New Centre to Skill Students for Success

The opening today of the new Western Cape Trades Skills Centre in Weipa will give local students pathways into the workforce and on to valued careers, Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch said. The Western Cape Trades Skills Centre is about giving local students real skills they will need to get jobs in the future,…

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Grants Boost General Practice in Cooktown

Patients in Cooktown are set to benefit from improved facilities at the Cooktown Medical Centre after it was selected for a Federal Government grant. Member for Leichhardt, Mr Warren Entsch today welcomed the announcement that the practice would receive a $300,000 grant. The practice is one of 67 that were offered grants across the nation,…

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$2.4m to reduce family violence in Cairns and Cape York

THE Coalition Government will provide up to $2.4 million for a tailored project to address family violence experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children in Cairns and the Cape York region. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch, said the funding formed part of the $25…

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Know Your Aged Care Options Before You Need Them

A variety of aged care services and support options are available to help older people in Far North Queensland stay independent and enjoy life. Speaking at the Opening of the Association of Private Nursing Services Conference in Cairns today, Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch said the Federal Government’s My Aged Care campaign aims to…

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Reminder: Expressions of Interest for Round 3 of the Stronger Communities Programme Close Next Week

COMMUNITY groups, not?for?profits and local government organisations are being reminded they only have one week left to submit an expression of interest for funding as part of Round 3 of the Australian Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. The programme is again providing $150,000 to fund small capital projects, with grants ranging between $2,500 and $20,000 that…

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nbn? lands in Port Douglas

PORT Douglas residents and businesses are being urged to start looking at options for their new broadband service with nbn™ being switched on to more than 2000 premises this week. Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch is encouraging people to jump onto the nbn™ website at www.nbn.com.au/check where they can type in their home or business address…

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Local Men’s Sheds Welcome Grants for New Equipment

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch is pleased to announce new Commonwealth funding grants totalling more than $12,000 to boost facilities at the Marlin Coast and Cairns Men’s Sheds. “This is fantastic news for these two very active local sheds, I congratulate them on their success and at the same time acknowledge the considerable benefits that Men’s…

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