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Cairns builders, developers and community housing providers are invited to attend a business briefing session to find out how to be part of building new social and affordable housing projects in the region. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said...read more
The million dollar boating facility at Packers Camp, Redbank Road is now complete with the ramp fully open for use just in time for the June/July school holidays. Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said the local contractor Pensar Building Pty Ltd had...read more
The Palaszczuk Government has unveiled a development policy that will deliver the best deal for Queenslanders and opens up the state to more jobs, more investment and more royalties. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the policy would unlock development in the Galilee...read more
With $1.3 million on the table for rugby league clubs to compete for, Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt has sounded to the whistle in calling for local nominations. “I want to see local Clubs and Council kicking goals from the $1.3 million Footy Facilities...read more
Preferred alignment between Edmonton and Gordonvale publicly released 10 kilometre duplication will reduce congestion and allow for expected population growth THE preferred alignment for the 10 kilometre duplication of the Bruce Highway, between Edmonton and...read more
Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt has secured $6 million to build new and upgraded halls at two local schools. Mr Pitt said the Palaszczuk Government would invest $4.5 million to build a new indoor sports hall at Gordonvale State High School and $1.5...read more
Christmas has come early for community groups around Cairns with the successful recipients of the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund Grants (GCBF) announced this week. Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt congratulated the 37 FNQ not-for-profit...read more
Treasurer and Minister for Sport, Curtis Pitt, says Far North Queensland communities have received a $2.3 million funding boost for local sport and recreation clubs. Mr Pitt said the funds would help FNQ clubs, associations, and local councils to establish new or...read more
Community groups on the Cassowary Coast can now apply for a share of $150,000 to hold local events and activities in May 2017 that take a stand against domestic and family violence and support victims. Treasurer and Member of Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said grants of up to...read more
Cairns residents have the opportunity to name a pedestrian overpass on the Bruce Highway at White Rock as part of Anzac centenary celebrations. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch called for members of the public to nominate potential names that were...read more
Ministerial media releases
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