Sikh Petition

Federal Member for Leichhardt, The Hon Warren Entsch MP was approached by members of the local Sikh Community in Cairns regarding the lack of official recognition of the nature of the events now known as the 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots or 1984 Sikh Massacre. The Sikh Community is seeking support to petition the House of Representatives…

Have your say on Telecommunications in Far North Queensland

Phone and Internet users throughout regional and rural Australia have been given an extra opportunity to have their say on the telecommunications their areas need, said the Federal Member for Leichhardt, The Hon Warren Entsch today. The Regional Telecommunications Independent Review Committee (RTIRC) is conducting one of its regular reviews into the adequacy of telecommunications,…

Lawn Bowls Petition first round of tabling

Kelly O’Dwyer MP, Federal Member for Higgins and a director of Bowls Australia, together with the Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP, Shadow Minister for Seniors, jointly tabled a petition with over 37,000 signatures calling on the ABC to bring bowls back on to the ABC program schedule last week in parliament. The Hon Warren Entsch MP,…

The fight continues to stop the Coral Sea being locked up

Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has again rallied behind the fishing industry in condemning the Labor-Green Government’s continued push to lock up the Coral Sea with the Bligh Government now signalling its support for the bans. The Gillard Government’s recently released its draft marine bioregional plan to create a marine conservation park across more than 1…

Cairns could miss out yet again

Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has expressed serious concerns about the rollout of the NBN, with Cairns in desperate need to secure high-speed broadband in the next round of the rollout. Mr Entsch said he was strongly opposed to the exorbitant cost of the Gillard Government’s $36 billion NBN plan and reaffirmed the Coalition’s commitment under…