Proposed law threatens vital airline services

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch will meet with Senator Nick Xenophon in Canberra this week to express his concerns at proposed law changes that threaten the future of vital airline services in Cairns. Mr Entsch said Senator Xenophon’s proposed amendment to restrict the use of foreign cabin crews in Australia would have a devastating…

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Cairns Hockey scores a goal for sports tourism

MEMBER for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has congratulated the team at Cairns Hockey Association for their outstanding work in securing the host city title for a test match series between Australia and New Zealand in June. Cairns Hockey was successful in being named as the host of the test series following a hotly contested bidding process…

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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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