Safety upgrades for major intersections in Cairns and Far North Queensland

Selected intersections along major Cairns roads will be earmarked for safety upgrades as part of a $44.1 million program across Far North Queensland. Deputy Prime Minister and Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Minister Barnaby Joyce said the funding is supporting the fast roll-out of life-saving safety works on rural and regional roads across Queensland. “One…

Cairns and Far North Queensland Tourism

MR ENTSCH: To say that the Cairns and Far North Queensland tourism industry has been doing it tough lately is certainly an understatement. Given all the challenges that the industry has faced over the last 12 months or more, it was very pleasing to see Far North Queensland businesses recognised at the recent Queensland Tourism…

Suicide prevention grants to double, focus on at-risk groups

The Morrison Government is increasing suicide prevention grants to organisations across the country to help reduce Australia’s suicide rate. Organisations in Cairns and Far North Queensland can now apply for funding through the National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program Grant Opportunity. There is $114 million available under the program for national projects that will…

Funding now available to support small community projects across Cairns and Far North Queensland

The Morrison Government is providing a further $150,000 in funding for small-scale upgrades and new equipment that community groups in Leichhardt need and deserve. Expressions of interest are now open for Round 7 of the Stronger Communities Programme. This will give local governing bodies and community groups an opportunity to nominate projects for grants of…