Inquiry into strata insurance welcome news for Far North Queenslanders

Senator for Queensland, the Hon Jan McLucas, and Member for Leichhardt, the HonWarren Entsch MP, today welcomed news that the House of RepresentativesStanding Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs would now consider issuesaround residential strata insurance as part of its inquiry into the operation of theinsurance industry (the Inquiry). Announced by Assistant Treasurer Bill…

Cairns could miss out yet again

Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has expressed serious concerns about the rollout of the NBN, with Cairns in desperate need to secure high-speed broadband in the next round of the rollout. Mr Entsch said he was strongly opposed to the exorbitant cost of the Gillard Government’s $36 billion NBN plan and reaffirmed the Coalition’s commitment under…

Sophie’s Petition

MEMBER for Leichhardt Warren Entsch earlier today launched ‘Sophie’s Petition’, an incredible effort to get a pedestrian crossing by Ellis Beach by nine-year-old road safety crusader Sophie Alcorn. Sophie Alcorn has been waging a campaign for the pedestrian crossing after her friend Asha was accidentally hit by a car while crossing the road at the…

Vale Tom Pyne

Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has expressed his condolences to the Pyne family after the passing of larger than life community stalwart Tom Pyne. After being elected to the Federal Parliament in 1996, Mr Entsch worked closely with Mr Pyne until his retirement as mayor in 2000.The pair were in regular contact during this…