Media Releases

10
Mar 2017

Fed Flying fox report "bats" low hanging fruit

: Last week a Federal Parliamentary committee into Flying Foxes tabled its final report. The committee’s membership comprises of the Member for Leichardt and MPs who live in the southern parts of Queensland or Australia. The ‘Living With Fruit Bats’ report puts…

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9
Mar 2017

Energy crisis: Katter to introduce Reserve Resource Bill to keep gas for Aussies

A major gas shortage is around the corner, warns the Australian Energy Market Operator. In media reports today, the Prime Minister said the revelations are "very concerning" and he'll be holding an urgent meeting of chief executives of east coast gas companies to find out, “how…

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7
Mar 2017

Katter: More bank hearings = more mea culpa eye-daubing. We need a Royal Commission.

Today saw another round of the Parliamentary hearings into the Big 4 banks. KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter said, “There have been 38 inquires in 7 years. They have not been worth a tinker’s damn. The last one, all the bankers said “mea culpa we are so sorry…

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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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