Proposed law threatens vital airline services

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch will meet with Senator Nick Xenophon in Canberra this week to express his concerns at proposed law changes that threaten the future of vital airline services in Cairns. Mr Entsch said Senator Xenophon’s proposed amendment to restrict the use of foreign cabin crews in Australia would have a devastating…

Cairns Hockey scores a goal for sports tourism

MEMBER for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has congratulated the team at Cairns Hockey Association for their outstanding work in securing the host city title for a test match series between Australia and New Zealand in June. Cairns Hockey was successful in being named as the host of the test series following a hotly contested bidding process…

UPDATE – Strata Title Insurance Inquiry

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs will be holding the following public hearings relating to its inquiry into the affordability of residential strata title insurance. Monday 30 January 2012, 9am-12pm, Port Douglas Community Hall, Mowbray Street, Port Douglas Monday 30 January 2012, 2:30pm-5:30 pm, Sebel Hotel, 17 Abbott Street,…

Sikh Petition

Federal Member for Leichhardt, The Hon Warren Entsch MP was approached by members of the local Sikh Community in Cairns regarding the lack of official recognition of the nature of the events now known as the 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots or 1984 Sikh Massacre. The Sikh Community is seeking support to petition the House of Representatives…