NEW OPPORTUNTIES FOR LEICHHARDT WITH AMENDED SINGAPORE-AUSTRALIA FREE TRADE AGREEMENT

THE Federal Government has created significant new opportunities for businesses in Far North Queensland through updates to the Singapore Australia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA). Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said the amended SAFTA delivers big wins for local services industries, with greater access for education, legal, financial and other professional service providers. “Opening up…

300,000 SMALL BUSINESSES BENEFIT FROM

CLOSE to 300,000 Australian small businesses have taken advantage of the Federal Government’s instant asset write-off according to 2015-16 tax office data, including 3,105 in Leichhardt. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said the instant asset write-off is directly helping small businesses to increase their bottom line and improve cash flow, which means more investment…

Grants to Farm Smarter in Leichhardt, Not Harder

MULTI-YEAR grants of between $250,000 and $4 million to establish innovative sustainable land management practices are now available in Leichhardt under Landcare’s new Smart Farming Partnerships. Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch said innovative groups, organisations and individuals in the agriculture, fishing, aqua-culture and farm forestry industries should put their heads together and apply for…

Leichhardt Residents To Benefit From Major Private Health Insurance Reforms

THE Federal Government has announced sweeping reforms to make private health insurance simpler and more affordable for Leichhardt residents. Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch said every dollar counts for local families, and these reforms will give them better value and make policies easier to understand. “Private health insurance is an essential and valuable part…