90 Second Statement – 50th Anniversary WEIPA

I’d like to congratulate the organisers of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations for the town of Weipa in Far North Queensland in July. Weipa is situated at Albatross Bay on the western Cape York Peninsula, between the Mission and Embley Rivers. In 1967, the Queensland Government named the area Weipa North, which was the site of the newly established Comalco mining town.…

Three More Major Boosts for Far North Queensland

FOLLOWING on from the announcement that Cairns Aquarium will receive Federal Government funding for its new Reef and Rainforest research education centre, the Coalition Government has announced three more major grants for Far North Queensland under the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has congratulated the successful applicants in securing…

New Centre to Skill Students for Success

The opening today of the new Western Cape Trades Skills Centre in Weipa will give local students pathways into the workforce and on to valued careers, Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch said. The Western Cape Trades Skills Centre is about giving local students real skills they will need to get jobs in the future,…