Media Releases

19
May 2020

Kennedy MP celebrates Copperstring funding

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter has praised the Qld Government for funding $14.8m to the Copperstring transmission line that will connect the North West Minerals Province to the national electricity market. “We join party leader Robbie Katter in welcoming the funding and we would like…

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14
May 2020

North Qld dam set for completion thanks to federal funding

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter said he was relieved and thankful that the Federal Government had agreed to fund the money required to complete the Charleston Dam in the Etheridge Shire. The dam is located about six kilometres downstream of Forsayth and about 31 kilometres upstream of Georgetown…

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14
May 2020

Minister must act on First Australian communities

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter has called upon the Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt, to address the issues in First Australian Communities including Yarrabah and Palm Island, where residents have been cut off from the outside world due to Coronavirus restrictions. Mr Katter…

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13
May 2020

Question Time: Will the Government unlock the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to build Australia out of the Covid Depression?

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter has utilised Question Time to ask Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg whether he will unlock the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, a national development bank ready to go, to build the nation out of the Covid-Depression through infrastructure and industry. Mr Katter…

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12
May 2020

We've put all our eggs in the basket of the last powerful dictatorship on earth

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter said Australia had thrown all its eggs in the basket of the last dictatorship on earth, instead of developing the VIP markets (Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines) as well as Thailand and Taiwan - where there are nearly 700 million people living in those countries.

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11
May 2020

Bob Katter forced to travel to Canberra with North Queensland's cries falling on deaf ears in Brisbane

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter has been forced to travel to Canberra for the upcoming sitting of federal parliament with the cries of North Queensland’s doctors, businesses and leaders falling on Brisbane’s deaf ears. “For two months these North Queenslanders pleaded for…

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7
May 2020

Bob Katter calls for a relaxing of restrictions as North Qld goes 28 days without a Coronavirus case

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service region has completed 28 days without a new case of Coronavirus, and therefore has met the guidelines for the easing of restrictions set by the Qld Premier and Chief Health Officer, Janette Young (Ref: TB, 22 April). Kennedy MP, Bob Katter…

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7
May 2020

Ag Minister has 'Road to Damascus' moment on dairy deregulation

KENNEDY MP, Bob Katter said the Federal Minister for Agriculture had had his Road to Damascus moment, admitting on the Today Show this morning that deregulation had crippled the dairy industry. “The Minister was responding to reports we could run out of milk supply after 500…

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6
May 2020

Katter sceptical but supportive of Labor's immigration overhaul plans

BOB Katter has cautiously praised the ALP’s announcement that they will ‘crackdown’ on foreign migration as the country battles the fallout from Covid-19 which is expected to see unemployment skyrocket to nearly 10%, but is not holding his breath that it will eventuate.

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5
May 2020

Taxi owners headed to the High Court after Supreme Court rules in favour of Qld Govt over rideshare

KAP Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter delivered a scathing attack against the State judicial system today when the Supreme Court ruled against a delegation of over 1300 taxi plaintiffs seeking compensation from the Queensland Government for eroding the value of taxi licences…

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