Media Releases

15
Jun 2020

Katter calls for permanent cut to visa levels

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter used Question Time today to urge the government to use the Coronavirus pandemic as a lever to permanently cutback visa levels. Mr Katter said Australia was appalled at the branch stacking and perversion of democracy by newcomers from overseas, as seen on Channel…

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12
Jun 2020

Protect our posties

Dear Editor, Australia Post is a national Australian identity. It stands alongside the likes of Qantas and Telstra in brand projection, capture and recognition. These brands; these giant national carriers should but don’t always have the best interests of the people at…

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12
Jun 2020

Lock-up of First Australian communities ends, but discrimination continues

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter has celebrated the end of the lock-up of First Australian communities and thanked members of the communities who fought for the Commonwealth biosecurity determination to be lifted. “We thank the people who stood on their two feet and got up and fought…

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10
Jun 2020

Ongoing shame awaits if the Federal Government appeals the Federal Court's live export decision

AMID reports the Federal Government is strongly considering an appeal of the Live Export decision handed down by the Federal Court in favour of the cattle industry, Kennedy MP Bob Katter has said that such a move would bring ongoing shame to the Liberal National Government.

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8
Jun 2020

Qld taxi case submits appeal to the QCA

MORE than 1300 Queensland taxi owner operators in a Closed Action lawsuit against the Queensland State Government could receive compensation for the erosion of licences due to legalising rideshare if a Notice of Appeal filed in the Queensland Court of Appeal (QCA) is successful.

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5
Jun 2020

Brutal execution of power necessary for real foreign investment reform

KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has labelled today’s Federal Government announcement that they will reform the Foreign Investment Act to give Australia better control over who owns businesses and infrastructure in the nation as “a step in the right direction,”…

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4
Jun 2020

We are not simply in a recession, but a Covid-19 depression

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter said the Australian people know we are in a depression and if they don’t they will find out in the coming months as the impact of the Coronavirus lockdown begins to bite. The KAP Federal Member said the Federal and State Governments must immediately begin…

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2
Jun 2020

Disastrous Gillard live export ban ruled 'invalid'

KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has applauded Emily Brett of the Brett Cattle Company at Waterloo Station in the Northern Territory after the class action they led against the Commonwealth - challenging the Gillard Government’s disastrous decision to ban…

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31
May 2020

First Australian communities still 'locked-up'!

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter said while most Queenslanders will be celebrating the end of many of the draconian lockdown measures, the state’s First Australian communities are still ‘locked-up’! “The easing of restrictions should have happened in North Queensland…

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28
May 2020

Opportunity for regional newspapers to be resurrected on an owner-operator basis

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter said today was a sad day for regional journalism and democracy with the end of printed editions of many regional newspapers including the Northern Miner, Herbert RIver Express, Atherton Tablelander, and Innisfail Advocate in his electorate. “We feel for…

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