$300 MILLION UPGRADE AND FOUR NEW OPVs

Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence, and the Hon Warren Entsch MP, Member for Leichardt, have welcomed the approval of a $300 million upgrade to the naval base, HMAS Cairns, to accommodate new Offshore Patrol Vessels. With the announcement of German company Lurssen to be the prime contractor of the construction of 12…

Celebrate National Agriculture Day in Leichhardt

Today marks the inaugural National Agriculture and Related Industries Day, a day to celebrate our agricultural industries across Far North Queensland and acknowledge the significant contribution they make. Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch today thanked local farmers for their efforts feeding and clothing Australians and people the world over, and encouraged locals to get…

Trade Boost for Horticulture in Leichhardt

AUSTRALIA and China have agreed to new market access protocols for peaches, plums and apricots and improved access for Australian cherries, table grapes and citrus. Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch today welcomed the announcement and said it would provide significant benefits for horticulture producers and growers in the region. “Horticulture is important for our…

ASSISTANCE FOR RETRENCHED WORKERS IN FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND

WORKERS facing retrenchment in Far North Queensland will receive assistance to find new employment and train for jobs of the future under the Federal Government’s Stronger Transitions Package. Minister for Employment and acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Michaelia Cash said the Stronger Transitions package will provide assistance for workers to find new jobs…

Remembrance Day 2017

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has encouraged Far North Queenslanders to pause at 11am tomorrow to reflect on the Australians who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of our nation. Mr Entsch said the 11th of November is Remembrance Day and marks the signing of the Armistice that ended the First World War…