Be a marine biologist for a day

From classrooms to coral — school students and teachers can now experience what it is like to be a marine biologist on one of the most amazing natural places on Earth, the Great Barrier Reef. Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley said new Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority education resources will support teachers in planning…

Leichhardt School Graduations

MR ENTSCH: Presenting certificates at end-of-year school award ceremonies is something I look forward to each year. It’s a time when school communities come together to recognise the achievements of students throughout the year. This year I presented awards at Kuranda District State College; Redlynch State College; Cooktown State School; and Cape York House—for the…

FNQ kids urged to showcase their artistic abilities as part of the annual Leichhardt Christmas card competition

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch is calling on Far North Queensland kids to illustrate different ways of showcasing “The Magic of Christmas” for his 2021 Leichhardt Christmas Card competition. Now in its eleventh year, the competition is open to all children in Leichhardt aged from 5 to 12 years inclusive. The winning illustrations will feature…

Grant to support defence community in Cairns

Australian Defence Force families who have provided essential support during the COVID-19 pandemic today received a funding boost under the government’s Family Support Funding Program. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said Little Diggers Community Centre would receive $8500 under the program which enables defence families to connect and interact with each other and the community…

Scholarships to attract more students to Cairns

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch today welcomed $330,000 funding to support local scholarship opportunities through the Australian Government’s Destination Australia program. Mr Entsch said the funding would enable eight scholarships to be offered through local tertiary education providers. “This Australian Government funding will enable scholarships worth up to $15,000 to be offered to eight students…