Safer Internet Day 2016

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch is encouraging local schools to take part in this year’s Safer Internet Day on Tuesday 9 February, using ‘Virtual Classrooms’ run by the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner. “More than 20,000 students across Australia are expected to participate in Safer Internet Day and I’d really encourage teachers and…

Entsch urges QLD to act on Bruce Upgrade

LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch is urging the Queensland Government to start planning work on a key Bruce Highway upgrade, so an opportunity to get the work completed sooner is not lost. The Coalition Government has embarked on 10 year ‘Fix the Bruce Highway’ programme to improve safety on this important stretch of Australia’s national network.…

Let’s talk about tax

They say two things in life are certain: death and taxes. So let’s talk about tax. We need a better tax system in Australia if we are going to grow our economy, create jobs and maintain our strong welfare safety net for those who are most vulnerable. Many features of our current tax system –…

UMI Arts secures four year government support

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has welcomed the Australian Government’s commitment to the arts, with the announcement of nearly $600,000 over four years for Umi Arts. “This funding grant of $594,180 will help Umi Arts continue to deliver quality services and programs to Indigenous arts organisations all across Far North Queensland,” said Mr Entsch.…

$95,000 to help Nightwings project plant 70,000 trees

**PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVE PINSON PHOTOGRAPHY** THE NightWings Rainforest Centre in Wonga Beach will benefit from $95,302 in funding through the latest round of the Australian Government’s 20 Million Trees programme – helping them to achieve their dream of planting 70,000 trees over six years. Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt said NightWings was one of a…