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Katter calls for joint statement after Acting PM inspection of Hell's Gate

22
Sep
Katter calls for joint statement after Acting PM inspection of Hell's Gate

Following the Hell’s Gate Dam site inspection with Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce this week, KAP Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is calling for a joint environmental statement from the State and Federal Governments.

Mr Katter wants the statement to outline the Hell’s Gate Dam project:

The project is of no danger to the Great Barrier Reef,

The project reduces CO2,

The project has zero emissions.

Mr Katter requested Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce inspect the Hell’s Gate Dam site just ten days earlier, “obviously he [APM] has a very great interest and commitment,” said Mr Katter,

KAP MPs Joint Statement on Bikie Law Proposals

14
Sep
KAP MPs Joint Statement on Bikie Law Proposals

KAP has reserved its opinion on the Queensland Government's latest bikie law proposals.

"We have not seen the full detail of the proposed legislation, and at this stage we are yet to come to a position on it," Mr Katter said.

"When the Newman laws were introduced at a minute to midnight we were angry and had deep concerns that this would do more harm than good to rights of the individual in Queensland."

Katter pleads with Gov to stop spending on

13
Sep
Katter pleads with Gov to stop spending on

In last night’s budget debates in Federal Parliament, KAP Member for Kennedy asked the Government to invest in northern development and not, “hurdy-gurdies, merry-go-rounds, function centres in the big cities and football stadiums.”
Mr Katter also railed against Australia’s aggressive uneven playing field, the unfair tax system and housing affordability.
As he has in Parliament on numerous occasions, Mr Katter made a case to the Government to invest in development infrastructure to, “develop the resources of this nation.”
Mr Katter referred to the Hell’s Gate Dam and the Galilee Rail line proposals, Title Deeds for First Australians, Ethanol mandate and the Transport Canal on the NT / Qld border.

"The battle is not lost" - KAP still want fair playing field

8
Sep

THE Queensland KAP Crossbench Members are not backing down on the fight for fair taxi laws.

Member for Mount Isa Rob Katter and member for Dalrymple Shane Knuth have committed to action for the taxi industry and consumer protections following their concerns about the regulation changes to permit ride share services introduced by the Palaszczuk government.

"The battle is not lost, there are still steps we can take to ensure this truly is a fair playing field," Rob Katter said.

Kap warns against bending to rideshare whims

11
Aug
Kap warns against bending to rideshare whims

"Lowering the bar will lead to lower standards for all," says KAP State Leader and Member for Mt Isa Rob Katter who holds grave concerns for the future of the taxi industry following the Queensland Government's announcement.

In response to the Premier's announcement of a $100 million industry assistance package reported on earlier today, Mr Katter believes safety and fairness must remain the priority before any changes take place.

Kennedy puts Katter back in the saddle

4
Jul
Kennedy puts Katter back in the saddle

KAP Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is humbled by the result of the 2016 Federal election that has returned him to Kennedy with more than an 11 per cent swing.

“I thank the hundreds of great Australians who stood outside in the wind, hot sun and in some places cold handing out our How to Vote Cards passionately for Kennedy and the future of their country; and everyone who voted. And I thank my brilliant strategy team who got our key messages out there.

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