Media Releases

17 October, 2017
Grants to Farm Smarter in Leichhardt, Not Harder
MULTI-YEAR grants of between $250,000 and $4 million to establish innovative sustainable land management practices are now available in Leichhardt under Landcare’s new Smart Farming Partnerships. Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch said innovative groups, organisations and individu... Read more
16 October, 2017
Leichhardt Residents To Benefit From Major Private Health Insurance Reforms
THE Federal Government has announced sweeping reforms to make private health insurance simpler and more affordable for Leichhardt residents. Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch said every dollar counts for local families, and these reforms will give them better value and make policies ea... Read more
11 October, 2017
Leichhardt Preschools Urged to Offer Language Learning in 2018
FEDERAL MP Warren Entsch is encouraging preschools to introduce a new language to local preschool children in 2018. Applications are now open for participation in the Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program which engages preschoolers with languages other than English through a series of... Read more
11 October, 2017
 PENSIONER CONCESSION CARD REINSTATED FOR FORMER LEICHHARDT PART-PENSIONERS
FORMER part part-pensioners in Leichhardt will have their Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) reinstated from this week. These former part-pensioners lost the card in January as a consequence of reforms to the pension assets test, which were designed to make the pension system more affordable and susta... Read more
03 October, 2017
SANTA ON THE REEF FOR CHRISTMAS
PRIMARY school children across Far North Queensland are being encouraged to join in the fun and participate in this year’s Leichhardt Christmas Card competition run by Federal MP Warren Entsch. The theme for 2017 is ‘Santa On The Reef’. Mr Entsch said the Great Barrier Reef is on... Read more
03 October, 2017
 Expressions of Interest Now Open for CRCNA Research Funding
FEDERAL MP Warren Entsch has urged residents of Leichhardt to submit expressions of interest (EOIs) for funding through the Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA). The CRCNA has today called for funding applications to research projects that address industry problems ... Read more
29 September, 2017
Safer Communities Fund Open for Applications
MINISTER for Justice, Michael Keenan, and Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch have announced grant applications for round two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund programme have opened today. The Safer Communities Fund delivers on the Coalition’s ongoing commitm... Read more
29 September, 2017
 $450 Million Investment in Landcare Regional Delivery
The Federal Government is investing $450 million for the regional delivery of the National Landcare Program, which is part of more than $1 billion in investment for phase two of the program. The Government’s investment for this part of the program will help Landcare groups and Indigenous comm... Read more
29 September, 2017
NEW MEASURES TO SUPPORT PARTICIPATION IN THE
The Federal Government today announced a number of new measures to further support employers and seasonal workers to access the Seasonal Worker Programme. The new measures will be phased in from 1 July 2018 and include introducing a multi-entry visa for seasonal workers, thereby offering greater fl... Read more
27 September, 2017
Crystalbrook Collection Applauded For $100 Million Port Douglas Marina Investment
FEDERAL MP Warren Entsch has congratulated Crystalbrook Collection on its $100 million investment in Reef Marina at Port Douglas. Mr Entsch said the purchase by Mr Ghassan Aboud, owner of Crystalbrook Collection, was a significant first step in making Port Douglas a world class super yacht destinat... Read more
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