Western Cape Bulletin celebrates 500th edition

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has congratulated The Western Cape Bulletin for printing its 500th edition. “Newspapers are a vital part of every community – particularly in regional areas such as Cape York,” said Mr Entsch. “Whether I’m in my electorate office in Cairns, travelling across Leichhardt, or representing the Far North in Canberra,…

Mossman Botanic Garden gains momentum

A MILESTONE has been reached in the Mossman Botanic Garden project with the board today announcing that tenders will soon be sought for the master planning process. The master plan is a critical step in the development of the world-class botanic garden and will provide a broad overview of what the project will look like, whilst…

4MW celebrates 30 years of broadcasting

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has congratulated Thursday Island’s Radio 4 Meriba Wakai (4MW) for this week celebrating 30 years of broadcasting. “Having a local radio station on Thursday Island is absolutely invaluable,” said Mr Entsch. “It gives the community an opportunity to share information, promote their culture and discuss issues from a truly…

Entsch the inaugural winner of back-bench award

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has described himself as “amazed and honoured” at being awarded the title of Back Bench Politician of the Year by the Australian Political Studies Association. The Australian Political Studies Association is the national association for Political Scientists and International Relations specialists in Australia.  This year, APSA has decided to launch a…

New apprenticeship network up and running in FNQ

FAR Northern apprentices, people looking for a new career, and employers will now get more help than ever before with the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network starting today.  Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said the Apprenticeship Network was the Australian Government’s new programme to help employers to recruit, train and retain apprentices. “Apprenticeship Network services…

Entsc opposes 1am club lockout

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has spoken out against the proposed 1am nightclub lockout in Cairns, saying the move will penalise well-run businesses and threaten jobs. He has also urged Cairns MP Rob Pyne to make time to sit down with business, and to head out with the Cairns Street Chaplains one Saturday night, to see…