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…

Men’s Sheds Grants now open

As part of Men’s Health Week, the Australian Government is encouraging Men’s Sheds across Cairns and Far North Queensland to apply for funding as part of the newest round of the National Men’s Shed Development Programme. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said funding under Round 22 of the National Men’s Shed Development Programme was now…

Cairns intersection to get major upgrade

Cairns motorists received a major road safety boost today with the Morrison Government announcing it will invest $709,000 towards upgrading the intersection of Upward and Draper Streets at Parramatta Park. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said community input was critical to identifying key black spots across Cairns and Far North Queensland. He said Cairns Regional…