Media Releases

9
Jan 2019

Men's Shed funding win a boon for Charters Towers

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has congratulated Charters Towers Regional Men’s Shed (CTRMS) for their success in the ANZ Seeds of Renewal Program. The Men’s Shed was one of 27 community groups that shared in $250,000 in grants, securing $7,864 to…

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19
Dec 2018

'Saluting Their Service' - Atherton and Edmonton get Federal funds

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Hon Bob Katter is pleased two grants have been approved under the Commemorations Program for Edmonton and Atherton in the category Saluting Their Service. A $4,000 grant was awarded to the Edmonton RSL Branch to install a Long Tan Cross and…

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18
Dec 2018

Govt commits to $4.75m for Mt Isa to Townsvile Transmission Line

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is ecstatic the Federal Government has committed to $4.75m for the final engineering and development works of the Copperstring 2.0 Project – a vital transmission line between Mt Isa and Townsville in North West Queensland…

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13
Dec 2018

Ergon suspends Qld helicopter contractors on cusp of cyclone for manageable 'issue'

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has slammed Ergon Energy for grounding all Queensland R44 Helicopter contractors hired to assess powerline damage and outages – all based on an information bulletin from Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), reminding pilots…

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12
Dec 2018

Katter - Govt's plan to privatise visa process is 'brainless lunacy'

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter says the Government has - on the eve of an election - provided proof of their complete “lunacy” by pushing the privatisation of Australia’s visa processing system – a deal media reports is worth more than…

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12
Dec 2018

No more excuses - Katter demands Burke Developmental Rd sealed

No more excuses - Katter demands Burke Developmental Rd sealedKAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is furious the State Government has abandoned their responsibilities after a flood of complaints from constituents, including from the Chillagoe Primary Health Centre…

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11
Dec 2018

If Cook Mp does not want to be in Cook - give the seat to someone who does

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is appalled Member for Cook Cynthia Lui is moving her office one hour from her electorate, ‘because she wants to be in Cairns’ – expecting her constituents to go one hour out of their way to visit her. In a media…

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11
Dec 2018

Sacked before Christmas - Katter urges Nth Qld to 'seek revenge' over Telstra job cuts

News of more than nine Telstra fulltime employees getting sacked a week before Christmas has KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter urging North Queenslanders to seek revenge. Most of the employees have worked for more than 20 years and are from Innisfail, Tablelands…

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6
Dec 2018

House prices fall - we need non-recourse lending or banks will "crush us at their whim"

Plummeting house prices has KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter slamming the banks saying it’s time we stepped in line with other countries and introduced non-recourse lending to prevent further torture to homeowners while the banks take a free ride, using…

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6
Dec 2018

Katter moves divestment amendment preventing privatisation

To prevent state owned energy asset privatisation KAP Federal Leader and Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter today circulated an amendment to the Treasury Laws Amendment (Prohibiting Energy Market Misconduct) Bill 2018 (The Divestment Bill) which ensures Government owned electricity assets…

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Contact Details

Innisfail
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F: (07) 4061 6566
Visit: Cnr Edith and Owen St
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Innisfail, Qld 4860

Mount Isa
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Mount Isa, Qld 4825

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