Media Releases

Feb 2017

The people say "goodbye Ahmed, goodbye"

The people say “goodbye Ahmed, goodbye” 23 February 2017: Following KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter’s Question in Parliament last week, Mr Katter is calling Australia Post CEO, Ahmed Fahour’s resignation today – “a win for the people”.

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Feb 2017

Bank Inquiry: Katter calls on Australians - We need one more, contact your MP

21 February 2017: KAP Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has called on Australians to contact their local politicians and give them ‘The Request’- to support the Banking Royal Commission/Commission of Inquiry. Only the executive arm of Government can call for a Royal…

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Feb 2017

Still no clarity for Burdekin Sugar Growers

19 February 2017: KAP Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter and State Member for Dalrymple, Shane Knuth MP today, in the Burdekin town of Ayr, attended a meeting with cane farmers to end the sugar marketing stalemate with Singaporean based company Wilmar. In 2015 Mr Knuth introduced…

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Feb 2017

Banks Appoint Expert in Debt

18 February 2017: KAP Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has today expressed discontent at the appointment of former QLD ALP Premier Anna Bligh as the new head of the banking lobby group, the Australian Bankers Association. “Reports saying it (the appointment of Bligh)…

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Feb 2017

Katter AGAIN calls for halt on private health increases

15 February 2017: Almost a year to the day, Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has today again written to the Federal Health Minister asking him to intervene to halt the ever increasing cost of private health insurance premiums. It has been reported that the Government plans to…

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Feb 2017

Valentine's Day: Katter has no love for Aus Post CEO Pay

14 February 2017: Today KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter delivered a Question without Notice in Question Time to the Minister for Communications about the $5.6m pay packet for the CEO of Australia Post – Ahmed Fahour. Mr Katter’s Question raised Mr Fahour’s pay;…

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Feb 2017

Kennedy takes off with over $4.6m in airport upgrades

14 February 2017: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is delighted that Kennedy has received over $4.6m in funding to upgrade remote airstrips in Queensland. The Julia Creek, Normanton, Karumba, Gregory Downs and Mornington Island airports will receive over $4.6m…

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Feb 2017

Katter to boot out alien gambling agencies

08 February 2017: Today in Federal Parliament of Australia, KAP Member for Kennedy Bob Katter moved that majority foreign owned interactive gambling agencies be barred from operating in Australia. Mr Katter moved an amendment to the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 that any…

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Feb 2017

Katter rejoices in Charters Towers victory

07 February 2017: Today KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter congratulated the landholders on their fierce victory over the Government. The Deputy Prime Minster and Defence Minister have given the guarantee, “no one will be forced to sell their land against their will.”…

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Jan 2017

Katter's cooee for a Middle East ban is heard by Trump!

U.S President Trump has heard KAP Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter’s cooee for a ban on Middle Eastern peoples from entering the country.Last year, Mr Katter urged the Federal Government to impose a ban on immigration / travel from the Middle East and North Africa. Mr…

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