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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The fight continues to stop the Coral Sea being locked up

Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has again rallied behind the fishing industry in condemning the Labor-Green Government’s continued push to lock up the Coral Sea with the Bligh Government now signalling its support for the bans. The Gillard Government’s recently released its draft marine bioregional plan to create a marine conservation park across more than 1…

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Inquiry into strata insurance welcome news for Far North Queenslanders

Senator for Queensland, the Hon Jan McLucas, and Member for Leichhardt, the HonWarren Entsch MP, today welcomed news that the House of RepresentativesStanding Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs would now consider issuesaround residential strata insurance as part of its inquiry into the operation of theinsurance industry (the Inquiry). Announced by Assistant Treasurer Bill…

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