NI­CHOLLS’ SIGHTS ON ITINERANTS

The Cairns Post - - NEWS -

TACK­LING the so­cial is­sues around itinerants on Cairns streets is the fo­cus of a $1.5 mil­lion ben­e­fit bond pilot pro­gram. LNP leader Tim Ni­cholls said the party would part­ner with non­govern­ment agen­cies and eq­uity firms to in­vest around home­less­ness, men­tal health, drug and al­co­hol ad­dic­tion. “We will work with the lo­cal com­mu­nity to es­tab­lish real mea­sur­able out­comes to re­duce crime and to clean up Cairns streets,” he said.

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