Coalition Government to invest $10 million to ensure the Lakeland Irrigation Area Project is shovel ready

The Morrison Government will invest up to $10 million to ensure the Lakeland Irrigation Area Project is shovel ready. This investment will ensure the final engineering and scoping works on this region-defining project are completed. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack  said the Coalition Government want to build dams. He said the Coalition Government’s investment for…

Coalition Government delivers $3.5 million Ellis Beach Surf Lifesaving Club redevelopment

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today announced the Coalition Government would invest $3.5 million towards the relocation of the Ellis Beach Surf Lifesaving Club. Funds for this project have been allocated under the Community Development Fund in this year’s federal budget. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said he was determined to see young Far North…

Entsch to deliver Cairns Cycling Club upgrade

The Morrison Government will invest $418,500 in upgrading and improving facilities at Cairns Cycling Club to ensure the region’s cyclists have access to state-of-the-art facilities. The investment was secured in this year’s federal budget as part of the government’s highly-successful Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said he had been working…

Facility upgrade puts Cairns Hockey ahead of the field

Far North Queensland now boasts an international-quality sporting facility following the official opening today of the $3 million redevelopment of the Cairns Hockey Association facilities. This project was jointly funded with the Coalition Government investing $2.7 million and the Cairns Hockey Association $300,000. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the improved facility, now raised to international…

Federal government to fund bridge upgrades in Cook and Douglas Shires

Better and safer bridges are on the way to Cook and Douglas Shire Councils thanks to an investment from the federal government under its highly-successful Bridges Renewal Program. The federal government will invest $662,750 towards upgrading the Jensen’s Crossing Bridge (Cook Shire) and $550,000 towards upgrading Poletti Bridge (Douglas Shire) The federal government investment represents…

Federal programs continue to deliver for Far North Queensland

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today welcomed additional funding packages announced in the federal budget for programs* that Far North Queensland always fared extremely well under. Mr Entsch said the funding packages covered a range of areas including local road infrastructure, community groups, sporting groups, social programs and telecommunication infrastructure. He said he expected significant…

Federal government to deliver congestion-busting Captain Cook Highway project

The federal government will invest $287.2 million toward delivering the much-needed Captain Cook Highway project to bust congestion and improve road safety. The funding for this game-changing project will be announced in tonight’s federal budget. The project, linking the Cairns CBD to the Smithfield Bypass, will see significant upgrades at the three major roundabouts along the…

Federal government to invest $50 million towards sealing the Gulf Savannah Way

The federal government is investing a further $50 million to improve an iconic tourist route between Tropical North Queensland and the Northern Territory. The funding will go towards sealing the unsealed sections of the Gulf Savannah Way, which has been identified through the federal government’s $3.5 billion Roads of Strategic Importance initiative. This announcement is…