FEDERAL MP Warren Entsch has welcomed news that the Australian Government will provide more than $45,000 in funding to the National Portrait Gallery of Australia to bring its National Photographic Portrait Prize to regional cities – including Cairns.
The exhibition will tour a number of galleries in...
THE ABBOTT GOVERNMENT’S EFFORTS to speed up the NBN rollout are paying off for residents and businesses in Miallo, north of Port Douglas, as work begins to connect local premises to the National Broadband Network.
Fixed wireless construction has just begun to connect 189 residences and businesses in parts of Miallo.
It is expected that broadband and phone services will...
The Australian Government is working hard to protect the Great
Barrier Reef with the opening of the $5 million Reef Trust Tender to improve
water quality in the Wet Tropics.
“This competitive tender from the Coalition’s $40 million Reef
Trust will provide financial incentives to sugar can... ...read more
PORMPURAAW residents again have access to air services, with the community’s airport re-opening to flights.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the Australian Government contributed $790,000 towards the airport upgrade from the Regional Aviation Access Program.
“This important program helps upgrade aerodromes in...
STUDENTS AND STAFF at Candlenut Steiner School in Kuranda today celebrated the opening of their Science and Manual Arts Buildings, which were built with the help of $528 000 in Australian Government funding.
The Hon Warren Entsch MP opened the new facilities on behalf of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education, Senator the Hon Scott Ryan.
The projects, totalling nearly $2 million, were funded through...