Mossman Mill

Mr ENTSCH: I rise tonight to highlight a transformational project within my electorate. The Mossman Mill has been a feature in the local landscape for more than a century. In 1897, Annie Rose fed the first sugarcane into the mill, with the mill producing its first sugar after crushing 27,905 tonnes of cane for its…

Wujal Wujal – 51st Battalion

Mr ENTSCH: I rise this evening to highlight an initiative that is achieving amazing results in Wujal Wujal, a small Indigenous community in my electorate. The 51st Battalion, Far North Queensland Regiment, plays an important role in the security of northern Australia by conducting surveillance patrols in sparsely populated and remote regions of Far North…

Cairns Men’s Shed

Mr ENTSCH:  It gives me great pleasure to rise this afternoon to talk about the Cairns Men’s Shed and the fantastic work they’re doing in my community. The Cairns Men’s Shed has come along in leaps and bounds over the past few years and is widely regarded as one of the best sheds around. During…

Federal government chips in $700,000 to help improve facilities for Freshwater Christian College students

Students at Freshwater Christian College in Brinsmead will benefit from new classrooms, staff facilities and a covered outdoor learning area thanks to a federal government grant. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today announced the federal government would provide $700,000 towards two projects at Freshwater Christian College via the government’s highly-successful Capital Grants Program. “Students and…

Cairns Regional Council secures $250,000 in federal funds for its Smart Urban Irrigation Project

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today announced Cairns Regional Council had been successful in securing federal government funding under Round Two of its Smart Cities and Suburbs program. The $250,000 would go towards council’s Smart Urban Irrigation Project. Mr Entsch said the Smart Urban Irrigation Project saves water by integrating the latest soil monitoring technology…