Media Releases

20
Mar 2019

"It's enough to make a man bald": customers pull hair out dealing with Telstra

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has today put in two more complaints to Telstra about its service outages in Normanton and the North Mission Beach/Bingil Bay/Kurrimine Beach area.“We just get this over and over again,” Mr Katter said in regards to…

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8
Mar 2019

Taxi owners submit action against Qld Govt

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter joined more than 60 taxi owners representing more than 900 individual licence-holders (half of Queensland's taxi industry) outside Brisbane's Supreme Court after they submitted a closed action Claim and Statement of Claim…

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18
Feb 2019

Katter introduces Reconstruction Board Bill - urges Govt 'save our farmers and Australia'

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has urged the Government to step up and help the farmers by taking on the Reserve Bank Amendment (Australian Reconstruction and Development Board) Bill 2019 he introduced in Parliament today. The call comes in response to the recent…

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8
Feb 2019

Katter thankful for extended flood assistance,

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is pleased flood disaster categories have been extended to include flood zones previously neglected, however warns some areas may still be left out. KAP offices have been inundated with calls from people denied disaster recovery…

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7
Feb 2019

KAP requests compassion from banks and insurers for flood victims

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter and State Member for Traeger Robbie Katter have requested the banks and insurers show mercy in dealing with North Queensland’s catastrophic flood event. The Katters have written to the Australian Banking Association and Insurance…

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6
Feb 2019

Katter calls PM - we need fodder drops in the Mid-West

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Hon Bob Katter MP has today called on the Prime Minister to provide fodder drops to flood-affected properties in North Queensland’s Mid-West, in what is becoming an emerging catastrophe. “We have been in constant contact of course…

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5
Feb 2019

Katter to Minister: rural areas need flood assistance

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Hon Bob Katter has today written to the Human Services Minister to call for Federal Government assistance to be extended to rural areas also impacted by flooding. "Whilst Townsville is experiencing an unprecedented weather event, a very large…

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5
Feb 2019

Julia Creek Hospital - landline out for over a week

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Hon Bob Katter has expressed his utter contempt for the privatisation of Telstra and its ineffective systems which has seen the flood isolated hospital in Julia Creek without a landline phone since 6pm Tuesday 29 January. "This lack of communication…

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31
Jan 2019

Bus keeps bush hearts beating

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Hon Bob Katter has welcomed news of $12m in Federal funding for the Heart of Australia bus. “This service saves the lives of those in the bush who would not otherwise access heart related services. “You are twice as likely to…

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31
Jan 2019

Katter reignites calls to finish sealing 'Highway 1' as road deaths multiply

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is amping up his long-running push to finish two-lane sealing the dangerous and deteriorated Gulf Development Road between Mt Surprise and Georgetown. Mr Katter has made repeated calls to request funding to complete the works and…

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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
P: 1300 301 942

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