Media Releases

21
Jun 2018

The squeaky wheel gets the oil - or - NAIF funds (it would seem)

The squeaky wheel gets the oil – or – NAIF funds (it would seem) 21 June 2018: UPON receiving word that the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is planning to provide the $516 million funds for the Kidston solar project in Georgetown, KAP Leader and Federal…

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21
Jun 2018

Katter lobbies to extend PBS cancer drug listings

21 June 2018: FOLLOWING the success of breast cancer and Hodgkin lymphoma drugs being added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has submitted another letter to the Minister for Health requesting that he urgently considers…

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20
Jun 2018

Govt unlocks the 'SAIF' for southern weir while NAIF stalls

20 June 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy exposed the Government’s geographic ineptitude in the Parliament today when he used a 90 second statement to point out that the $352 million Federal investment into the Rookwood Weir will only serve the ‘southern’…

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14
Jun 2018

Successive governments' 'stupidity' to blame for new job crisis

14 June 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has today lashed out in response to a paper released last night by the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) which revealed the Turnbull Government’s promise of a million ‘jobs and growth’ has…

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7
Jun 2018

Goal-posts in front, range is good; FNQ prepares to 'Boot Brisbane'

7 June 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter spoke to a packed boardroom at the Brothers Leagues Club in Cairns last night on the likely influence of a separate North Queensland state.The ‘Boot Brisbane’ New State Forum gave the public a chance to…

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23
May 2018

Katter calls on Minister to fill funding shortfall for Julia Creek hospital

23 May 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter held an urgent meeting with the Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt in Parliament this week, urging the Federal Government to front-up with the essential funding required for upgrading the McKinlay Shire Multipurpose…

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23
May 2018

PM, stop the flood of temporary visas forcing Aussies on welfare

23 May 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter questioned the Prime Minister yesterday during Question Time on how he intends to fix the inundation of short-term visa holders after an ACTU report revealed there are currently 1.4 million temporary visa workers in…

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8
May 2018

2018/19 Budget: 'Living within our means'? Means Leaving NQ out, obviously

8 May 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has commented on the 2018-19 Budget which is full of more ‘looking into’ projects. Personal Income Tax plan• Reduce personal income tax• 94% of Australians will pay no more than 32.5% tax by 2024-25.•…

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8
May 2018

Katter uses QT to address Frydenberg's shrinkage

8 May 2018: KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter used Question Time in Parliament today to address Australia’s worsening fuel security crisis which currently sits at just 20 days supply left for petrol and asked the Minister for Home Affairs, Peter Dutton, what…

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