Entsch backs Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef will benefit from a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Team with the announcement today of $1.3 million commitment for the Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef (COGBR) initiative. Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch today joined with Alex de Waal, CEO of Tourism Tropical North Queensland, and other stakeholders to announce the…

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Open for business! Creating local jobs in Cooktown

Cooktown will benefit from a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Team with the announcement today of a $40,000 commitment to Cooktown District Community Centre’s Social Enterprise Training Café. Warren Entsch, Member for Leichhardt, announced the commitment with Kaz Price, the CEO of Cooktown District Community Centre (CDCC). “This project aims to improve local community cohesion and participation…

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Funding tap turned on for Port Douglas water supply

A re-elected Turnbull-Joyce Government will invest $6.7 million to deliver the critical water infrastructure the people of Port Douglas and Craiglie deserve, after strong advocacy from the Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash announced the commitment in Port Douglas today, alongside Mr Entsch. The $14.4 million project, which will help upgrade the water supply infrastructure…

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Coalition Government invests $26.5 million for Indigenous health initiatives in Torres Strait

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has drawn attention to a Coalition Government commitment of $26.5 million towards a number of health initiatives in the Torres Strait – targeting mosquito-borne diseases, sexually transmissible infections, and health facility support. “Our most recent Federal Budget was quite significant for the people of the Torres Strait,” said Mr…

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Turnbull-Joyce Government delivers vital cancer centre funds

Far Northerners will benefit from a re-elected Turnbull-Joyce Government with the announcement today of a $1.5 million commitment to the COUCH Cancer Help & Wellness Centre. Minister for Rural Health, Fiona Nash today joined Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch, to announce the commitment, which will be life-changing for cancer patients across the Far North. “Statistics…

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New mobile base stations in Leichhardt under coalition’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Programme

Areas in Leichhardt will receive funding for improved mobile phone coverage if the Coalition is re-elected as part of an additional $60 million commitment to extend the successful Mobile Black Spot Programme, Warren Entsch Member for Leichhardt announced today. Following lengthy consultation, Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch identified four new mobile base stations at…

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COALITION DELIVERS $42 MILLION FOR HANN HIGHWAY UPGRADES

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has welcomed news that a re-elected Coalition Government will spend $42.6 million improving the reliability, efficiency and safety of the Hann Highway (Kennedy Developmental Road). Under the plan, two sections of the Hann Highway will be upgraded with a focus on widening, strengthening and sealing works, which will make the road…

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$150,000 TO HELP LOCAL CASSOWARY RECOVERY EFFORTS

Today on World Environment Day, the Coalition is delighted to announce that a re-elected Turnbull Government will commit $150,000 to local efforts to protect the endangered Southern Cassowary. The funding will allow the Cassowary Recovery Team to work with Indigenous communities on feral pig control and fire management in Cape York with the aim of…

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