‘Fix the Bruce’ provides a clear choice for FNQ

DAY 2 of the Federal election campaign and the Coalition has reconfirmed its commitment to Fixing the Bruce, with Nationals Leader and Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Warren Truss and Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today inspecting Stage 3 of the Cairns Southern Access upgrade that forms part of the $10 billion, ten-year works program.…

Federal election a clear choice: Entsch

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has welcomed Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s announcement that the Federal Election will be held on Saturday, September 7th. “At 4pm yesterday, when Kevin Rudd held his news conference, I could hear a very audible collective sigh of relief across the whole region, with people saying ‘At last! We have a choice’,”…

Entsch joins ‘scrap the cap’ campaign

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has joined more than 1.6 million Australian professionals calling on the Rudd Government to “scrap the cap.” It comes after Labor announced plans to impose a $2000 cap on tax deductibility of self-education expenses. “This cap was introduced as part of Rudd’s $2.8 billion in higher education cuts to supposedly pay…

Entsch pays tribute ‘courageous’ explorer

DELICIOUS German eats and treats were on display as Federal MP Warren Entsch joined Queensland Senator Sue Boyce and a host of special guests to mark the 200th anniversary of Ludwig Leichhardt’s birth this morning. Hosted by the German Club of Cairns, the event included talks from James Cook University Professor Darren Crayn, Consulate of…

Car industry reels from Labor tax blow

A PLAN by the Rudd Labor government to slug Australia’s struggling car industry with $1.8 billion in fringe benefits tax changes is an example of “rank hypocrisy” says Federal MP Warren Entsch. The changes, announced earlier this week, will see the removal of concessions on the personal use of salary-sacrificed or employer-provided cars and has…

Coalition will fix the Bruce Highway, says Entsch

  LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has welcomed the release of the Coalition’s $8.5 billion plan to Fix the Bruce Highway, which include $193 million for much-needed local upgrades. “The Policy released today by Tony Abbott and Warren Truss means an investment of $6.7 billion from the Coalition, partnering with the Queensland Government to deliver an…

Reduce your risk during Diabetes Week

WITH more than 12,000 people in Leichhardt living with diabetes, Federal MP Warren Entsch is calling on locals to reduce their risk and take action to stop the spread of the disease. “The week of July 15-19 is National Diabetes Week and with approximately 12,100 people in Leichhardt affected with this serious condition, it is…