Media Releases

5
May 2020

Katter urges Treasurer to bolster Aussie buy-backs

KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has urged the Treasurer to support Australians in buying-back property and businesses sold to foreign businesspeople, insisting that facilitating these purchases would kick-start the economy. Mr Katter said that there was 30% higher productivity…

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30
Apr 2020

Fast-tracked upgrade of inland highways vital for agricultural freight and tourism

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter has welcomed news that $185m of upgrades to inland Queensland highways will be fast-tracked, including vital freight and tourism corridors in the Kennedy Electorate such as the Hann and Flinders Highways, Gulf Development Road and Gregory Highway. Mr Katter…

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30
Apr 2020

Capitalise on COVID-19 and cease selling Australia to China

KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has today urged the Federal Government to capitalise on the COVID-19 crisis and use it as a lever to immediately stop any further sales of significant Australian assets to China. Mr Katter said there had been increasing Chinese presence in…

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28
Apr 2020

Vale Ian Causley - A Giant in every sense of the word

With Ian Causley’s death the last Country Party soldier has left the battlefield.Wal Murray and Ian Causley were the last of the Mohicans.Causley was cutting cane as a 19 year old up in Innisfail, NQ.As a generational Clarence River farming family they were powerful and famous…

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27
Apr 2020

A refusal to mandate ethanol leaves Australia vulnerable to attack, and is killing thousands of citizens

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter has commended the Federal Government for attempting to sure up Australia’s fuel supply during this time of negative global oil prices; but slammed their ‘wise idea’ to store it in the United States. “Three submarines could simply cut…

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27
Apr 2020

Katter welcomes 8 new mobile phone towers for Kennedy

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter has welcomed the funding of eight new mobile phone towers in the Kennedy Electorate from the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. The new sites included in the round five funding are Cameron Downs, Duchess, Fitzroy Island, Glenmore Station…

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22
Apr 2020

Katter launches servo-boycott after ACCC hands tied on fair fuel price

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter has spoken to the Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) about North Queensland’s high petrol and diesel bowser prices, following much anger in the community. Chairman Rod Sims told Mr Katter the ACCC were very concerned…

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20
Apr 2020

North Queensland Coronavirus figures being compiled from a prejudicial start point

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter says North Queensland’s Coronavirus figures are being compiled from a prejudicial start point. Today’s Townsville Bulletin reveals an additional case was incorrectly added to the region’s tally yesterday, and the Townsville Hospital and…

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19
Apr 2020

The Federal Government's contact tracing app is Orwellian, and I won't be signing up to it

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter says he won’t be signing up to the Federal Government’s contact tracing app full stop, and if it becomes compulsory he’d rather be thrown in jail. “I will not now, or in the future, agree to a contact tracing app,” Mr Katter said.

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8
Apr 2020

Unlock the Clean Energy Finance Corporation and build Australia out of this coronavirus recession

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter says Australia can recover from the economic downturn caused by COVID-19 by initiating a major public works program for the regions, funded by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) with expanded investment parameters to include all types of…

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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