New figures reveal Coalition’s jobactive programme is delivering jobs to over 3000 Far North Queenslanders

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch says employment figures released yesterday reveal people looking for work under the Coalition’s new jobactive employment services model are achieving better, long-term employment outcomes. “The Turnbull Coalition is committed to implementing policies that actually deliver jobs and growth,” said Mr Entsch. “Our reforms, last year, to the Government’s employment…

$14.6 million step towards recognising ATSI people in Australia’s constitution

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch says the Coalition Government is investing more than $14 million towards recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia’s constitution. “Our nation’s founding document should reflect Australia as it is, not how it was perceived 120 years ago,” said Mr Entsch. “We all know that true reconciliation and…

Entsch encourages Cairns businesses to take advantage of export “golden opportunity”

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch is encouraging Cairns businesses to take advantage of a “golden opportunity” to expand into overseas markets, thanks to the Coalition Government’s landmark export trade agreements with other countries. “These trade deals are part of our National Economic Plan to create more local jobs and attract new investment,” said Mr…

Run For The Reef secures vital support

Far North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef will benefit from a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Team with the announcement of $150,000 over three years to the Run for the Reef initiative.  Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch joined with Run for the Reef Director Sam Cullen to announce the commitment, which will help inspire participants to…

Open for business! Creating local jobs in Cooktown

Cooktown will benefit from a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Team with the announcement today of a $40,000 commitment to Cooktown District Community Centre’s Social Enterprise Training Café. Warren Entsch, Member for Leichhardt, announced the commitment with Kaz Price, the CEO of Cooktown District Community Centre (CDCC). “This project aims to improve local community cohesion and participation…

Funding tap turned on for Port Douglas water supply

A re-elected Turnbull-Joyce Government will invest $6.7 million to deliver the critical water infrastructure the people of Port Douglas and Craiglie deserve, after strong advocacy from the Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash announced the commitment in Port Douglas today, alongside Mr Entsch. The $14.4 million project, which will help upgrade the water supply infrastructure…

Coalition Government invests $26.5 million for Indigenous health initiatives in Torres Strait

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has drawn attention to a Coalition Government commitment of $26.5 million towards a number of health initiatives in the Torres Strait – targeting mosquito-borne diseases, sexually transmissible infections, and health facility support. “Our most recent Federal Budget was quite significant for the people of the Torres Strait,” said Mr…