$7.7m investment to support jobs and boost local economies across Cairns and Far North Queensland

The Morrison Government is investing in the future of Cairns and Far North Queensland with $7.761 million in funding for nine projects under Round 5 of its highly successful Building Better Regions Fund. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the government’s investment will deliver better facilities and economic opportunities for the region. He said the…

FNQ kids urged to showcase their artistic abilities as part of the annual Leichhardt Christmas card competition

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch is calling on Far North Queensland kids to illustrate different ways of showcasing “The Magic of Christmas” for his 2021 Leichhardt Christmas Card competition. Now in its eleventh year, the competition is open to all children in Leichhardt aged from 5 to 12 years inclusive. The winning illustrations will feature…

Further financial support for Cairns and Far North Queensland businesses

The Commonwealth Government has reached an agreement to further boost support for Cairns and Far North Queensland’s tourism and hospitality businesses who continue to face significant hardship due to state government-imposed lockdowns and border closures. The new package will further support Cairns and Far North Queensland businesses and ensure our major tourism businesses can maintain…

FNQ Vaccine Rollout

Mr ENTSCH: Far North Queenslanders have answered the call and rolled up their sleeves in record numbers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. They know the vaccine is the best defence to protect themselves, their families, their loved ones and their communities from COVID-19. They also know that the 70 per cent to 80 per cent…

Funding to deliver road safety projects across Cairns and Far North Queensland

New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered across Cairns and Far North Queensland thanks to funding from the Australian Government. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the funding will deliver crucial road safety improvements across Cairns and Far North Queensland while also supporting shovel-ready construction activity. “This vital funding provides a critical boost…