Media Releases

16
Feb 2012

Parties challenged to mandate Aussie workforce quota

AN Australian Party government will immediately introduce regulations requiring Australian labour in all mining projects before a permit to mine is issued, announced Federal leader Bob Katter today. "And we call upon the ALP and the LNP to join us," said Mr Katter, the federal member…

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14
Feb 2012

ETU boss a true representative for workers

THE Australian Party state and federal leaders have today come out in strong support of Dean Mighell, the Victorian State Secretary of the Electrical Trade Union, following attacks by the ETU National office over his endorsement of the party at its inaugural convention last weekend.*…

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8
Feb 2012

Katter continues attack on RBA's 'fight inflation only' policy

"The fight inflation only policy continues with ridiculous interest rates causing very serious damage to all our industries", said Australian Party Leader Bob Katter today after questioning the Treasurer in the Australian Parliament. During question time, the Federal Member for Kennedy…

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1
Feb 2012

People power drives home road inequality protest

Australian Party Federal Leader Bob Katter has announced a cavalcade of protest in support of a grassroots campaign for another southern road access in to Cairns. "But a cavalcade might be a bit redundant since we already have one – or maybe we’d call it a funeral procession…

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27
Jan 2012

Return people power to local government

THE people must have control of the exercise of local government powers, said Australian Party Federal Leader Bob Katter and State Leader Aidan McLindon in a joint statement today from the Atherton Tablelands. In a State Government, an elected official answerable to the people is…

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18
Jan 2012

Katter's Australian Party to scrap $620 million Year 7 high school transition

Katter’s Australian Party will scrap Anna Bligh’s proposed Year 7 transition to high school, saving Queensland taxpayers over $620 million and removing pressure from families already struggling with high school fees. State Leader, Aidan McLindon, made the announcement…

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13
Jan 2012

Katter welcomes further trade training resources

Federal Leader of Katter’s Australian Party and Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has welcomed nearly $3 million to build trade training facilities at two Hinchinbrook Shire secondary schools. Mr Katter said Gilroy Santa Maria College at Ingham, and Abergowrie’s St Teresa’s…

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6
Jan 2012

KAP field 's for bat cull

AUSTRALIAN Party Federal Leader and Member for Kennedy Bob Katter has again said Queenslanders must be given the right to cull flying foxes. With yesterday’s confirmed case south of Townsville of a horse contracting Hendra virus Mr Katter has called for the Queensland Government…

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19
Dec 2011

Never mind 'nanny state' - we're slave to 'evil stepmother'

AUSTRALIAN Party Federal leader Bob Katter has condemned the Bligh Government and LNP Opposition for spending the final weeks of Parliament passing laws to ban most pocket knives, introduce same sex marriage and spy on Queenslanders. "But it gets worse – the government now…

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16
Dec 2011

Live cattle not dead yet: Katter

THE announcement that Indonesia will reduce its live cattle intake from Australia is a shattering blow – but it may not be quite as bad as it would appear, says Australian Party Federal Leader Bob Katter. The Federal Member for Kennedy said anyone who thought that a reduction…

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