Federal government to fund new Community Health and Hospitals Programs across Far North Queensland

The federal government will improve the health and care of patients in Far North Queensland with a guaranteed $1.25 billion boost to health services. Under the program the government will partner with local community providers, health and hospital services and research institutions, such as James Cook University and CQUniversity, to provide additional funding in four…

Cape York and Torres Strait communities urged to apply for remote airstrip funding

Remote communities across Cape York and Torres Strait are invited to apply for funding to upgrade their local airstrip, with applications now open under Round 6 of the Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the funding recognised the challenges remote communities faced in accessing the services they need, particularly during the…