2020 Sporting Schools grants now open

The Morrison Government’s Sporting Schools program is helping more schools than ever before provide opportunities for children to get active and experience the joy of sport. Grants for Term 1, 2020 are now open and next year there will be 35 different sports for children to choose from, with the inclusion of judo and paddle…

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FNQ apprentices join national wage subsidy trial

The Morrison Government is offering regional and rural businesses a wage subsidy to take on new apprentices in Cairns and Far North Queensland with new apprentices signing up at 21 local businesses. Business that have signed up to the initiative include construction, hairdressers, butchers, electricians, painters and automotive. The $60 million Australian Apprenticeships Wage Subsidy…

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Discussion paper talks of treasure in trash

Special Envoy for the Great Barrier Reef Warren Entsch today launched a discussion paper, a first for his new role. Titled: Convenience vs Conservation, the paper takes aim at the prominence of single use plastics in Australia. Launched today as part of National Recycling Week, the paper highlights the importance of improving waste management practices…

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