Media Releases

29
Sep 2011

Time to restore our rights in battle against killer bats

AUSTRALIAN Party Federal Leader and Member for Kennedy Bob Katter said Queenslanders must be given the right to destroy flying foxes invading our backyards. "The non-Government of Queensland is willing to stand back and let diseased flying foxes attack people in their own homes,"…

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9
Sep 2011

Australians will not accept decision on CopperString: Katter

Party Federal Leader Bob Katter has warned that Switzerland-based mining company Xstrata’s refusal to buy power off the national grid will smash the growth of inland North Qld. “The Mount Isa gas-fired power station was only, even if rebuilt, going to supply the narrowinterests…

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9
Sep 2011

Futile to focus on free trade furphy, warns Katter

AUSTRALIAN Party leader Bob Katter has accused a delegation of Aussie farm leaders of "floating a cloud of false hope" in continuing to back a government push to remove international agricultural free trade restrictions. Instead of joining Federal Trade Minister Craig Emerson in…

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9
Sep 2011

Katter hat goes under hammer in bid for gym

THE iconic Akubra favoured by Australian Party leader Bob Katter will go under the hammer in a bid to get a North Qld community a gymnasium. The Federal Member for Kennedy has donated his Akubra Arena to the Millaa Millaa Lions Club, which plans to auction it off via online site…

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7
Sep 2011

Fruit and veg stall shows how farmers fleeced

AUSTRALIAN Party Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter today set up shop with Independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon in an Adelaide mall in a bid to shame governments and supermarket giants into giving Aussie farmers and customers a fair go. The pair set up a fruit and…

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31
Aug 2011

Australia risks global condemnation over biofuels, warns Katter

THE Australian Party’s Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has today told a summit on alternative fuels about the benefits of proposed ethanol projects to Australians’ health and hip pockets, from the fuel bowser to food security. Addressing the Alternative Fuels Summit…

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25
Aug 2011

Meeting with Indonesian Ambassador a bid to repair neighbourly relations

THE Australian Party Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter today met with His Excellency Primo Alui Joelianto, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Australia, in a bid to repair neighbourly relations damaged by the Australian Government’s inept handling of the live export…

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25
Aug 2011

Another milestone for clean energy corridor

THE Australian Party Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has welcomed today’s announcement of the CopperString transmission project connecting North and North‐West Qld being declared an Infrastructure Facility of Significance by the Qld Government. "This approval guarantees…

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23
Aug 2011

Katter's Australian Party to reduce payroll tax in Queensland

The Queensland State Leader of The Australian Party, Aidan McLindon along with Federal Leader Bob Katter, today announced the Party’s policy increasing the payroll tax free threshold in Queensland to $2 million in order to position Queensland’s economy for strong growth.

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18
Aug 2011

Apple imports: food labelling now urgent

AUSTRALIAN Party Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is drafting legislation to require warning labels on imported produce following Biosecurity’s approval for New Zealand apples to enter Australia. Mr Katter said Australians had the right to know that fruit and vegetables grown…

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