Funding agreement to boost preschool attendance

Every child in Cairns and Far North Queensland who is about to start school will benefit from the Morrison Government’s $2 billion commitment to ensure every Australian child can attend preschool. This means all young children can participate in preschool for 600 hours a year, which equates to 15 hours per week, before attending school.…

Tackling the ghostly killers in our oceans

The Morrison Government is launching a crack-down on the tonnes of deadly ghost nets that indiscriminately kill tens of thousands of marine animals in Northern Australian waters each year. The Australian Fisheries Management Authority, in partnership with Parks Australia, recently recovered two massive nets, spanning a combined 820 metres and weighing an estimated 3.7 tonnes,…