Leichhardt Community Calendar Competition 2023-24 Now Open

The Leichhardt electorate is home to some of Australia’s most breathtaking landscapes, ranging from the vibrant sunflower fields in Cairns to the turquoise coral cays of the Torres Strait and everything in between. With such a diverse and beautiful backdrop, local photographers have endless opportunities to capture the essence of our communities, people, events, flora,…

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Warren Entsch MP Supports Decision from Party Room Meeting

Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch MP, today expressed his support for the decision made in the opposition party room. He stressed the importance of actual change rather than tokenism and adopting new approaches to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians. “I’ve always argued that recognition is absolutely overdue and should be in the constitution,…

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FNQ kids urged to showcase their artistic abilities as part of the annual Leichhardt Christmas card competition

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch is calling on Far North Queensland kids to illustrate different ways of showcasing an “Australian Bush Animals Christmas” for his 2022 Leichhardt Christmas Card competition. Now in its twelfth year, the competition is open to all children in Leichhardt aged from 5 to 12 years inclusive. The winning illustrations will…

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Volunteer Community Grants Expressions of Interest Now Open!

Volunteers and their organisations across Leichhardt will receive part of the Australian Government’s $10 million Volunteer Grants to support the crucial role that they play within our community. The 2022 Volunteer Grants provide organisations with grants of between $1000 to $5000 to help organisations buy small equipment for volunteers or reimbursing volunteer fuel, transport or…

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Cairns and Far North Queensland beauty, its people and locations to be showcased in the annual Leichhardt Community Calendar Competition

The Leichhardt electorate boasts some of the most stunning scenery in Australia. From sunflower fields in Cairns to the turquoise coral cays of the Torres Strait and everywhere in between. Combine that with our vibrant communities, local characters and huge variety of tropical species and it’s clear that local photographers seeking inspiration are spoiled for…

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New Regional University Centre for Cooktown

The Morrison Government will establish a new Regional University Centre in Cooktown to offer local students the support and modern facilities they need to undertake tertiary education without needing to leave the area. The Morrison Government’s Regional University Centres program removes barriers for regional and remote students to access quality education opportunities and is an…

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