PBS support for Far North Queenslanders living with leukaemia

Patients living with one of Australia’s most common forms of leukaemia are set to benefit from expanded access to a breakthrough medicine through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. From 1 December, access to Venclexta® will be extended in combination with obinutuzumab for the first-line treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia who have co-existing conditions and…

Traceability grants to boost our premium exports from Far North Queensland

Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch is encouraging farming groups, research organisations and other eligible industry bodies in Far North Queensland to apply for grants to support projects that enhance traceability in the agricultural produce supply chain. Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud said $3 million in funding under Round Two of the Traceability Grants Program was an…

Economic recovery plan delivers for Cairns and Far North Queensland households, businesses and industry

The Morrison Government’s Economic Recovery Plan for Australia will create jobs, rebuild our economy and secure Australia’s future. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said under our plan, taxpayers in Leichhardt will get a tax cut backdated to 1 July this year. “This means more money in the pockets of local households to assist with the…

OAM Recipients

Mr ENTSCH: It’s a great pleasure to acknowledge six outstanding members of the Cairns and Far North Queensland community recently awarded Order of Australia medals in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. All six recipients are outstanding people, and their dedication and passion for their respective communities is without question. The recipients include Cairns Hospital senior…