A Word from Warren – Out and About (October 2015)

**Read my full October 2015 eNewsletter here** Helped open the Cooktown Discovery Festival and launch of ‘48 Days- A Shared History' mural project, ably supported by my beautiful daughter Mackenzie, Cooktown Spoke at the 2015 Suicide & Self Harm Prevention Conference in recognition of the Dr Edward Koch Foundation’s 20 Years of activities, Cairns Launched…

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Leichhardt youth urged to get creative

THE Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch is reminding young Far North Queenslanders they have one week left to “tell their story” as part of the ABC’s Heywire competition. “This is a huge opportunity for young people aged 16-22 who live in the Far North to put together a story in text, audio, photo, or…

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Feedback on Forrest Review sought

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch is urging local Indigenous leaders and community members to respond to the Forrest Review into Indigenous jobs and training before the initial consultation period ends on 20th September. “This is a comprehensive report that draws upon Andrew Forrest’s own experience in employment and training of indigenous people, as well as input…

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Work for the Dole coordinator announced for Cairns

FEDERAL MEMBER for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has today announced that MAX Solutions has been selected to deliver the new Work for the Dole Coordinator services in Cairns. “From 1 July 2014, the Government has rolled out new Work for the Dole arrangements for job seekers aged 18?30 in the Cairns area,” Mr Entsch said. “I’ve…

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New partnership to support communities in PNG

The Australian Government will provide $1.85 million to a two-year pilot program promoting economic and community development and disease prevention in Papua New Guinea’s Western Province. The program is the product of a new partnership between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Cairns-based Reef and Rainforest Research Centre (RRRC). Minister for Foreign…

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Final report for Northern Australia released

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has welcomed the high level of community and industry interest resulting from today’s release of the final report on developing Northern Australia, titled Pivot North. “There has been talk and focus on Northern Australia since 1937, numerous reports and comments that have been made, but most of those reports…

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Government delivers for local roads

THE Australian Government has delivered on its $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery programme, a key funding stream that benefits road users all around Leichhardt, says Federal MP Warren Entsch. “The Land Transport Infrastructure Amendment Bill 2014 passed the Senate last week and as a result, councils across Leichhardt will get their first payments this month…

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