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,…

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,…

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…

Sophie’s Petition

MEMBER for Leichhardt Warren Entsch earlier today launched ‘Sophie’s Petition’, an incredible effort to get a pedestrian crossing by Ellis Beach by nine-year-old road safety crusader Sophie Alcorn. Sophie Alcorn has been waging a campaign for the pedestrian crossing after her friend Asha was accidentally hit by a car while crossing the road at the…

Fight for fairness on Body Corporate Insurance heats up

Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today announces his serious concerns about the practises of body corporate insurance companies has been referred to the ACCC in a major step forward for property owners in the Far North. Mr Entsch’s parliamentary colleague, Coalition shadow minister for Small Business, Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs the Hon. Bruce Billson this…