Media Releases

6
Dec 2016

Adani "on track" but whose track should it be?

KAP Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is pleased to see action on Adani after years of advocating but today’s announcement is not all that KAP had hoped for. Mr Katter said, “Adani is essential, it is the gateway to the massive Indian market where 500 million people are without…

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2
Dec 2016

Katter meets with Senior Ministers over ADF land grab

KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter is continuing the fight for nervous landholders who look set to lose their properties through the Australian Defence Force’s expansion plans. Mr Katter met with Finance Minister Cormann and the Defence Minister Pyne during the last sitting…

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1
Dec 2016

Minister tells Katter "finding an alternative" to GP funding in Mareeba

This week KAP Member for Kennedy Mr Katter met with the Federal Health Minister to advocate the Mareeba GP shortage and in particular, the shortage of bulk billing GPs. The Federal LNP Government plans to remove the funding for GPs (non-admitted) at the Mareeba Hospital. The funding…

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1
Dec 2016

Ethanol "lies" at the feet of oil companies

KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has responded to yesterday’s anti-ethanol media campaign with a Question to the Minister for Energy in Question Time. Mr Katter said, “The media statements yesterday that Ethanol will raise the price of petrol are more than misleading.

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1
Dec 2016

Katter asks Minister to explain on Warrina funding

KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter met with the Federal Minister for Health and Aged Care this week in Canberra to ask why Warrina Aged Care Home has been abandoned by the Federal Government in its third unsuccessful application for funding. Mr Katter said, “We took up with…

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1
Dec 2016

Kennedy is a winner - 14 Mobile Blackspots Funded

In response to the announcement of mobile black spot funding to 14 sites in the Kennedy electorate by the Federal Government, KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has today heaped praise on the local fighters in Kennedy who advocated for better mobile communications…

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1
Dec 2016

Royal Commission into banks not dead yet

Late last night on the last sitting of the year, KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter helped bring about a motion for a Royal Commission into the financial sector. The motion was unsuccessful 75/74. Mr Katter said, “The Royal Commission was recommitted because of Qld Nationals…

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30
Nov 2016

Kennedy's Men's Shed are "alleviating weapons"

This month the National Shed Development Programme has awarded grants to Men’s Sheds in Gordonvale, Edmonton and Charter’s Towers. Mr Katter is a big believer in the Men’s Shed initiative. Mr Katter said, “massive taxation and numerous other laws and attitudes…

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30
Nov 2016

Greenies wet fantasies are costing us lives

Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter today spoke in Parliament House paying tribute to Editor Carenda Jenkin’s Herbert River Express opinion piece (16 Nov 2016) and highlighting the devastation and health hazards caused by flying foxes. Pointing out how the proliferation of…

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21
Nov 2016

Katter: What would Terri Irwin know about living in Nth Qld?

KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has today responded to Australia Zoo’s Terri Irwin’s comments to rule out a croc cull and the need to co-exist with crocodiles. Mr Katter said, “It really would be good if Greenies such as Terri Irwin would make some effort to…

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