Cairns must seize the day to ensure port and naval expansion

MEMBER For Leichhardt Warren Entsch has welcomed the positive signs for Cairns in the progress report of the Defence Force Posture Review but urged the community to make its voice heard to ensure the expansion of the city’s port facilities and naval base. Mr Entsch said he was pleased that Cairns received a positive endorsement…

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Heritage Listing push by extreme Green group must be stopped

MEMBER for Leichhardt Warren Entsch and LNP state candidate for Cook David Kempton have expressed outrage at the latest attempt by the Wilderness Society to push its extreme green agenda on the people of Cape York by demanding emergency National Heritage status in four areas of the Cape. In a letter to the Federal Environment…

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Give graziers a break after live export ban debacle

Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has called on the Federal Government to show some compassion and change the way it manages assistance payments to graziers impacted by last year’s ban on live cattle exports. Mr Entsch said he had been contacted by a number of concerned constituents who have had their application for Business Assistance…

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UPDATE – Strata Title Insurance Inquiry

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs will be holding the following public hearings relating to its inquiry into the affordability of residential strata title insurance. Monday 30 January 2012, 9am-12pm, Port Douglas Community Hall, Mowbray Street, Port Douglas Monday 30 January 2012, 2:30pm-5:30 pm, Sebel Hotel, 17 Abbott Street,…

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Sikh Petition

Federal Member for Leichhardt, The Hon Warren Entsch MP was approached by members of the local Sikh Community in Cairns regarding the lack of official recognition of the nature of the events now known as the 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots or 1984 Sikh Massacre. The Sikh Community is seeking support to petition the House of Representatives…

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Have your say on Telecommunications in Far North Queensland

Phone and Internet users throughout regional and rural Australia have been given an extra opportunity to have their say on the telecommunications their areas need, said the Federal Member for Leichhardt, The Hon Warren Entsch today. The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee (RTIRC) is conducting one of its regular reviews into the adequacy of telecommunications,…

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Lawn Bowls Petition first round of tabling

Kelly O’Dwyer MP, Federal Member for Higgins and a director of Bowls Australia, together with the Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP, Shadow Minister for Seniors, jointly tabled a petition with over 37,000 signatures calling on the ABC to bring bowls back on to the ABC program schedule last week in parliament. The Hon Warren Entsch MP,…

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