Milestone on medicinal cannabis reached

THE introduction of legislation that will allow the cultivation in Australia of cannabis for medicinal and scientific purposes is a massive win that will change the lives of Far Northerners, says Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch. This morning, Minister for Health Sussan Ley MP presented the Narcotic Drug Amendment Bill 2016 into the House of Representatives.…

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 –…