Urgent need for action on Economic Diversity

The Qantas debacle serves to highlight the urgent need for the Far North to stop talking about economic diversity and actually do something about it, Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said.Mr Entsch said that while tourism will always remain the region’s number one economic driver, the sudden cut to Qantas flights over the weekend was a…

Get lawn bowls back on ABC

Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch is putting his strong support behind the national campaign to ‘Get lawn bowls back on the ABC’. The campaign which is being led by the Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP, Shadow Minister for Seniors, and Kelly O’Dwyer MP, Federal Member for Higgins and the director of Bowls Australia, was launched…

Invitation with the Hon Joe Hockey MP

The Hon Warren Entsch, Federal Member for Leichhardt, LNP Candidate for Cairns, Robyn Quick, LNP Candidate for Mulgrave, Michael Trout, LNP Candidate for Barron River and David Kempton, LNP Candidate for Cook present cocktails & canapés with special guestFederal Shadow Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP Time: 7:00pm for 7:30pmDate: Friday, 7 October 2011Cost: $65.00Venue:…

Private Health Insurance in Leichhardt

There are more than 62,168 people in the electorate of Leichhardt that are currently covered with Private Health Insurance. . The Labor Government are planning to make substantial cuts to PHI rebate which will force premiums to rise. More than 2.4 Million Australians will have their premiums rise by up to $1000 per year. ?…

Christmas Card Competition 2011

CALLING ALL BUDDING ARTISTS! Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch has announced his Christmas Card Competition for 2011. “This competition is to encourage all children under the age of 12 to design my Christmas card for 2011. This has been a very successful project in the past with an overwhelming response from our schools.” “I…

Milestone for LGBTI Australians at launch of Parliamentary Friendship Group

Warren Entsch MP, Federal Member for Leichhardt and Chief Opposition Whip has praised Olympic Gold Medallist and Telstra Sporting Ambassador Matthew Mitcham for his keynote speech last night in Parliament House, marking the inaugural function of Parliamentary Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Australians. “It was wonderful to hear from a young Australian,…

A Win For Torres Strait Sea Walls

Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch is pleased that his Private Members Motion “Torres Strait Sea Walls” was passed by the house earlier today. The Torres Strait Island Sea Walls Motion was passed in the house with the full support of the Government and the Independents. “This motion called on the Government to commit to…