More support for child services in the Douglas Shire

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today announced $91,030 to improve access to child care for children and families living in Cooya Beach. Mr Entsch said the Port Explorers Cooya Campus would receive Morrison Government support through the Community Child Care Fund. “This funding will help the centre to cover their day-to-day costs, offer transport assistance…

FNQ community organisations urged to apply for funding under the Stronger Communities Programme

Stronger Communities Programme funding is now open to local community groups who are being urged to submit a funding application to help them undertake small infrastructure projects or purchase much-needed equipment. The Morrison Government has committed $150,000 to fund local community infrastructure projects across the Leichhardt electorate under the highly-successful programme. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren…

Tropical North Queensland Tourism

Mr ENTSCH: I rise this afternoon to talk about an industry that forms part of the lifeblood of my electorate. Tourism is certainly a big deal in my neck of the woods. We have the best natural offerings in the nation, such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest and our wet tropics. There’s…

Sarz Sanctuary

Mr ENTSCH: It gives me great pleasure to rise this afternoon to speak about an amazing charity that was borne out of the most unspeakable horror. Sarz Sanctuary was set up in memory of 21-year-old Queenslander Sara Zelenak, who was murdered in the 2017 London Bridge and Borough Street Market terror attack. Sarz Sanctuary aims…

Molly Steer

Mr ENTSCH: I rise this afternoon to highlight the magnificent achievements of a youngster in my community who’s making waves around the nation and overseas. Eleven-year-old Molly Steer, who is the founder of the highly successful Straw No More campaign, has been selected to attend the Ocean Heroes Bootcamp in Vancouver in Canada. In fact,…