#CairnsForTheWin – support local Patrol Boat bid

THE campaign to promote Cairns’ $2B bid to build 21 replacement Pacific Patrol Boats has ramped up, with the consortium members meeting with senior Ministers in Canberra today. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch helped host the group, which included representatives from the prime contractor TeeKay Shipping (Australia), vessel designer and builder Damen Shipyards Group,…

90 Second Statement – Domestic Violence

Yesterday, more than 300 people turned out for the Safer Families, Better Communities walk on the Cairns Esplanade. It was a very public statement that Cairns has zero tolerance for domestic and family violence. I commend the tireless efforts of Amanda Lee-Ross, head of the Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service, who is doing fantastic work…

3 Minute Constituency Statement – Insurance

I rise again today to talk about the insurance crisis in northern Australia. Unfortunately, the insurance industry is still not serious about improving the affordability and the availability of property insurance in northern Australia. Submissions to the northern Australia insurance task force from the insurers and the Insurance Council of Australia have been overwhelmingly against…

A Word from Warren – October 2015

**Read the current edition of my eNewsletter** Thanks for taking the time to read my Spring 2015 Newsletter. There’s always so much going on that doesn’t necessarily get covered in the media, so this newsletter is the best way for me to communicate with you, my constituents.  I’m pleased to report that the Northern Australia…

Milkfish on Menu in Meeting with Mars

Mars Petcare will give evidence about the opportunities for milkfish aquaculture to supply product to the pet food industry when it appears before the Northern Australia Committee in Canberra on Tuesday, 13 October.  The public hearing is part of the committee’s inquiry into opportunities to expand the aquaculture industry in Northern Australia. Committee Chair, the…

Insurance industry not serious about property insurance affordability

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has slammed the insurance industry in Parliament today for not being serious about improving the affordability and availability of property insurance in Northern Australia. “Submissions to the Northern Australia Insurance Taskforce from the insurers and the Insurance Council of Australia are overwhelmingly against government action,” he said. “The ICA’s…

More Works commence under the Cape York Region Package

ROADTEK will deliver works on three projects on Cape York to extend the seal on the Peninsula Developmental Road. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the three projects are part of the Cape York Region Package and have a combined value of $19.2 million. “By funding the upgrade…