Media Releases

23
May 2018

Katter calls on Minister to fill funding shortfall for Julia Creek hospital

23 May 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter held an urgent meeting with the Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt in Parliament this week, urging the Federal Government to front-up with the essential funding required for upgrading the McKinlay Shire Multipurpose…

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23
May 2018

PM, stop the flood of temporary visas forcing Aussies on welfare

23 May 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter questioned the Prime Minister yesterday during Question Time on how he intends to fix the inundation of short-term visa holders after an ACTU report revealed there are currently 1.4 million temporary visa workers in…

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8
May 2018

2018/19 Budget: 'Living within our means'? Means Leaving NQ out, obviously

8 May 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has commented on the 2018-19 Budget which is full of more ‘looking into’ projects. Personal Income Tax plan• Reduce personal income tax• 94% of Australians will pay no more than 32.5% tax by 2024-25.•…

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8
May 2018

Katter uses QT to address Frydenberg's shrinkage

8 May 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter used Question Time in Parliament today to address Australia’s worsening fuel security crisis which currently sits at just 20 days supply left for petrol and asked the Minister for Home Affairs, Peter Dutton, what…

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4
May 2018

Farewell Rural Journo Colin Bettles, a great fighter for rural

3 May 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy has today farewelled Fairfax rural reporter, Colin Bettles, who moves on from his Fairfax national rural affairs role based in Parliament House today. Colin established the National Rural Press Club in Canberra and was its inaugural…

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2
May 2018

Qld Govt takes Cairns taxi owners for a rip-off ride

02 May 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy has fronted media in Cairns today alongside dozens of unhappy local taxi owners to support them in their bid to pursue the Queensland Government for compensation after ride sharing operators have left them at breaking point…

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1
May 2018

ACCC dairy industry report findings fail farmers - Katter

1 May 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has labelled the findings detailed in the recent ACCC report into the dairy industry as being bittersweet and falling well short of what the industry needs. Mr Katter said, “We welcome the findings and the recommendations…

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30
Apr 2018

Katter defies Government - moves into Charters Towers office

Statement from Mr Katter: 30 April 2018: SUCCESSIVE federal governments with an increasing timidness have reduced themselves to impotence. To fail to secure an office in Charters Towers, a town with 23 empty buildings in the CBD after two and a half years defines the hopeless state…

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24
Apr 2018

Relocation sentencing could solve youth crime, prison overcrowding tomorrow

23 April 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy has pleaded with the State Government to stop focusing on the ‘problems’ and start listening to the ‘solutions’ proposed by the KAP State Members which could see the out-of-control saga that is youth…

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Contact Details

Innisfail
P: (07) 4061 6066
F: (07) 4061 6566
Visit: Cnr Edith and Owen St
Post: PO Box 1638
Innisfail, Qld 4860

Mount Isa
P: (07) 4743 3534
F: (07) 4743 0189
Visit: 42-44 Simpson St
Post: PO Box 2130
Mount Isa, Qld 4825

Canberra
(when Parliament is sitting)
P: (02) 6277 4978
F: (02) 6277 8558

Local Call within the electorate
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Email: Bob.Katter.MP@aph.gov.au