Media Releases

6
Mar 2017

New firearms agreement: "As for me I'm hiding my shanghai," says Katter

6 March 2017:Bans and restrictions on Australian firearms will increase under the changes proposed in the newly-published National Firearms Agreement. The Government very quietly released changes to the agreement last week. KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter will be making representations…

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3
Mar 2017

Only 3 wks of standby fuel in Aus, says NRMA

3 March 2017:This morning ABC reported a spokesman from the National Road & Motorists Association (NRMA) has raised concerns that Australia has only three weeks of fuel reserves, if our importation supply were cut off. KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has long been belligerent…

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3
Mar 2017

Enough with the sacri-fries! Ban all 457s not just in fast food

3 March 2017: KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter feels Australian’s have won part of the Section 457 Visa battle following the Immigration Minister’s announcement yesterday to ban 457 visas from the fast food industry. Mr Katter said, “We want to put on record our…

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3
Mar 2017

Another construction death while our protections are "turkey trampled by the political pygmies"

02 March 2017: Not long after the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) has passed the Parliament, KAP Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has highlighted the need for Australia to have strong workplace protections following yet another tragic construction site death in…

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1
Mar 2017

Question Time: Katter fires up on visa ban

Today in Question Time, KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter asked in scorching fashion if the Minister for Immigration will “listen to his own backbench” and ban visas from “Nth Africa and the countries between Greece and India, exempting of course persecuted minorities…

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28
Feb 2017

Brainless Govt for allowing most Aussie gas to be sold overseas

27 February 2017: KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has welcomed the Australian Workers Union joining him in calling for gas companies to meet the domestic market first, or – a “Reserve Resource Policy”.The Australian Workers Union (AWU) has written to Prime Minister…

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28
Feb 2017

Katter: The Member for Dawson - A remarkable act of moral integrity

In commenting upon the Member for Dawson George Christensen quitting as National Party Whip, KAP Leader Mr Katter said, “It is said that there are no more conviction politicians. Christensen proves that there is at least one.” “He has crossed the floor on the issue…

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27
Feb 2017

Katter: Arnot Creek Bridge opening is Ingham community triumph

KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter is honouring the hard work of the Ingham community following last week’s Arnot Creek Bridge opening on the Bruce Highway, 12km north of Ingham. Mr Katter said, “it arrives with a great deal of personal satisfaction for the people of…

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24
Feb 2017

USO = UFOs for the bush

KAP Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has expressed his outrage over the Productivity Commission considering if there is a continued need for Universal Service Obligations (USO) by the Federal Government in relation to telephone land line provision. The USO enforce minimum communication…

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24
Feb 2017

Katter: Qld boundary fandangaling it'll break them

KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter said the major parties “fandangaling” of the electoral distribution changes are intended to “break KAP” but, “may have opened the gate to the major parties own stupid, selfish destruction.” The Queensland Electoral…

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