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Bruce Highway upgrade delivers early for Cairns

• Cairns Southern Access – Foster to Robert Road upgrade project opened today • Freight and tourism industries set to benefit from improved traffic flow, reliability and safety The $58 million upgrade of the Bruce Highway from four to six lanes between Foster Road and...

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Major improvement in Cairns unemployment rates

Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave, Curtis Pitt, says the latest ABS figures show significant improvements since the January 2015 state election in the general unemployment rate in Cairns as well as youth unemployment. Figures released today show the lowest...

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Have your say on proposed new place name

Members of the public and community groups are being invited to have their say on a proposal to name a geographical feature in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave, Curtis Pitt, said the proposal involved formally naming a natural...

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Royal flush for Gordonvale Pony Club and Equestrian Centre

Facilities at Gordonvale Pony Club and Equestrian Centre have received a much needed upgrade with funding from the Queensland Government’s Get Playing Places and Spaces program. Treasurer and Mulgrave MP Curtis Pitt said the Palaszczuk Government was pleased to...

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Cairns on course to lure more ships and industry to FNQ

Cairns is on course for two major Queensland Government projects to boost tourism and turn the city into an economic growth hotspot while protecting the Great Barrier Reef. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said developing the Port of Cairns and a potential Cairns South...

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Ministerial media releases

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