New state-of-the-art living facility attracts students to the tropics

International and domestic students have a fresh and inviting place to live and learn in Cairns thanks to state-of-the-art student accommodation in the inner city. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said the purpose-built facilities would offer high quality accommodation and support 84 students. He said the federal government contributed $300,000 towards the project under the…

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

MR ENTSCH: Last week the Parliamentary Friends of Prostate Cancer Awareness held its annual luncheon here at Parliament House. It was fantastic to see so many people attend and the bipartisan support for this important cause. Prostate cancer doesn’t discriminate. It is the most common cancer amongst Australian men, with 20,000 cases diagnosed each year. More…

New indigenous VET journeys begin at picturesque Mossman Gorge

Queensland’s Mossman Gorge provided a stunning backdrop today as six young Indigenous people commenced their apprenticeship journeys in the hospitality industry. Federal Vocational Education and Skills Assistant Minister Karen Andrews and Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch visited Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia to meet the new apprentices and trainees. Minister Andrews said the four hospitality trainees…