Saibai Island Seawalls ready to hold back the tide

Saibai Island residents in the Torres Strait will be better protected from storm surges and high tides after the completion of the Saibai Island Seawalls, part of the Torres Strait Seawalls project. The Torres Strait community today celebrated the official opening of the $24.5 million Saibai project, which will help protect homes and critical infrastructure…

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Sealing the deal on Cape York Regional package

– Sealing works have begun on Laura Racecourse to Little Laura project on the PDR– Project will improve the road surface and provide additional overtaking opportunities as part of the $260.5 million Cape York Region Package Sealing works have started on the Laura Racecourse to Little Laura project on the Peninsula Developmental Road (PDR) as…

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Cairns reinforced as a maritime maintenance hub

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has officially opened Austal’s new office in Portsmith today, congratulating the company on the move which he says reinforces its commitment to our region. Austal has been awarded the $24 million contract by the Commonwealth Department of Defence to provide support services for the existing Pacific-class and new Pacific Patrol Boats…

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Let’s unite in support of United

MP Warren Entsch has congratulated United Petroleum for “bringing the fuel price fight to Cairns”, where motorists have had a gutful of consistently high prices at the bowser. “I think it’s fantastic that United is offering cut-price fuel at its new station at Woree, they’re bringing competition to Cairns city which is sorely needed,” he…

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Funding for Four Far North Queensland Indigenous Arts Groups

SENATOR the Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for the Arts and Leichhardt MP, Warren Entsch have congratulated four Far North Queensland Indigenous arts groups on receiving grants under the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support (IVAIS) program. “I am extremely pleased to announce that the Hopevale Aboriginal Corporation for Arts and Culture, the Pormpuraaw Arts and Cultural…

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$2 Million for Better Health Services in Mareeba

The Mareeba community will have continued access to essential GP services with the Coalition Government providing $2 million to help reduce pressure on the Mareeba Hospital’s emergency department. The funding will support both GP services and local residents with complex or chronic conditions, to help keep them well and out of hospital. “This is a…

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Entsch to represent Australia at the United Nations

Hosting the UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis, Dr Eric Goosby, at Saibai in June. LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch will use his appointment to the United Nations later this year to present Australia’s position on a whole range of issues, including showcasing the work being done to preserve the Great Barrier Reef and warning the global…

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