Full steam ahead for NAIF in Cairns

WARREN Entsch, Federal Member for Leichhardt and Chair of the Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia, says he is thrilled with the passing of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016 through the Senate this week and the allocation of funding in last night’s Budget. “The Bill passed the House of Representatives during the previous…

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Regional investment in Leichhardt

REGIONAL Australia is critical to our national economy and this year’s budget delivers significant new investment across all areas of government that will create jobs and promote economic prosperity in the Far North. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said last night’s 2016–17 Federal Budget boosts connectivity, builds critical infrastructure, supports innovation and fosters local…

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Budget delivers an extra $171 million to protect the Great Barrier Reef

THE Turnbull Government is doing more than ever before to protect the Great Barrier Reef and the 2016 Budget strengthens this commitment with a $171.0 million boost. “This investment is a testament to the Government’s ongoing commitment to protecting this natural treasure,” Minister Hunt said. “Included in this is a $70 million additional injection to…

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Lotsa leads the way

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has congratulated the team at Lotsa Print & Signage who have shown how a regional Far Northern business can top their field internationally. Across their printing sites, Lotsa is currently maintaining a ‘Mellow Colour’ ISO 12647 colour Quality Management System (QMS) certification, a demanding regime that requires constant attention, precision and…

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Quality reforms to get far Northern students ahead

THE Turnbull Government has committed to the most significant package of education quality reforms in a generation, to drive excellence in Australia’s school students as part of its $73.6 billion student achievement plan. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said public, Catholic and independent schools in Leichhardt would be among those benefiting from extra funding…

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Far North to benefit from new business assistance

THE Far North’s small tourism businesses and start-ups will benefit from the appointment of two new local Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS), says Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch. “I’m very pleased to announce that Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) and Cape York Sustainable Futures (CYSF) are two of seven successful applicants for the grants in…

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Outback charity appoints Warren as Patron

GULF Horizons Foundation, a charity focused on supporting people in crisis in our rural communities, is pleased to announce today that the Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch MP, has been appointed Patron. Gulf Horizons was established in 2011 to address the challenges of the live export ban, floods, fires, drought, crippling debt and economic…

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COUCH welcomes donation towards Wellness Centre

PROMINENT local charity COUCH has today been handed a cheque for almost $30,000 by Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch on behalf of the Far North Queensland community, one of the largest amounts raised for the charity at a single fundraising event. The hand-over took place at the site of the planned Cancer Help & Wellness Centre…

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