Planning for a stronger future at Peace Lutheran College

Staff and students at Peace Lutheran College in Kamerunga will benefit from the development of a new master plan. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the Australian Government will provide $9,900 towards the project funded through the Morrison Government’s Capital Grants Program. “This project will enable Peace Lutheran College to plan for future upgrades and…

Funding boost to provide theatre experience at Cairns Festival

Nintiringanyi Indigenous Corporation has successfully secured $40,000 in funding under in the latest round of the Morrison Government’s Festivals Australia program. The funding will allow Nintiringanyi Indigenous Corporation to deliver its project, The Murama Experience, at the Cairns Festival. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the funding will provide critical support for local artists and…

Applications open for businesses in Cairns and Far North Queensland to help strengthen Australia’s supply chains

Businesses in Cairns and Far North Queensland are encouraged to apply for a grant to help strengthen Australia’s supply chain capabilities and access to critical products in times of crisis. Applications have now been opened for manufacturers under the Morrison Government’s $107.2m Supply Chain Resilience Initiative. This initiative is a key part of the Morrison…

$1 million government grant to help Mossman manufacturer modernise

The Morrison Government is providing Mossman-based manufacturer CocoNutZ Australia with a grant of $1 million to increase its competitiveness and productivity while also helping support local jobs. CocoNutZ Australia is an agricultural bio-manufacturing platform diversifying Far North Queensland agriculture through producing a range of condiments using local sugar cane. The grant is being delivered under…

Funding boost for Cairns organisations to further support veterans’ quality of life

Three Cairns organisations have been successful under the Morrison Government’s Veteran and Community Grants program. Veteran and Community Grants are for activities and services that improve the health and wellbeing of members of the veteran community. They can also fund programs that reduce social isolation, support carers and improve access to community services. Federal Leichhardt…

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair

MR ENTSCH: Recently, I had the absolute pleasure of attending the official launch of the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair with my beautiful wife, Yolonde. The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, or CIAF, as it’s known, is Australia’s premier Indigenous art fair. It celebrates the vibrancy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. This year, the theme…