Media Releases

28 April, 2017
Major road safety and productivity gains are expected to flow with the official opening today of a new two-lane concrete bridge on Collins Avenue in Cairns.The scope of works on the Graeme Haussmann Bridge included construction of a new two-lane conc... Read more
27 April, 2017
Cairns' specialist prostate cancer nurse continues thanks to Federal support
I'm proud to be a co-chair of the Parliamentary Friends of Prostate Cancer Awareness and hosted a great event with the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia in Canberra recently. THE crucial work of our local prostate cancer specialist nurse will continue thanks to the Coalition Government providi... Read more
27 April, 2017
Funding to showcase FNQ art in Singapore
THE Coalition Government is pleased to announce support for a unique Far Northern art exhibition which will be the centrepiece of a program of international arts activities aimed at strengthening cultural ties between Australia and Singapore.In Cairns today, Minister for the Arts Senator the Hon Mit... Read more
26 April, 2017
Funding ticked off for much-needed Cairns Basketball expansion
LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has welcomed the signing-off of the funding agreement for the Coalition Government’s $1.5 million election commitment for Cairns Basketball.The completed funding agreement means that Cairns Basketball will receive the first tranche of funding and works on its $3 million e... Read more
25 April, 2017
Southbound traffic on the Bruce Highway, between Foster Road and Robert Road, has now switched to the new southbound lanes as part of the $58 million Cairns Southern Access (CSA) Stage 2 project. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said th... Read more
24 April, 2017
FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch MP has today welcomed the further injection of funding by the Coalition Government to the legal assistance sector as part of the 2017-18 Budget. The Coalition Government will provide a further $55.7 million... Read more
21 April, 2017
New initiatives to tackle drug use in the Far North
THE Torres Strait will be one of the first communities in Australia to benefit from a new Coalition Government initiative to tackle illegal drug use, says Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch. The Torres Strait has been named as one of an initial 40 locations where a Local Drug Action Team (LDAT) will be ... Read more
17 April, 2017
Stage 3 alignment for the Cairns Southern Access Corridor on the Bruce Highway released
• Preferred alignment between Edmonton and Gordonvale publicly released • 10 kilometre duplication will reduce congestion and allow for expected population growth THE preferred alignment for the 10 kilometre duplication of the Bruce Highway, between Edmonton and Gordonvale, has been re... Read more
13 April, 2017
Efforts to tackle the threat of yellow crazy ants in the Wet Tropics are intensifying with the Minister for the Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, today confirming that he has signed off on a funding agreement for the Coalition Government’s $7.5 million election commitment. Yellow crazy ants a... Read more
12 April, 2017
Local photographers urged to get snap happy
One of the stunning winning entries from last year's competition, Stone Sentinels near Ellis Beach, by Larry Russell. PHOTOGRAPHERS from Cairns to the Torres Strait are encouraged to get snap-happy to showcase our unique part of Australia in the annual Leichhardt Community Calendar. Federal Memb... Read more
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Federal Member for Leichhardt
Cairns Electorate Office
200 Mulgrave Road
Cairns QLD 4870
Tel: (07) 4051 2220
Fax: (07) 4031 1592

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Douglas Street, Thursday Island, QLD 4875
Tel: (07) 4069 1393
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