Letters to the Editor

2
Oct 2017

A message to the NQ Cowboys from Bob Katter

Dear Cowboys On behalf of every North Qlder I want you to know that we are proud of every one of you. You have come second in the biggest rugby league competition in the world. You are the second-best football team in the world. You lost your captain and leader of the forwards. You…

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13
Sep 2017

KAP ongoing support for Tully Hydro

Dear Mr/Ms, Shane Knuth fought for the Tully Hydro even when he did not represent Tully. He was born in Tully, his father was a cane cutter in various northern towns. The original ‘Tully Millstream’ proposal was promised by the LNP before the 1996 election and upon the…

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25
Aug 2017

LTE: Free markets fleecing Australians

Media reports that Ahmed Fahour, former CEO of Australia Post, takes home $10.8m golden handshake – free markets are fleecing Australians. The head of Queensland Rail was on $320k a year as a top public servant. He convinced the Government to privatise Queensland Rail, then…

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27
Jul 2017

Do that and you'll get a backside full of arrows

Canberra Comment for Mount Isa's North West Star, by Kennedy MP Bob Katter:  As great Mount Isa bloke Bobbie Glanville once said: ‘Keep sticking your head in the ground like an ostrich, and you’ll get a backside full of Indian arrows.’ Let’s face it…

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25
Jul 2017

No inland dust bowl, no flooded coast

An LNP MP promising Tully Millstream is a bit rich, since it was left to lapse under their party’s own State Minister Tom Gilmore, after being started by the Bjelke-Petersen Government despite the World Heritage declaration (see attached ‘Feds to look at Tully hydro’…

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21
Jun 2017

Questions with neither fear nor favour hit home for best results: 'Canberra Comment' in The North West Star

The father of the political independence movement in Australia, the late Peter Andren MP, once remarked that the only questions to be asked in question time were those by the three Independent MPs at the time (including myself). That is because question time – which was always…

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31
May 2017

Credit to community for aged care boost

31 MAY 2016: All of Far North Queensland owes an enormous debt of gratitude to the members of our community who have worked tirelessly for the significant boost announced to the Cassowary Coast’s residential aged care places – including 40 extra beds each for Innisfail…

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16
May 2016

LETTER TO MY FELLOW AUSTRALIANS

The full letter is available here:

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21
Jan 2015

Letter to the Editor - Smelter Pledge - NW Star 20/1/2015

Dear Editor Most would know that Robbie Katter is not prone to blowing his own trumpet. So it becomes my duty to advise that around 12 months ago the MP for Mount Isa Robbie Katter procured a meeting for MIM officials with the two relevant Government ministers. When requesting the…

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Contact Details

Innisfail
P: (07) 4061 6066
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Visit: Cnr Edith and Owen St
Post: PO Box 1638
Innisfail, Qld 4860

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Mount Isa, Qld 4825

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