Media Releases

18 May, 2018
More than 19,600 FNQ businesses to benefit from budget business tax measures
Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said more than 19,600 Cairns and Far North Queensland businesses would directly benefit from business tax cuts announced in last week’s budget. Mr Entsch, along with Federal Small and Family Business Minister Craig Laundy, recently visited Cairns ZOOM and W... Read more
18 May, 2018
Wujal Wujal takes home major gong at national awards
A project to provide the Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Community with access to reliable telecommunications links during major weather events has won the Achieving Big Things in Small Communities category in the 2018 National Awards for Local Government. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the Wujal ... Read more
10 May, 2018
Building a more active Far North Queensland
Cairns and Far North Queensland sporting clubs are being urged to make an application for a slice of the $29.7 million announced in this week’s federal budget for local sporting infrastructure upgrades. Mr Entsch said the Sports Infrastructure Grants program formed part of the government&rs... Read more
10 May, 2018
Focus on FNQ women’s health and wellbeing
The Federal Government is committed to providing world-class health care that supports Cairns and Far North Queensland women at every stage of life. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said every Cairns and Far North Queensland mother wanted to give their children the best start to life. He said t... Read more
10 May, 2018
Cairns and Far North Queensland’s defence future looks bright
Cairns and Far North Queensland will continue to play a key supporting role to our Australian Defence Force. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch welcomed the significant investment Defence was making, and will continue to make, in Cairns and Far North Queensland. “The Federal Government&... Read more
10 May, 2018
Record investment for FNQ women’s safety and welfare
The Federal Government has strengthened its commitment to keep Cairns and Far North Queensland women safe at every stage of life, whether at home, work or online. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said $54.4 million would be invested to further boost services for women affected by violence. &ldq... Read more
09 May, 2018
Cairns and Far North Queensland big winners in federal budget
Cairns and Far North Queensland workers, families and infrastructure projects were the big winners in the Federal Budget handed down tonight. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the government was sticking to its plan to build a stronger economy to benefit all Far North Queenslanders. He said... Read more
03 May, 2018
Another Medicare record for patients across Far North Queensland
The latest Medicare data from July 2017 to March 2018 shows Australian patients have set a new record for the highest GP bulk-billing rate ever achieved for this period – increasing to 85.8 per cent nationwide. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said across Cairns and Far North Queensland th... Read more
01 May, 2018
FNQ telecommunication issues to be put under the spotlight
Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has welcomed the announcement of the Regional Telecommunications Review tasked with examining communication issues in regional, rural and remote areas including those across Far North Queensland and Cape York. Mr Entsch said the review was a great opportunity for ... Read more
30 April, 2018
Record investment for Great Barrier Reef conservation
The Federal Government will make the largest single investment in the protection of the Great Barrier Reef to ensure the iconic natural wonder can be appreciated for generations to come. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the $500 million investment would protect thousands of jobs, improve wa... Read more
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