More good news on jobs in Cairns


What a week it has been for Cairns with the latest statistics on our hospital, local crime rates and now jobs all showing remarkable recoveries since the dark days of the recent past. While the month to month unemployment rate

Posted in Jobs and the Economy

Crime drops in key categories across Cairns

Police stats

Police statistics released today show dramatic reductions in key crime categories across the Cairns region, with hundreds of local families now safer and securer than any point in the past 5 years. The 2013/14 police statistics show strong reductions in

Posted in Law and Order

Cairns Hospital performing better than ever before


Member for Cairns Gavin King has today released new figures showing significant improvements across a range of categories at Cairns Hospital, including cardiology, neurology and the emergency department.  Figures for the recent financial year (2013-14) show capacity in key surgical

Posted in Health and Hospital

Cairns and the Far North can’t afford to go back to a Labor Government

Achievements for Cairns

As a party taking the reins of government after nearly 20 years of Labor chaos, waste and mismanagement, the repair job was never going to be easy. In order to get Queensland back on track and make it the engine

Posted in Cairns News

Gavin welcomes “game changing” development project for Cairns CBD


Member for Cairns Gavin King has welcomed the announcement of a world class private development for the Cairns CBD featuring stunning architecture and destined to create thousands of jobs in the local economy. The integrated development on a 24,100sq/m site

Posted in Jobs and the Economy

Labor-Green alliance ignore and attack Aquis project

If you needed more proof that a vote for Labor and the Greens is a vote against private sector projects such as Aquis, consider this latest info in light of their anti-Aquis comments and attitude ever since it was announced

Posted in Jobs and the Economy

Local boost for prep teacher aides

Prep hours

Preppies in 17 state schools in Far North Queensland are set to benefit from an additional 377 Prep teacher aide hours each week in 2015. Member for Cairns Gavin King MP welcomed the announcement of the Newman Government’s $54 million

Posted in Schools and Community

Cairns Southern Cycleway opens


Cairns residents will now be able to ride from the CBD to Woree on a new cycleway thanks to the 5km Southern Cycleway which opened to the public this weekend. Member for Cairns Gavin King joined Cairns Regional Council Mayor

Posted in Cairns News

Strong action reduces rate of stolen cars in Cairns


Far North District police are cautiously optimistic that residents are now applying the hand brake on motor vehicle theft, following a marked reduction in the incidence of unlawful use of motor vehicle offences for the latest financial year. District vehicle

Posted in Law and Order

Cairns future schools revealed

Cairns could require as many as five new schools over the next 20 years following the release of a report, revealing the city’s student population is set to surge.  The latest report on population growth developed by the Newman Government’s

Posted in Schools and Community
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