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…

Premium Pain

  Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has lashed out at Premier Anna Bligh after she announced in The Sunday Mail (31st July 2011) that every Queensland household could be forced to pay higher premiums or taxes to help subsidise insurance cover for people in flood?prone areas. The infuriated Federal Member said it was high…

LNP Commits To Stimulate FNQ Economy

  Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has applauded the LNP State Candidates for achieving a raft of Far Northern commitments that have now become LNP policy after the recent State Council hosted in Brisbane. “It is great to see so many Far Northern specific initiatives were carried at the State Council meeting. This shows…

Editorial: Flying Foxes

Any incidents of outbreaks of the Hendra Virus are a tragedy for our region.  It’s always sad to see healthy horses stricken with this virus and die as a consequence.  I can only imagine how terrifying it is for those individuals caring for these animals that are exposed to the risk of cross-infection and the…