Peninsula Development Road project set to start

WORK will start mid next month on the Mein Deviation project to seal 29 kilometres of the Peninsula Developmental Road south of Coen in Cape York. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss and Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today that Civil Mining and Construction has been awarded the tender…

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Statement on the death of Tnzin Delek Rinpoche

The Australian All Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet (AAPGT), led by the Hon Warren Entsch MP and the Hon Michael Danby MP, is deeply saddened by the passing of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, a highly respected and much-loved Tibetan lama who died in a Chinese prison on 12 July. Tenzin Delek Rinpoche had qualified for medical…

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Western Cape Bulletin celebrates 500th edition

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has congratulated The Western Cape Bulletin for printing its 500th edition. “Newspapers are a vital part of every community – particularly in regional areas such as Cape York,” said Mr Entsch. “Whether I’m in my electorate office in Cairns, travelling across Leichhardt, or representing the Far North in Canberra,…

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Mossman Botanic Garden gains momentum

A MILESTONE has been reached in the Mossman Botanic Garden project with the board today announcing that tenders will soon be sought for the master planning process. The master plan is a critical step in the development of the world-class botanic garden and will provide a broad overview of what the project will look like, whilst…

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Focus on developing and safeguarding the north in ag white paper

Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch, were in Cairns today to highlight the importance of biosecurity to the north’s development ? and to the whole Australian community. Minister Joyce said the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper released on the weekend committed $300 million to improve biosecurity at the border and onshore-which…

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