Record investment for FNQ women’s safety and welfare

The Federal Government has strengthened its commitment to keep Cairns and Far North Queensland women safe at every stage of life, whether at home, work or online. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said $54.4 million would be invested to further boost services for women affected by violence. “Sadly, domestic and family violence is not confined…

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Cairns and Far North Queensland’s defence future looks bright

Cairns and Far North Queensland will continue to play a key supporting role to our Australian Defence Force. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch welcomed the significant investment Defence was making, and will continue to make, in Cairns and Far North Queensland. “The Federal Government’s first priority is the safety and security of Australia and its…

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Focus on FNQ women’s health and wellbeing

The Federal Government is committed to providing world-class health care that supports Cairns and Far North Queensland women at every stage of life. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said every Cairns and Far North Queensland mother wanted to give their children the best start to life. He said the women’s health and wellbeing announcements made…

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Building a more active Far North Queensland

Cairns and Far North Queensland sporting clubs are being urged to make an application for a slice of the $29.7 million announced in this week’s federal budget for local sporting infrastructure upgrades. Mr Entsch said the Sports Infrastructure Grants program formed part of the government’s $230 million investment in initiatives to enable more Cairns and…

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Cairns and Far North Queensland big winners in federal budget

Cairns and Far North Queensland workers, families and infrastructure projects were the big winners in the Federal Budget handed down tonight. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the government was sticking to its plan to build a stronger economy to benefit all Far North Queenslanders. He said 75,862 people across Cairns and Far North Queensland…

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FNQ telecommunication issues to be put under the spotlight

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has welcomed the announcement of the Regional Telecommunications Review tasked with examining communication issues in regional, rural and remote areas including those across Far North Queensland and Cape York. Mr Entsch said the review was a great opportunity for Far North Queenslanders to have their say on communication issues that…

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Record investment for Great Barrier Reef conservation

The Federal Government will make the largest single investment in the protection of the Great Barrier Reef to ensure the iconic natural wonder can be appreciated for generations to come. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the $500 million investment would protect thousands of jobs, improve water quality, tackle coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish and implement scientific…

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