Grant to support defence community in Cairns

Australian Defence Force families who have provided essential support during the COVID-19 pandemic today received a funding boost under the government’s Family Support Funding Program. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said Little Diggers Community Centre would receive $8500 under the program which enables defence families to connect and interact with each other and the community…

Scholarships to attract more students to Cairns

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today welcomed $330,000 funding to support local scholarship opportunities through the Australian Government’s Destination Australia program. Mr Entsch said the funding would enable eight scholarships to be offered through local tertiary education providers. “This Australian Government funding will enable scholarships worth up to $15,000 to be offered to eight students…

Congratulations to Far North Queensland’s students

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has congratulated thousands of local school students and their teachers for a successful school year. The last day of school for Queensland Government schools was Friday, 13 December 2019. Mr Entsch said students should enjoy a well-earned break before either continuing with their education, heading to university or entering the…

2020 Sporting Schools grants now open

The Morrison Government’s Sporting Schools program is helping more schools than ever before provide opportunities for children to get active and experience the joy of sport. Grants for Term 1, 2020 are now open and next year there will be 35 different sports for children to choose from, with the inclusion of judo and paddle…