New premises for Link-Up

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Minister Curtis Pitt today officially opened new premises for Link-Up’s Cairns office. At today’s opening Minister Pitt commended Link-Up for the role they have played in reuniting members of the Stolen Generation...

Putting mental health on everyone’s mind

At least one in five Queenslanders will experience mental illness this year, Mental Health Minister Curtis Pitt said. Minister Pitt will host a live Twitter Chat with Rural Mental Health (RMH) tonight between 7.30pm and 9pm to talk about ways to improve services for...

Tributes flow for Pormpuraaw Elder, Mr E Holroyd

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Minister Curtis Pitt today joined community leaders in paying tribute to Pormpuraaw Elder Mr E Holroyd, who passed away on Thursday 16 June 2011 at the age of 63. “Everyone who knew Mr Holroyd will remember him as a...

Major new Cairns foreshore development unveiled

Cairns is to get a major new entertainment, tourism and leisure precinct to rival major city waterfront spaces and transform the Cairns waterfront, Acting Premier Paul Lucas announced today. Unveiling plans for the $23.3 million project to redevelop the Port of Cairns...