Safer Communities Fund Open for Applications

MINISTER for Justice, Michael Keenan, and Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch have announced grant applications for round two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund programme have opened today. The Safer Communities Fund delivers on the Coalition’s ongoing commitment to keep Australians safe and secure. Only safe communities can be strong and prosperous, and…

NEW MEASURES TO SUPPORT PARTICIPATION IN THE

The Federal Government today announced a number of new measures to further support employers and seasonal workers to access the Seasonal Worker Programme. The new measures will be phased in from 1 July 2018 and include introducing a multi-entry visa for seasonal workers, thereby offering greater flexibility in the granting of visas, and piloting new…

More Support for First Australians

• More support services for First Australians in Kuranda, Kowrowa, Mantaka and Koah • Coalition Government investing $472,687 in Ngoonbi Cooperative Society • Investment is part of the Coalition Government’s $5 billion Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Ngoonbi Cooperative Society will be able to provide additional case management services in Kuranda and the nearby Indigenous communities…

Supporting Rangers in the Torres Strait

Rangers have been given a major boost with additional funding to help them preserve and protect the Torres Strait. The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has announced $1.68 million for the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) over three years to create a new compliance management unit and support ongoing ranger compliance activities. It will…

Festivals Australia Applications Open

SENATOR the Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for the Arts, and Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch invite regional artists, arts workers and organisations in Far North Queensland to apply for Festivals Australia funding. Approximately $1.2 million is available every financial year for arts and cultural projects that encourage community participation and audience engagement through festivals…