There was so much publicity it seemed like the whole country was looking for him. The story even reached overseas. Eventually his body was discovered in mangroves, not far from our home. At age only 13, he had taken his own life. A year later, I set up…Read More
FNQ, we did it! Not only the $6 million mental health unit, but an acute ward for our under 18s at Cairns Hospital. No more under 18s on the Adult Mental Health ward, the adolescent ward will be up and running very soon. And prevention for our 16-25 year olds…Read More
It has been about a year since the petition was launched and here we are still waiting to be able to say that the community has been listened to. Four months ago I sent an outraged update, telling you that I felt our campaign, and thus our community, was…Read More
Four months ago I sent an outraged update, telling you that I felt our campaign, and thus our community,
was not being listened to by those we voted in to lead us.
We had no formal response to the petition with a whopping 9,500
signatures from local…Read More
Dear Michael Trout MP Barron River, Gavin King MP Cairns, David Kempton MP Cook, Curtis Pitt MP Mulgrave, Warren Entsch Federal Member Leichhardt. Your community delivered a petition to our Health Minister Lawrence Springborg in April this year, demanding a…Read More