Cairns Corporate Challenge Update

In just a few weeks, my wife Yolonde and seven other Cairns Corporate Challenge trekkers will head off on the adventure of a lifetime.  The group are commemorating the heroic feats of our young soldiers by trekking along the Kokoda trail’s 96 kilometres of mud and mountain range.  They’ve been training for months – walking…

Regional News And Events Wrap

Over the last few months I’ve taken the opportunity to visit most of the regional communities in Leichhardt. It’s been good to meet all the new mayors and councillors, catch up with community groups and hear about new initiatives. In Douglas, I caught up with the Council to hear about their current progress on the waterfront development and…

Spotlight On FNQ Enterprise

I welcome invitations to visit businesses in Leichhardt – it’s fantastic to see enterprising locals investing in new equipment or construction, employing more staff and showing confidence in our economy. Here are a few highlights… Cairns Aquarium Construction is well underway and I was privileged to tour the site recently with founder and CEO Daniel Leipnik. At the…

A Word From Warren

We’re now three months into the new term of government and while Parliamentary sittings have only just got underway in the past few weeks, there are plenty of issues that I’m already getting stuck into as well as ‘unfinished business’ from the last term. Over the next three to six months, I’m focused on the delivery of…

Milestones

50th Wedding Anniversary Barry & Marilyn Clark – 19th March 2016 Jonathan & Janet Percy -26th March 2016 John & Sandra Thomson – 2nd April 2016 Robert & Gwen Elleary – 16th April 2016 Barry & Yvonne Bolton – 23rd April 2016 Robin & Anne McAlloon – 23rd April 2016 James & Helen Kezilas –…

Cooktown: nbn fibre-to-the-node construction begins

AUSTRALIA’S National Broadband Network is now available at more than 45,000 homes and businesses across Leichhardt – with an additional 32,000 currently under construction, says Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch. The news comes as nbn Co begin construction of fibre to the node in 1200 premises in Cooktown. “The message for Cooktown residents is…

Freshwater: nbn fibre-to-the-node construction begins

AUSTRALIA’S National Broadband Network is now available at more than 45,000 homes and businesses across Leichhardt – with an additional 32,000 currently under construction, says Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch. The news comes as nbn Co begin construction of fibre to the node in 2,000 premises in Freshwater. “The message for residents is clear…