LNP Commits To Stimulate FNQ Economy

  Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has applauded the LNP State Candidates for achieving a raft of Far Northern commitments that have now become LNP policy after the recent State Council hosted in Brisbane. “It is great to see so many Far Northern specific initiatives were carried at the State Council meeting. This shows…

Editorial: Flying Foxes

Any incidents of outbreaks of the Hendra Virus are a tragedy for our region.  It’s always sad to see healthy horses stricken with this virus and die as a consequence.  I can only imagine how terrifying it is for those individuals caring for these animals that are exposed to the risk of cross-infection and the…

New Hospital Must Be Fast Tracked

  The Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has hit out at the State Government for trying to once again stall plans to build a new Category 5 Cyclone Rated Hospital as promised after Cyclone Yasi hit in February this year. Mr Entsch said it was ridiculous that hundreds of patients were forced to be…

New Hospital Must Be Fast Tracked

The Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has hit out at the State Government for trying to once again stall plans to build a new Category 5 Cyclone Rated Hospital as promised after Cyclone Yasi hit in February this year.   Mr Entsch said it was ridiculous that hundreds of patients were forced to be…

LIVE CATTLE EXPORT DAMAGE TO TAKE ITS TOLL

Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has welcomed the live cattle export suspension being lifted after what he says has been a tense month of waiting for one of Northern Australia’s largest industries.    Mr Entsch said the Government’s knee-jerk reaction to ban live cattle exports to Indonesia before listening to the industry about how…