmers and reducing dissolved inorganic nitrogen (DIN) runoff into the Great Barrier Reef. Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley said the program will help farm productivity, improve nutrient management planning and fertiliser…

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Backing local manufactures to lead our economic recovery

The Morrison Government is investing $280 million to support more manufacturers to grow and create new jobs as they help secure our economic recovery. The matched funding is available through Round 2 of the Integration and Translation Streams of the $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI). The six National Manufacturing Priority Areas include: Space, Medical Products,…

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An early Christmas gift for Marlin Coast Men’s Shed

The Morrison Government is providing an early Christmas present to Marlin Coast Men’s Shed by providing $5400 to continue to support the health of men through the National Shed Development Programme. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the funding would be used purchase a Defibrillator and a garden shed kit. “Men’s Sheds play a vital…

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Northern Australia reinsurance pool one step closer

The Morrison Government has released draft legislation on the reinsurance pool for cyclones and related flood damage. This is the next step in delivering the Morrison Government’s commitment to establishing a reinsurance pool that will support and protect hardworking people in Northern Australia. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the government had listened to Far…

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Be a marine biologist for a day

From classrooms to coral — school students and teachers can now experience what it is like to be a marine biologist on one of the most amazing natural places on Earth, the Great Barrier Reef. Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley said new Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority education resources will support teachers in planning…

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Suicide prevention grants to double, focus on at-risk groups

The Morrison Government is increasing suicide prevention grants to organisations across the country to help reduce Australia’s suicide rate. Organisations in Cairns and Far North Queensland can now apply for funding through the National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program Grant Opportunity. There is $114 million available under the program for national projects that will…

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Organisations to receive funding to improve disability support for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Three Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations in Far North Queensland have received a $22,000 grant from the Australian Government to improve delivery of National Disability Insurance Scheme support services in the region. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the local recipients of the grant were Bandaar Walaaybaa Community Hub at Earlville, NPA Family and Community…

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