JOBS AND HEALTH BENEFITS IN $120M BOOST FOR INDIGENOUS INFRASTRUCTURE (QLD)

16th August 2017

Indigenous communities across Queensland are set to benefit from critical infrastructure upgrades, with a $120 million boost over four years to improve water, wastewater and solid waste infrastructure. Visiting Mornington Island, Aurukun and Pormpuraaw this week, Minister for Local Government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Mark Furner said the Indigenous Councils Critical Infrastructure Program funding was vital for the health of communities. “I’m extremely proud to announce the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to strengthen indigenous communities has been backed with our $120 million investment,” Mr Furner said.

Jobs and health benefits in $120m boost for Indigenous infrastructure (QLD)