Media Releases

18
Sep 2020

Subsidised Q Fever vaccine a must after another NQ outbreak

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter is calling on the Federal Health Minister to subsidise the vaccine for the debilitating Q Fever infection, following another outbreak in North Queensland that is impacting livestock industry workers. Q Fever is a bacterial infection caused by the bacteria Coxiella…

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17
Sep 2020

Katter backs 'gap year' proposal to protect vital industries

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter is backing a proposal that would incentivise school leavers and university students into completing an 18-month gap year of work in essential industries that are experiencing worker shortages, such as meat processing, fruit picking, butchers, hospitality, tourism…

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12
Sep 2020

Feds response to pleas for Gulf Livestock 1 search resumption not good enough

THE PARENTS of missing Mount Isa vet Lukas Orda, KAP Leader Robbie Katter and Kennedy MP Bob Katter say the Federal Government’s response to pleas for a search resumption for the 40 missing crew of the Gulf Livestock 1 ship that capsized off the coast of Japan, has been simply…

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12
Sep 2020

Feds response to pleas for Gulf Livestock 1 search resumption not good enough

THE PARENTS of missing Mount Isa vet Lukas Orda, KAP Leader Robbie Katter and Kennedy MP Bob Katter say the Federal Government’s response to pleas for a search resumption for the 40 missing crew of the Gulf Livestock 1 ship that capsized off the coast of Japan, has been simply…

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11
Sep 2020

PM must call on Japan to ramp up the search for missing crew of the Gulf Livestock 1

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter is pleading with the Australian Prime Minister to request that the Japanese Prime Minister ramps up the search for the 40 crew of the sunken Gulf Livestock 1 ship, including Queensland man Lukas Orda and another Australian. The Australian Consular Emergency…

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10
Sep 2020

No more inquiries, it's time to break up the supermarket oligopoly

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter says it’s time to break up the two Australian supermarket giants into 30 smaller companies, as their oligopoly has made farming untenable for producers who have no bargaining power when selling their products. Mr Katter said the Federal Government should…

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7
Sep 2020

Cabinet meetings taking place in Katter's Canberra office?

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter is starting to wonder whether Scott Morrison’s cabinet ministry is holding their meetings in his Parliament House office after numerous KAP policies were adopted by the Federal Government in the past fortnight. The policy victories for Katter’s…

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7
Sep 2020

Action needed on safety and cost of insuring mustering choppers

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter is demanding a meeting with the head of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), and the Minister responsible, with fresh reports suggesting that insurances for mustering helicopters have increased by as much as 60 per cent[1]. “CASA are just a pack…

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4
Sep 2020

Feds come on-board with fake art ban Bill

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter has welcomed news that the federal government is considering legislation that would crack down on fake Aboriginal souvenirs and artwork, following the release of a parliamentary report which found 80 per cent of Indigenous souvenirs sold in Australia were not…

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4
Sep 2020

Prime Minister gets a taste of Kennedy

AUSTRALIA’s Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and federal politicians sampled some of the finest food and beverage products from the Kennedy electorate when Bob Katter showcased his food bowl to the Federal Parliament this week. The taste test of Kennedy included products…

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