Media Releases

12
Jul 2017

Lime growers continue fight against Free Market fundamentalists

12 July 2017: Far North Qld lime growers will continue to battle against “Free Market policies that have ripped the insides” out of so many agricultural industries on the Tablelands, said KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter today after a meeting in Mareeba over…

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6
Jul 2017

Mareeba's $2m health windfall a credit to community

6 July 2017: KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has credited community members fighting for the survival of Mareeba Hospital for securing a $2 million Federal funding windfall for primary health services. Mr Katter yesterday received confirmation that the additional funding…

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6
Jul 2017

Grants up for grabs in $150k Stronger Communities fund

KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter MP has invited eligible community organisations to apply for grants for small capital projects that help promote social participation and contribute to vibrant and viable local communities across the electorate. Mr Katter said the Federal…

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30
Jun 2017

Bank battle notches up rare win for deserving pioneer

KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has congratulated North Qld prawn farming pioneer Sam Sciacca on a rare win against the banks in his battle to remain in the family home, despite a pending repossession. “But whilst we may have had spectacular wins in the nationally…

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21
Jun 2017

Ride-sharing resignation vindicates taxi industry's battle

21 JUNE 2017:KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has tonight welcomed the resignation of the CEO of paid ride-share booking company Uber amidst allegations of office sexual harassment, theft of trade secrets, misleading government regulators and underpaid drivers*. Mr Katter…

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20
Jun 2017

Katter moves for coal seam gas Royal Commission

20 JUNE 2017: KAP Party Leader Bob Katter has today moved for a Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (with all the powers of a Royal Commission) into the coal seam gas industry. Mr Katter’s demand follows years of working with Chinchilla farmer Kane Booth on his legal battle…

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16
Jun 2017

Caution in Gulf over bid for UNESCO Global Geopark

16 JUNE 2017 KAP Federal Member for Kennedy today joined Gulf of Carpentaria cattlemen in cautioning against the potential declaration of the 40,000sqkm Etheridge Shire as the first UNESCO Global Geopark in Australia. In a message to a Georgetown meeting called over community…

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15
Jun 2017

Honours for those who gave lives to save nation

15 JUNE 2017 KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has welcomed Federal funding of more than $750 for two plaques at the RAAF Memorial in Cardwell to honour the 18 crew who lost their lives when two Catalinas were shot down during the Battle of the Coral Sea. Mr Katter was…

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8
Jun 2017

Katter takes fight for NQ's future to coalface

8 JUNE 2017: KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter was today in the heartland of one of the world’s largest thermal coal reserves to fight for the future of North Qld against political manoeuvering to close down Australia’s coal industry. “The future of this…

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6
Jun 2017

Katter calls for visa ban and condemnation by clerics

6 JUNE 2017: KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has renewed his push to halt the Federal Government granting visas to people from the Middle East and Northern Africa. “The LNP/ALP Governments have bought in 850,000 in the past five years – a level of irresponsibility…

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