Entsch delivers $2 million funding boost to Cairns Hockey’s highly-successful ‘Aspire to be Deadly’ program

The Coalition Government will invest $2 million to improve the health, wellbeing and opportunities for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls and women from remote communities in Far North Queensland. The investment in Cairns Hockey, who operates the ‘Aspire to be Deadly’ project, will support young women to make positive life choices, and broaden…

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Coalition Government to directly fund councils in historic $105 million remote indigenous housing initiative

The Morrison Government will deliver a historic $105 million investment directly to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Councils to fund remote Indigenous housing. This funding represents 50 per cent of the amount needed to addresses current overcrowding issues in remote indigenous communities. Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion said the Queensland Labor Government’s petulance and…

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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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