FNQ facilities urged to apply for new MRI licences

A competitive public application process has been opened to determine the location for 20 Medicare eligible MRI licences. The federal government has already announced ten locations to receive Medicare subsidised MRIs from 1 November 2018, subject to the sites meeting the required approvals and administrative requirements. A total of 30 sites are set to receive…

National Highway Extension

MR ENTSCH: Mr Speaker, I rose in this chamber on two occasions last week to call out the Queensland Government of its blatant neglect of Far North Queensland. They are starving Far North Queensland of much-needed investment for one reason and one reason only – to help their federal colleagues. They are not only starving…

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

MR ENTSCH: Last week the Parliamentary Friends of Prostate Cancer Awareness held its annual luncheon here at Parliament House. It was fantastic to see so many people attend and the bipartisan support for this important cause. Prostate cancer doesn’t discriminate. It is the most common cancer amongst Australian men, with 20,000 cases diagnosed each year. More…

Tropical Arts Association

MR ENTSCH: It gives me great pleasure to rise this evening to talk about one of Cairns’s best kept secrets: the Tropical Arts Association. Tropical Arts is a not-for-profit community theatre group based in Cairns. It prides itself on community engagement. Tropical Arts tirelessly finds ways to include people, and the benefits to individuals and…