Media Releases

31
Jan 2019

Bus keeps bush hearts beating

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Hon Bob Katter has welcomed news of $12m in Federal funding for the Heart of Australia bus. “This service saves the lives of those in the bush who would not otherwise access heart related services. “You are twice as likely to…

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31
Jan 2019

Katter reignites calls to finish sealing 'Highway 1' as road deaths multiply

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is amping up his long-running push to finish two-lane sealing the dangerous and deteriorated Gulf Development Road between Mt Surprise and Georgetown. Mr Katter has made repeated calls to request funding to complete the works and…

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30
Jan 2019

Katter-Knuth dive into their pockets for Mission Beach Swim Club

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter together with Shane Knuth, KAP State Member for Hill have provided personal donations to Mission Beach Swim Club for its foundation membership. Mission Beach Swim Club is a new club to Mission Beach, made possible by the newly…

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29
Jan 2019

Katter shoots downs CASA overhaul that could kill Angel Flight

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has called out the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) for its latest show of incompetence that could kill charity Angel Flight. “One of Dick Smith’s finest moments was his attack upon CASA; CASA has downed more…

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22
Jan 2019

Katter furious at animal activist group paying export workers and 'institutionalising antagonism'

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is furious yet another ‘greenie’ animal activist group has been caught offering payments to live export workers to capture footage of animals in a ‘bad light’, saying they are trying to institutionalise…

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15
Jan 2019

Katter furious ANZ pulling services from Aus Post

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is furious ANZ Bank has cancelled its Bank@Post services, hurting small businesses and regional residents who have no access to a local branch. Mr Katter said ANZ’s failure to reach an agreement with Australia Post about…

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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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Innisfail
P: (07) 4061 6066
F: (07) 4061 6566
Visit: Cnr Edith and Owen St
Post: PO Box 1638
Innisfail, Qld 4860

Mount Isa
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F: (07) 4743 0189
Visit: 42-44 Simpson St
Post: PO Box 2130
Mount Isa, Qld 4825

Canberra
(when Parliament is sitting)
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Email: Bob.Katter.MP@aph.gov.au