Media Releases

17
Nov 2017

Cairns must advance - Katter backs Advance Cairns

17 November 2017: Hon Bob Katter MP is incensed at the Cairns Mayor’s criticism of North Queensland Economic Development body, Advance Cairns, as allegations emerge of the Mayor only continuing to support the organisation if he gets to appoint the CEO and only if the organisation…

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17
Nov 2017

North Australian 'ignorant' Facility (NAIF) forgets the north, funds foreign projects

17 November 2017: KAP Member for Kennedy Hon Bob Katter MP is appalled by the news that only a third of staff employed by NAIF (Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility) actually live and work in the Cairns where NAIF has its headquarters – the rest live in Sydney and Brisbane.

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13
Nov 2017

KAP ready to seize State and Fed balance of power to deliver for North Qld

13 November 2017: The latest Liberal MP resignation from Federal Parliament over the dual citizenship debacle means Bob Katter MP, KAP Federal Leader and Member for Kennedy, is now the only Queenslander on the crossbench. Mr Katter intends on making the most of it for North Queensland…

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8
Nov 2017

Enough is enough - inland railway is on the wrong track

08 November 2017: Hon Bob Katter MP, KAP Federal Member for Kennedy and KAP Federal leader, with the guidance of KAP State candidate for Condamine John Hill are drafting legislation to change the Federal Government’s proposed inland rail route through Millmerran, the Condamine…

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3
Nov 2017

Knuth and Katter to insurers: Stop stealing from Nth Queenslanders

02 November 2017: Hon Bob Katter MP, KAP Federal Member for Kennedy applauds comments from KAP’s Shane Knuth MP for Dalrymple and State candidate for Hill on rising insurance premiums. Mr Knuth has said enough is enough, the government has to finally act on North Queensland’s…

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3
Nov 2017

Ooo la la: Charley's Chocolates wins the 'Chocolate Olympics' in Paris

3 November 2017: Hon Bob Katter MP, KAP Federal Member for Kennedy and Shane Knuth, KAP State Member for Dalrymple and KAP candidate for Hill, have today congratulated Chris and Lynn Jahnke of Charley’s Chocolate Factory at Mission Beach on their single origin Mt Edna chocolate…

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26
Oct 2017

Katter uses Question Time to blast Govt on Nth Qld insurance inaction

26 October 2017: KAP Federal Leader and Member for Kennedy, Hon Bob Katter MP, has today used Parliament Question Time to push the government to finally act on North Queensland’s skyrocketing insurance premiums, instead of just more ‘reports and looking into’. This…

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25
Oct 2017

Katter on firearms laws: we might be bushwhackers or rednecks but we know justice and fairness when we see it

25 October 2017: KAP Federal Leader and Member for Kennedy, Hon Bob Katter MP, spoke in Parliament today strongly opposing the Criminal Code Amendment (Firearms Trafficking) Bill 2017 which will enforce a five year minimum mandatory sentence for firearms offences. Mr Katter directly…

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25
Oct 2017

Hon Bob Katter raised in Parliament - Mareeba Hospital's battle against privatisation

25 October 2017: KAP Federal Leader and Member for Kennedy, Hon Bob Katter MP, raised a pressing issue in Parliament today - Mareeba Hospital’s battle against privatisation - no outpatient services - and the losing battle of the free hospital system in Australia. “I rise…

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24
Oct 2017

Welfare Cuts vs Development - Katter for once disagrees with Pauline Hanson

24 October 2017: KAP Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter, today distanced himself from comments made by Senator Hanson advocating cuts to welfare. “Once again KAP insists that it’s the Governments’ job to be the catalyst for development that will create income and jobs.

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