Media Releases

5
May 2017

A "David and Goliath" battle as local man fights to stay in Australia

5 May 2017: KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has responded to news that 73 year old Patton Eidson from Julatten in the Kennedy electorate, has had his visa cancelled and been detained by 15 police/Government officials on Wednesday for transport to immigration detention in Brisbane.

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5
May 2017

Burketown fibre optic goes live!

5 May 2017: KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter is feeling the buzz after confirming the new fibre optic link in Burketown has finally gone live. Mr Katter has praised Kylie Camp from Burketown for continuously fighting for the communication services in the outback. “We’ve…

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4
May 2017

Saluting Their Service

4 May 2017: KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter is proud that Yungaburra has received close to $10,000 in funding, to commemorate Australia’s military history. The Afghanistan Avenue of Honour, on the Tinaburra Peninsula at Yungaburra will receive $9,804 under the Federal Government’s…

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26
Apr 2017

Katter on KAP's Knuth - he fights, he wins!

26 April 2017: KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has today been fulsome in his praise for KAP State Member Shane Knuth with news that the Palmerston Highway, which links the Atherton Tablelands to the Cassowary Coast, will get $3m in State funding for upgrades. “I can’t…

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23
Apr 2017

Comments from Hon Bob Katter MP- Responding to a video uploaded on Twitter on 21/4/17

23 Apri 2017: “There is something wrong in the media when you can address this issue formally and intelligently in the Parliament with reason and you get absolutely nothing; and some loud mouth Bludgerigar puts a video out and we get nation-wide publicity. I’ll be writing…

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21
Apr 2017

'The Isa' set to rock as triple j's One Night Stand rolls into town

21 April 2017: KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter and KAP State Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter are both delighted to welcome triple j’s One Night Stand to Mount Isa, although one of the Katter men is disappointed not to have been asked to perform. “I’m not offended…

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19
Apr 2017

Need to reserve our gas: Aus gas shoring up supplies for other countries

An investigation by the ABC has revealed 17 per cent of Qld gas output is owned by Chinese companies. It also shows that overseas state-owned corporations have a stake in close to a third of natural gas developed in Qld and that countries are shoring up their domestic supplies with…

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19
Apr 2017

Croc Cull: Frydenberg is right - humans over crocs

The Federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg says he could approve a croc cull in Queensland. Mr Frydenberg is reported in media as saying he has the power to order a cull under Federal laws, telling The Courier-Mail: "In my book human life comes first ... such action properly…

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18
Apr 2017

457 visa victory is historical to the Kennedy electorate

KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter feels today’s abolishment of the 457 visa is a poignant moment.Mr Katter said, “I’ve asked Question after Question in the house, I’ve given numerous speeches in the house railing against section 457s.“I always salute…

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6
Apr 2017

Unacceptable: RSLs thrown to the kerb with ANZAC March

6 April 2017: KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has written to the Queensland State Minister for Main Roads regarding the inhibitive costs for RSLs in North Queensland to provide traffic control for their forthcoming Anzac Day March celebrations. “Anzac Day is a National Public…

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Contact Details

Innisfail
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F: (07) 4061 6566
Visit: Cnr Edith and Owen St
Post: PO Box 1638
Innisfail, Qld 4860

Mount Isa
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F: (07) 4743 0189
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Mount Isa, Qld 4825

Canberra
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Email: Bob.Katter.MP@aph.gov.au