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…

$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…

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…

Kuranda Bridge and Kuranda Range

Mr ENTSCH: I don’t often find myself agreeing with the Member for Kennedy on much of anything, but recently something strange has occurred. I’ve found myself agreeing with him on an issue that he has recently shone light on. Since November last year, the Barron River Bridge at Kuranda has been reduced to one lane…

Morrison Government invests $240m to deliver Cairns Western Arterial Road duplication

The Morrison Government will invest $240 million to bust congestion and improve road safety along the state-owned Cairns Western Arterial Road. The investment is part of a wider $1.4 billion infrastructure investment for new projects across the state that will be announced in this year’s federal budget. The Morrison Government’s $240m investment represents the full…