Cairns CBD hot property for new uni campus

THE news that CQUniversity has locked in the site for a campus in the heart of Cairns’ CBD will be a much-needed shot in the arm for the city, says Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch. CQU Vice Chancellor, Professor Scott Bowman, announced today that the Cairns campus will be located in the Cairns Square complex on…

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New hope for aged care in Cairns

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has welcomed today’s news that the Blue Care Redlynch Glenmead Village Aged Care Facility has been bought by an experienced national service provider, Regis Aged Care. “This is a good news story for Cairns and is going to have a very significant impact on the availability of aged care places in…

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$940,000 in capital grants funding for Cooktown school

ENDEAVOUR Christian College in Cooktown will soon benefit from several major infrastructure improvements after being named a recipient of a $940,000 Australian Government grant. The grant, awarded as part of the Capital Grants Programme (CGP), will go towards a number of projects including a new design and technology workshop, machinery room, and science laboratory. It…

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$325 in capital grants funding for Kamerunga school

PEACE Lutheran College in Kamerunga will soon see major infrastructure improvements after being named a recipient of a $325,000 Australian Government grant. The grant, awarded as part of the Capital Grants Programme (CGP), will go towards construction of four classrooms and three staff offices, as well as furniture, equipment and site works. Federal Member for…

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Time to discuss organ donation

A LOCAL media organisation will play a key role in reaching out to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to encourage them to become organ donors, says Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch. Queensland Remote Aboriginal Media (QRAM), based in Cairns, will receive a $36,160 grant under the Organ and Tissue Authority’s 2014-15 Community Awareness Grants. The…

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Govt to consult further on Medicare changes

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has welcomed today’s move by new Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley to scrap controversial proposed changes to the Medicare rebate. “I congratulate the minister for having the courage to stand up against something that wasn’t going to work,” Mr Entsch said. “The feedback I’ve received from medical practitioners and constituents is…

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