United front on Crazy Ant efforts

POLITICAL differences need to be put aside in recognition of the fact that support for the Wet Tropics Management Authority’s Yellow Crazy Ant eradication plan must come from all levels of government, says Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch. “It’s good to see Senators Lazarus and McLucas speaking out on Yellow Crazy Ants this week, we need…

opening of the new IJC Community Hub

Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, the multicultural and wider community celebrated the opening of the new IJC Community Hub on Anderson Street at Manunda on Monday. The Community Hub is a one-stop shop for service providers and community to work together in one community-run space. “Having the Hub there means any member of the community feeling…

My Health Record for North Queenslanders

UP to 700,000 residents of Northern Queensland will soon have a My Health Record automatically created for them as a part of a large-scale trial of new participation arrangements. Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch MP today welcomed the North Queensland trial, which was launched at Plaza Family Health in Mount Sheridan Shopping Centre. “My…

51st Battalion, we salute you!

THE illustrious history and ongoing activities of 51st Battalion, Far North Queensland Regiment, have been highlighted in Parliament this week by Federal MP Warren Entsch. “In this Centenary of Anzac, one battalion that deserves recognition is the 51st Battalion, Far North Queensland Regiment, which celebrated 100 years of service at the weekend with a parade…

Investment to boost Leichhardt’s defence capability

WARREN Entsch MP, Federal Member for Leichhardt, today welcomed the release of the 2016 Defence White Paper, which sets out the Coalition Government’s comprehensive and responsible long-term plan to ensure Australia’s national security. It is the culmination of detailed analysis of our strategic environment, Defence’s priorities and objectives, and the capabilities required to achieve these…