Warren Entsch

Type: Person
Name: Warren Entsch
Title: Parliamentary Secretary - Minister (Australia)
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

$4.8m cash splash for Cairns' Tobruk Memorial Pool

The Federal Government is committing $4.8 million towards redeveloping Cairns' Tobruk Memorial Pool.The local council unveiled plans for the estimated $22 million revamp of the aging pool last year.The Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch, says he hopes ... [Published ABC Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Entsch backs PM’s pot stance

PITCH: Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch wants a medical marijuana taskforce. Source: News Corp AustraliaLEICHHARDT  MP Warren Entsch will be meeting with Prime Minister Tony Abbott next week to suggest setting up a taskforce for medical m ... [Published Cairns Post - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Push for medical cannabis rolls on

The push for medicinal cannabis to be legalised nationwide is gathering steam with NSW and Victoria preparing to conduct clinical trials for the drug.NSW Premier Mike Baird announced on Tuesday that terminally-ill patients would soon be able to use cannabis ... [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Push for medical cannabis trials gains momentum nationally as doctors urge caution (ABC)

The campaign to legalise medical cannabis for those suffering terminal illnesses is gaining momentum across Australia with state and federal MP's calling for changes to existing laws.New laws which allow medical cannabis trials will be introduced into ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Customs grab costumes from performers

PERFORMING: Papua New Guinean Hiri Moale dancers have been left without their traditional drums after customs seized them at Cairns Airport. Member for Leichardt Warren Entsch is desperately trying to clear the drums before tonight's performance at Cairns ... [Published Cairns Post - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

White paper to address crisis in north

The cost of insurance in northern Australia will feature in a government white paper before the end of the year.The paper will become government policy and will address insurance market failure in north Queensland and WA, according to MP Warren Entsch, ... [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 5 reports

Northern Australia plan is lauded

Northern Australia Committee chairman and Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch. Source: News Corp AustraliaTAX incentives, infrastructure upgrades, reducing the cost of insurance and relocating public servants have been recommended among a suite of measures put ... [Published Cairns Post - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Medical marijuana ‘haze’

A marijuana plant. Source: AFPA CAIRNS man who was allowed to grow medical marijuana for pain relief after a car accident while living in the US has thrown his support behind a push to legalise it here.But the man, who wished to remain anonymous, said ... [Published Cairns Post - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Bruce Hwy upgrades needed to help develop northern Australia

One of the report's 42 recommendations were new tax benefits for mining companies to employ locals, rather than engaging fly-in fly-out workforces. It also called for more money for the Bruce, Outback Way and beef development roads across Queensland, ... [Published Central Queensland News - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

Queensland MP moves to put medical marijuana on the PBS

QUEENSLAND MP Warren Entsch has joined the push to legalise medical marijuana in Australia in the hopes it will bring some relief for patients with life-threatening illnesses.Mr Entsch is one of a multi-party group of federal MPs who are working on a ... [Published Whitsunday Times - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Entsch maintains calls for medicinal marijuana trials

A far north Queensland politician has renewed calls for the Federal Government to allow legal trials of marijuana for medicinal purposes.Liberal National MP Warren Entsch says he is planning to introduce a private member's bill or motion during the parliamentary ... [Published ABC Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

How Entsch will push for pot

PUSH: Federal MP for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has started drafting a private member’s bill to legalise medicinal marijuana. Source: News Corp AustraliaFAR Northern MP Warren Entsch (pictured) has started drafting a private member’s bill to legalise medicinal ... [Published Cairns Post - Aug 22 2014]

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"it's not experimental. it's absolute fact and it's been recognised in canada, in the czech republic, in holland, in the united states - in many places it's already recognised" Mr Entsch said

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$4.8m cash splash for Cairns' Tobruk Memorial Pool [Published ABC Online - 8 hours ago]
No terror threats for G20 Cairns [Published Cairns Post - 15 hours ago]
Entsch backs PM’s pot stance [Published Cairns Post - 15 hours ago]
Interview, ABC TV North Queensland [Published Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia - Sep 17 2014]
MEDICINAL CANNABIS ANOTHER STEP CLOSER [Published Cowra Community News - Sep 17 2014]
Push for medical cannabis rolls on [Published Melbourne Age - Sep 16 2014]
NSW moving on medical cannabis [Published Sky News Australia - Sep 16 2014]
Customs grab costumes from performers [Published Cairns Post - Sep 16 2014]
Push for medical cannabis trials gains momentum... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 15 2014]
White paper to address crisis in north [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - Sep 15 2014]
Next Victorian parliament could see cross-party... [Published Sydney Star Observer - Sep 11 2014]
Tanami Road a priority (The West Australian) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 11 2014]
Fresh calls for state-run insurance in the north [Published Insurance & Risk Professional - Sep 10 2014]
Invest in building the north now, inquiry tells... [Published Beef Central - Sep 08 2014]
Papua New Guinea: New partnership to support co... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 08 2014]
Pole-axed by fickle thumb of fate [Published Cairns Post - Sep 05 2014]
Politics Live: September 4, 2014 [Published Canberra Times - Sep 05 2014]
Liquidator muzzles Kagara creditors [Published Cairns Post - Sep 05 2014]
Tax axe to renew mining faith [Published Cairns Post - Sep 05 2014]
Northern Australia plan is lauded [Published Cairns Post - Sep 05 2014]
Police dob on drug user, loses job [Published Cairns Post - Sep 05 2014]
Holy Mother of renovations [Published Cairns Post - Sep 05 2014]
Seeney backs onshore dumping [Published Cairns Post - Sep 05 2014]
Medical marijuana ‘haze’ [Published Cairns Post - Sep 04 2014]
Homeless street sweep for G20 [Published Cairns Post - Sep 04 2014]
Grattan on Friday: Tony Abbott's year of living... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 04 2014]
Northern future plans tabled [Published The North West Star - Sep 04 2014]
Bruce Hwy upgrades needed to help develop north... [Published Central Queensland News - Sep 04 2014]
Bruce Hwy upgrades needed to help develop north... [Published Daily News - Sep 04 2014]
Parliamentary support for developing Northern A... [Published ABC Online - Sep 04 2014]
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Papua New Guinea: New partnership to support co... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 08 2014]
Source: Government of AustraliaCountry: Australia, Papua New Guinea The Australian Government will provide $1.85 million to a two-year pilot program promoting economic and community development and disease prevention in Papua New Guinea’s Western Province. ...
Seat of the week: Leichhardt [Published The Poll Bludger - Jun 20 2014]
Teal and red numbers respectively indicate booths with two-party majorities for the LNP and Labor. Click for larger image. Map boundaries courtesy of Ben Raue at The Tally Room . Leichhardt consists of the northernmost part of Queensland, including ...
Papua New Guinea: Additional assistance for com... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 01 2014]
Source: Government of AustraliaCountry: Australia, Papua New Guinea Federal Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan, and Queensland Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services, Jack Dempsey, today announced that further assistance is being provided ...
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