NORTH QLD INDIGENOUS STUDENTS GET A KICK START FOR EDUCATION

Up to 45 young Indigenous men from across Queensland's north will be supported through school and into further study or employment, thanks to a $450,000 grant from the Coalition Government to AFL Cape York House. Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Country Liberals Senator for the Northern Territory, Nigel Scullion, who recently approved the funding, said…

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Coalition Government shows support for a new industry in FNQ

Far North Queensland's growing reputation as a sports tourism destination will be supported by a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Team, with the announcement of a $4.25 million commitment for the Cairns Hockey and Cairns Basketball redevelopments and the Wangetti Trail Concept Plan. Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch MP today joined with stakeholders to make the announcements,…

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Labor hypocrisy on Green preference swap exposed

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch says Labor’s decision to swap preferences with the Greens in more than 90 per cent of electorates – including all marginal seats and in the senate – is a “disgusting display of hypocrisy”. Mr Entsch said the Labor/Greens preference deal highlights that people can’t trust either party. “This back-door…

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New figures reveal Coalition’s jobactive programme is delivering jobs to over 3000 Far North Queenslanders

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch says employment figures released yesterday reveal people looking for work under the Coalition’s new jobactive employment services model are achieving better, long-term employment outcomes. “The Turnbull Coalition is committed to implementing policies that actually deliver jobs and growth,” said Mr Entsch. “Our reforms, last year, to the Government’s employment…

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Entsch encourages Cairns businesses to take advantage of export “golden opportunity”

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch is encouraging Cairns businesses to take advantage of a “golden opportunity” to expand into overseas markets, thanks to the Coalition Government’s landmark export trade agreements with other countries. “These trade deals are part of our National Economic Plan to create more local jobs and attract new investment,” said Mr…

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Run For The Reef secures vital support

Far North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef will benefit from a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Team with the announcement of $150,000 over three years to the Run for the Reef initiative.  Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch joined with Run for the Reef Director Sam Cullen to announce the commitment, which will help inspire participants to…

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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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