Environmental Hub Welcomed

Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has welcomed the announcement that a dedicated regionally-focused environmental research hub will be funded by the Federal Government at long last.   Mr Entsch says he advocated hard for the re-establishment of the Marine and Tropical Science Research Facility (MTSRF) during the 2010 federal election and while he is…

Fundraiser To Support Kim Jenkins

  Cancer sufferer Saffron Bryant who recently underwent life saving surgery to remove a tumour from behind her eye has joined forces with her mother Kathy Kinneally to now help save someone else in a similar circumstance. Saffron Bryant managed to undergo lifesaving surgery under Dr Charlie Teo thanks to the $65,000 that was raised…

My First Speech Competition For Young Australians

High school students in years 10, 11 and 12 are being invited to take part in a new national competition called “My First Speech”. Organised by the House of Representatives, students are required to write and video a 3 minute speech as if it was their first speech to parliament. “This is a great opportunity…

My First Speech Competition For Young Australians

High school students in years 10, 11 and 12 are being invited to take part in a new national competition called “My First Speech”. Organised by the House of Representatives, students are required to write and video a 3 minute speech as if it was their first speech to parliament. “This is a great opportunity…

Calling All Budding Photographers

Calling all budding photographers!  Have you taken a photograph that showcases your beautiful community and its character? Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch is inviting the people of Leichhardt to submit entries to a community photograph competition. The 12 winning entries will then become a part of Warren Entsch’s 2011/2012 community calendar with their image…

Asian Honey Bees Private Members Bill

The Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch is developing a Private Members Bill to be put to the Federal Parliament in a bid to re-instate the Asian Honey Bee Program. Mr Entsch says the cessation of the program by the Gillard Government is premature and should never have taken place as there is still time…

Appropriations Bills 3 & 4

Mr ENTSCH (Leichhardt) (7.12 pm)-I say to my friend and colleague the member for Hunter that I agree with him-but, first of all, in relation to the youth allowance. Yes of course we are trying again, but we are trying to get more kids in regional Australia access to youth allowance, and we will be…