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Nov 2019

Aussie kids face sour milk future unless dairying is re-regulated

AUSTRALIAN babies being born over the next 12 months could be the last generation who will drink Australian milk should the federal LNP Government fail to support a minimum price scheme for dairy farmers. Speaking to the press gallery today, KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter…

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Nov 2019

Katter hits the road with Pauline on drought tour

KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has put his political differences aside to tour drought-stricken inland southern Queensland with Senator Pauline Hanson over the next four days. The political power couple will start in Charleville Monday afternoon, travel to Cunnamulla on…

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Oct 2019

Katter warns CuDECO to dig deep and pay ex-staff

KAP Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter is disgusted that the Cloncurry-based Chinese-owned CuDECO Rocklands mine has still not paid their employees’ entitlements and is now in administration. The Chinese company stood down all their employees earlier in the year after suspending…

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Sep 2019

Katter demands Govt audit reef quality science

THE science which has deemed the Great Barrier Reef to be ‘very poor’ will be audited by the Auditor General should a Resolution drafted by Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter gain support in the Parliament. The resolution comes as former JCU Professor Peter Ridd was…

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Sep 2019

Nothing sweet about free. Subsidised sugar dumping threatens future of cane industry

‘INTERVENE now to protect the World Sugar Price or risk cane farmers walking away from their crops’ is the dire warning delivered by KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter and Qld KAP Member for Hinchinbrook, Nick Dametto to the Federal Government as another…

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Jul 2019

Arbitration and re-regulation is the answer to a sustainable dairy industry

AS the second week of Parliament commences in Canberra, the three big supermarket chains Woolworths, Coles and Aldi have increased their price for home brand milk in a bid to ‘support a sustainable dairy industry’, but KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter…

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Jul 2019

Katter applauds Kidston hydro power storage announcement

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has applauded the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility’s announcement (NAIF) today that it will provide $630 million to start the Kidston Pumped-Hydro Storage project but says he will believe it when the money has been…

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Jul 2019

Building the way out of recession and drought

Despite voting with the Government to pass its $158 billion tax cuts this week, KAP leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter said the Government should be focused on “building its way out of recession” rather than spending its way out with tax breaks.The RBA cut…

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Jun 2019

Katter and FNQ Elders unite to fight for First Australians' rights

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter joined with Far North First Australian Elders today to call on the State Government to stop ignoring the interests of First Australians. Flanked by Elders from Hope Vale, Coen and Mossman Gorge from the Family Responsibilities…

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Jun 2019

Katter applauds livestock transport pioneer Kevin Pattel for his Order of Australia award

KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has proudly recognised North-West Queensland stalwart Kevin Pattel’s Order of Australia award, announced today in the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List. Mr Pattel was officially recognised with a Medal (OAM) in the…

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