Media Releases

May 2012

Foreign worker deal the tip of an iceberg set to sink Australia

IN the "biggest sell-out since Judas Iscariot took his 30 pieces of silver", the Federal Government's first enterprise migration agreement to parachute in foreign mine workers will be "the final nail in the coffin for the Labor Party", said Katter’s Australian Party Federal…

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May 2012

Katter rallies residents over Yasi recovery delays

FEDERAL Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has called a public meeting in Cardwell to address delays in the rebuilding of tourism infrastructure that is pivotal to the survival of areas devastated by severe tropical cyclone Yasi. Mr Katter yesterday wrote to residents to urge them to…

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May 2012

Katter's Australian Party backs TWU

KATTER’S Australian Party federal leader Bob Katter and state leader Rob Katter have thrown their support behind the Transport Workers Union and its bid to ensure 1st Fleet workers made redundant are paid entitlements. Mt Isa member Rob Katter said this issue was as relevant…

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May 2012

Attack on food security: Katter

KATTER’S Australian Party federal leader Bob Katter has branded the LNP’s plan to buy back commercial fishing licences as another nail in Australia’s food security coffin. Mr Katter said he understood why commercial fishermen would take the offer because the greenie…

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Apr 2012

Department of Veteran Affairs does not own ANZAC Day

KATTER’S Australian Party Federal Leader Bob Katter has lashed out at the Federal Government for spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on consultants to tell Australians how to celebrate the centenary of ANZAC Day. "It is humiliating that tax‚Äźpayers had to pay for this…

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Mar 2012

Katter at coal face in battle for Queenslanders

Australian Party Federal Leader Bob Katter is foregoing his parliamentary pay cheque to join the battle for one of the most critical elections facing Queenslanders in the state’s history. "I’m paid an extra $150 a day when in Canberra... well it costs me $150 a day when…

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Mar 2012

Katter opens Babinda Men's Shed

Babinda’s Men’s Shed at the showground’s Kruckow Pavilion will be officially opened by Member for Kennedy the Hon Bob Katter at 2pm on Saturday. Chair of Babinda Men’s Shed Jim Hillard said the facility is aimed at maintaining the physical, mental, social…

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Mar 2012

World's toughest athletes to tackle Earth's most spectacularly deadly race

THE world’s toughest endurance athletes will take on the some of the most deadly and spectacular environments on Earth in a multi-million-dollar race set to showcase the Far North’s unique drawcards across Australia and internationally. "We will turn what is one of the…

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Feb 2012

Intervention ensures health money won't go missing again

IN a joint statement released from the Tablelands, the Australian Party’s Leader Bob Katter and Candidate for Cook Lachlan Bensted have welcomed the return of more than $1 million for infrastructure works to the Mareeba Hospital by Queensland Health following intervention by…

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Feb 2012

Delegation takes Yarrabah issues to Canberra

AUSTRALIAN Party Leader Bob Katter joined Yarrabah Shire Mayor Percy Neal and Cr Bevan Walsh today in Canberra to lobby the Federal Government about a number of crucial issues confronting the Yarrabah community, one of the largest indigenous communities in Australia. The meetings…

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