Coalition Government invests $26.5 million for Indigenous health initiatives in Torres Strait

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has drawn attention to a Coalition Government commitment of $26.5 million towards a number of health initiatives in the Torres Strait – targeting mosquito-borne diseases, sexually transmissible infections, and health facility support. “Our most recent Federal Budget was quite significant for the people of the Torres Strait,” said Mr…

New mobile base stations in Leichhardt under coalition’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Programme

Areas in Leichhardt will receive funding for improved mobile phone coverage if the Coalition is re-elected as part of an additional $60 million commitment to extend the successful Mobile Black Spot Programme, Warren Entsch Member for Leichhardt announced today. Following lengthy consultation, Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch identified four new mobile base stations at…

Turnbull-Joyce Government delivers vital cancer centre funds

Far Northerners will benefit from a re-elected Turnbull-Joyce Government with the announcement today of a $1.5 million commitment to the COUCH Cancer Help & Wellness Centre. Minister for Rural Health, Fiona Nash today joined Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch, to announce the commitment, which will be life-changing for cancer patients across the Far North. “Statistics…

Funding tap turned on for Port Douglas water supply

A re-elected Turnbull-Joyce Government will invest $6.7 million to deliver the critical water infrastructure the people of Port Douglas and Craiglie deserve, after strong advocacy from the Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash announced the commitment in Port Douglas today, alongside Mr Entsch. The $14.4 million project, which will help upgrade the water supply infrastructure…