Morrison Government delivers $25 million boost for rural health workforce in Cairns

A re-elected Morrison Government will invest an additional $25 million into rural health in Queensland to boost the rural health and medical workforce. As part of this funding an additional 20 Commonwealth Supported Medical Training Places will be made available at James Cook University in Cairns. The Morrison Government is committed to delivering quality healthcare…

Boost to mental health services in Cairns

Far North Queenslanders will have easier access to mental health support with the Morrison Government today announcing a new Head to Health adult mental health service in the area. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch welcomed the announcement of additional mental health services, which will be a major boost to community-based mental health services. “The Morrison…

Morrison Government to deliver multi-million dollar Griffiths Park upgrade

The Morrison Government will partner with the Cairns Cricket Association and Queensland Cricket to redevelop Griffiths Park at Manunda. The Morrison Government will invest $1.7 million towards the project with Cairns Cricket Association contributing $100,000 and Queensland Cricket contributing $100,000. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the Griffiths Park redevelopment project would benefit players, members…

The sky’s the limit for Far North Queensland

The Morrison Government continues to boost Northern Australia with the announcement of more successful projects under the Northern Australia Development Program. Federal Agriculture and Northern Australia Minister David Littleproud said the Northern Australia Development Program has been a resounding success and will provide almost $88 million in total funding to assist businesses in the Far…

Funding delivered to reduce natural disaster risk and to build resilience in Cairns and Far North Queensland

The Australian Government is reducing the risk and minimising the impact to communities of large-scale natural disasters like floods, bushfires and cyclones across Far North Queensland by investing $6.2 million to fund six projects under the Preparing Australian Communities Program. The Preparing Australian Communities Program is an investment by the Australian Government of $600 million over…