North Queensland Forestry Hub funding extended to 2025

North Queensland is set to benefit from $900,000 new Australian Government funding to support growth in its forest industries. Federal Agriculture and Northern Australia Minister David Littleproud said the Australian Government’s investment in the Regional Forestry Hubs was a show of faith in our forest industries and the benefits that they deliver for regional communities…

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Works near Archer River on the horizon

Tenders are being called for a project to upgrade one of Cape York’s well-known waterway crossings. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the Archer River Crossing project was jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments as part of the $237.5 million Cape York Region Package Stage 2. Mr Entsch said the Cape York Region…

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Culture, Heritage and Arts Regional Tourism program is now open

The Morrison Government has today announced the opening of the new $3 million Culture, Heritage and Arts Regional Tourism program. Under the program, community museums, galleries, and historical societies across regional Australia will be able to apply for grants of up to $3,000. Funding will support activities that encourage cultural tourism, through the preservation of…

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Biosecurity plan for Torres Strait communities

A $312,475 grant has been awarded to the Torres Strait Island Regional Council (TSIRC) to create a plan for waste and material biosecurity management for its local government area. Federal Agriculture and Northern Australia Minister David Littleproud said the grant would improve biosecurity management in the area and boost Indigenous employment. “The TSIRC represents 15…

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