New small grants programme for Leichhardt

FAR Northern community groups, not-for-profits and local government organisations are being urged to put in a bid for funding for small infrastructure projects under the Australian Government’s new Stronger Communities Programme. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch MP said the Programme, announced in this year’s Budget, will deliver $150,000 per year for two years to…

Peninsula Development Road project set to start

WORK will start mid next month on the Mein Deviation project to seal 29 kilometres of the Peninsula Developmental Road south of Coen in Cape York. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss and Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today that Civil Mining and Construction has been awarded the tender…

Statement on the death of Tnzin Delek Rinpoche

The Australian All Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet (AAPGT), led by the Hon Warren Entsch MP and the Hon Michael Danby MP, is deeply saddened by the passing of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, a highly respected and much-loved Tibetan lama who died in a Chinese prison on 12 July. Tenzin Delek Rinpoche had qualified for medical…