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Local media releases
Up to 2,300 households in Cairns and Rockhampton will be given the opportunity to take part in a solar on public housing trial and save money on their electricity bill. Member for Barron River Craig Crawford said the first invitations to participate in the voluntary...read more
• 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...read more
The Palaszczuk Government has announced $13.3 million for 589 community groups – including $653,274 for Far North Queensland groups – in Round 93 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund. Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said community groups in the Far...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
The Palaszczuk Government has called for eligible Far North Queensland companies to tender for the construction of the new Cairns Road Policing Unit at Woree. Police Minister Mark Ryan said the new $7.2 million high-tech complex was part of the Palaszczuk Government’s...read more
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...read more
The Palaszczuk Government has announced $12.4 million for 600 community groups – including $894,278 for Far North Queensland groups – in the latest round of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund. Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said the Gambling Community...read more
The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible Far North Queensland companies to tender for the construction of the new Gordonvale Police Station. Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said the project would not only deliver on the Palaszczuk Government’s...read more
Ministerial media releases
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