ENTSCH WELCOMES 1 JULY KICK-OFF FOR THE NAIF

THE Coalition Government’s $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility is open for business as of today, 1st July, with Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch describing it as a “major milestone”. “The Turnbull Government is absolutely committed to developing northern Australia. The establishment of the NAIF, which will be headquartered in Cairns, is a cornerstone of our…

HELPING CAIRNS STUDENTS WHO NEED IT MOST

A re-elected Turnbull Government will deliver an additional $48 million to help an extra 24,000 of Australia’s highly disadvantaged children with their education through The Smith Family’s Learning for Life programme. Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the Learning for Life programme is proven to work and already supports more than 200 children in Cairns and…

Let’s keep FNQ fishing this election

A VOTE for Labor, the Greens, independents or minor parties this election is a vote to introduce extensive fishing closures off the North Queensland coast, Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said today. Mr Entsch visited Yorkeys Knob Boat Club with Anne Ruston, Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources with responsibility for Fisheries, to discuss…

Coalition jobs package for Cairns

A re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government will invest in the future of Far North Queensland, delivering jobs and growth. The Coalition will deliver a $30 million Jobs and Investment Package that will open opportunities for local enterprise and employment pathways for local workers. The Coalition’s Jobs and Investment Package will provide $10 million towards a new…

Coalition to deliver $25m to target domestic violence in indigenous communities

Today the Turnbull Coalition strengthens its comprehensive commitment to keeping women and children safe from violence with an additional $25 million for specific measures to address violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, announced the package with Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch during a visit to AFL Cape York…