Posted on Thursday, 12 December, 2013
LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has welcomed the reaching of key milestones during this Parliamentary sitting which will enable the White Paper process for the Development of Northern Australia to launch soundly in the New Year.
The membership of the Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia (JSCNA)... ... more
Posted on Tuesday, 10 December, 2013
FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has welcomed news that the Government’s approval of dredging activities at Abbot Point will be subject to the highest environmental standards to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
After rigorous assessment, the Government has completed the approvals process ... ... more
Posted on Monday, 9 December, 2013
IT’S been an eventful week for the Parish Hall Restoration Project with the much-anticipated start of Stage 1 renovation coupled with a major donation from a local business.
After a mammoth community fundraising effort over the last 16 months, works have now commenced to take out the asbestos and r... ... more
Posted on Friday, 6 December, 2013
THE Government is allocating an extra $1.1 million in funding to further protect the Great Barrier Reef from the destructive crown-of-thorns starfish.The crown-of-thorns starfish (COTS) can destroy coral faster than it can regenerate and is one of the most significant threats to the reef. In r... ... more
Posted on Thursday, 5 December, 2013
LEICHHARDT MP Warren Entsch has highlighted the hypocrisy surrounding fisheries management in the Coral Sea and tuna ‘overfishing’ in the Federal Parliament today.
Mr Entsch said he had been following with interest the media coverage of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission meeting t... ... more
Posted on Wednesday, 4 December, 2013
THE repeated flooding of Torres Strait Island communities will soon be a thing of the past with Federal MP Warren Entsch today announcing that the Federal Government has locked in the $5 million needed to kick-start the Sea Walls rehabilitation project.
The $5 million grant was originally announced... ... more
Posted on Tuesday, 3 December, 2013
FEDERAL MP Warren Entsch is urging wireless microphone users in communities around Leichhardt to prepare for changes that will affect how they can use the devices.
The changes are part of the Federal Government’s work to clear specific radiofrequency spectrum (known as the ‘digital dividend’) so th... ... more
Posted on Monday, 2 December, 2013
YEAR 12 students from all around Leichhardt converged on Canberra today to celebrate their graduation through the Indigenous Youth Leadership Program.
Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said a total of 16 students from the electorate graduated the programme, from communities as diverse as ... ... more
Posted on Monday, 25 November, 2013
THE Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program is well underway in Leichhardt with three Round 1 applications submitted to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said he was very impressed with the range and standard of applications received from organisations ar... ... more
Posted on Thursday, 21 November, 2013
FEDERAL member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has spoken of local mum Kim Jenkins’ “determination and spirit” in the Parliament today, as the Renovation Rescue prepares to wind up with a final ‘Thank You’ event for supporters.
Mr Entsch highlighted Kim’s journey since he first met her in 2011, when s... ... more