Milestones

50th Wedding Anniversary Clyde and Janice Graham (2nd October 2015) Michael and Glenys Schramm (16th October 2015) Ronald and Dianne Clark (23rd October 2015) William and Janine Paterson (4th December 2015) John and Jennifer Knight (8th January 2016) Santo and Adelina D’Addona (8th January 2016) Keith and Beverly Drewitt (29th January 2016) 55th Wedding Anniversary…

Adjournment – World TB Day

I would like to respond, particularly acknowledging 24 March as being World Tuberculosis Day. I, like many other Australians, believed that tuberculosis was consigned to the history books along with sanatoriums and iron lungs. My mum was treated for tuberculosis in 1963 and spent a year in the thoracic ward in Cairns. It had a…

March 2016 Word from Warren

**IMAGE: Kylie Fell from the Western Cape Chamber of Commerce discusses mobile phone black spots with me during a visit to Weipa** Here we are in 2016 and at the time of writing, the new political year has just started in earnest. I’m looking forward to what the next 12 months will bring! In early…

Canberra Catch-up

**IMAGE: Supporting Minister Sussan Ley as she presents the medicinal cannabis bill.** 2016 has started with a very busy sitting schedule!  We’ve made inroads on a range of legislation; I’ve met with numerous stakeholders and constituents and taken a whole range of issues to my Ministerial colleagues. Narcotic Drugs Amendment Bill 2016 The introduction of…

Out and about

Helped launch the YWAM Medical Ships 2016 Cairns Corporate Challenge, Cairns Hosted Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for a community meet and greet, Cairns Addressed insurance industry CEOs on the insurance crisis, Sydney Enjoyed Phantom of the Opera at the Cairns Civic Theatre, Cairns Played ‘Santa Claus’ at the Grand Hotel’s Christmas Lunch for residents of…