Kapani Warrior Program

Mr ENTSCH: I rise this afternoon to highlight the amazing work of Dr Tim White, one of the founders of the highly successful Kapani Warrior program. The Kapani Warrior program, composed mainly of veterans, and nearly entirely self-funded, was established in 2012 and has become an outstanding success and a beacon of hope for many.…

New funding for Far North Queensland environment projects

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today announced six organisations had been awarded funding under the federal government’s Communities Environment Program. A broad range of organisations were eligible to apply for funding under the Communities Environment Program including local community clubs, not-for-profit organisations, landcare groups and schools. Grants of between $2500 and $20,000 were available under…

Ex-service organisations to receive funding boost

More than $4.2 million in funding is available through this year’s Building Excellence in Support and Training grants program which assists ex-service organisations to deliver essential advice, advocacy and welfare services for veterans, serving members and their families along with war widows and widowers. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the ESO community across Cairns…

New funding for Far North Queensland community infrastructure projects

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today announced 10 organisations had been awarded funding under the federal government’s Stronger Communities Program – Round Five. The Stronger Communities Programme supported the Morrison Government’s commitment to deliver social benefits in communities across Far North Queensland. Grants to fund small capital projects of between $2500 and $20,000 were available…

New PDR project seals momentun in Cape York

Sealing works on the Peninsula Developmental Road in Cape York are set to keep rolling with tenders open for a new project on the Cape’s most critical road link. The project will be delivered as part of the Australian Government’s Roads of Strategic Importance Cooktown to Weipa Corridor. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the…

Congratulations to Far North Queensland’s students

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has congratulated thousands of local school students and their teachers for a successful school year. The last day of school for Queensland Government schools was Friday, 13 December 2019. Mr Entsch said students should enjoy a well-earned break before either continuing with their education, heading to university or entering the…