New Year brings a new focus on TB

THE New Year will see a new level of engagement with Torres Strait communities on Tuberculosis thanks to the combined efforts of the Far North’s Federal and State MPs. Warren Entsch, Federal Member for Leichhardt, and David Kempton, State Member for Cook, have lobbied Queensland Health Minister Lawrence Springborg with a comprehensive proposal to increase…

Statement – Multiple deaths in Cairns

FEDERAL MP for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has described the Cairns community as “absolutely gutted” over today’s incident which saw the deaths of eight children in a Manoora home. “It’s almost incomprehensible that so many young lives have been stolen,” Mr Entsch said today. “People are shaking their heads and saying, how could you believe something…

All systems go with Aquis EIS approval

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch says the approval of the Aquis EIS this morning will be the “adrenalin shot” that Cairns has been seeking for many years. “I welcome this decision, it is fantastic news and is certainly an early Christmas present for Cairns,” Mr Entsch said today. “I congratulate the Co-ordinator General on the thoroughness…

Local support for Sikh Genocide March

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has described himself as “honoured and privileged” to lead a Remembrance March for the 1984 Sikh genocide in Melbourne last Saturday. More than 1000 people marched from the State Library of Victoria to Federation Square, led by Mr Entsch and Sikh community leaders from the USA, Canada, NZ and Australia. Addressing…