Labor Fails Australian Families

The Far North has been dealt another blow by the Federal Government with the handing down of the 2011 Federal Budget this evening.  “This Budget confirms how out of touch Julia Gillard and Wayne Swan are with Australian families. It fails the essential test: to ease the cost of living on Australians who face higher…

NDRRA For Small Business A Farce

  Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has labelled the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) for Cyclone Yasi a farce. The Category D extension for Cairns under the NDRRA scheme which was hailed by the Government in a recent media announcement as a “commitment” to “respond to the challenges facing communities impacted” is…

Environmental Hub Welcomed

Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has welcomed the announcement that a dedicated regionally-focused environmental research hub will be funded by the Federal Government at long last.   Mr Entsch says he advocated hard for the re-establishment of the Marine and Tropical Science Research Facility (MTSRF) during the 2010 federal election and while he is…

Fundraiser To Support Kim Jenkins

  Cancer sufferer Saffron Bryant who recently underwent life saving surgery to remove a tumour from behind her eye has joined forces with her mother Kathy Kinneally to now help save someone else in a similar circumstance. Saffron Bryant managed to undergo lifesaving surgery under Dr Charlie Teo thanks to the $65,000 that was raised…

Calling All Budding Photographers

Calling all budding photographers!  Have you taken a photograph that showcases your beautiful community and its character? Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch is inviting the people of Leichhardt to submit entries to a community photograph competition. The 12 winning entries will then become a part of Warren Entsch’s 2011/2012 community calendar with their image…

Asian Honey Bees Private Members Bill

The Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch is developing a Private Members Bill to be put to the Federal Parliament in a bid to re-instate the Asian Honey Bee Program. Mr Entsch says the cessation of the program by the Gillard Government is premature and should never have taken place as there is still time…