Heart of Australia Wins KAP Support

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KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is going to bat for more funding for the Heart of Australia Service which now needs a $4 million commitment. He’s now written to the Minister for Rural Health and the Minister for Health asking for much-needed funding to support the service … [Read more...]

Arrest for Britton cold case murder, Airlie Beach

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Cold case homicide detectives have today charged a man with the murder of Dorothy Britton at Airlie Beach in 1996. The 51-year-old Port Neill (South Australia) man and former resident of Airlie Beach was arrested in Brisbane early this afternoon. He was charged with one count of murder and will … [Read more...]

Bob Gets His Answers

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“The Squeaky wheel gets the oil – or – NAIF funds (it would seem) …” That’s what KAP Leader and Federal member for Kennedy Bob Katter had to say after receiving word that the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) is planning to provide the $516 million funds for the Kidston solar … [Read more...]

New Award to Encourage Women in Local Government

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While females are no strangers to our Local Council tables, Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government John McVeigh has announced a new national award to encourage more women into local government. “The ‘Grace Benny Award’ will be added to the national local government … [Read more...]

Age-Friendly Community Grants on The Go

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Community groups, non-government organisations and local councils only have until next Monday (25 June) to apply for the Government’s Advancing Queensland: Age-friendly community grants program, to help make Queensland a more age-friendly state. Grants of $25,000 to $100,000 are up for grabs … [Read more...]

New ground Released for Resource Projects

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The largest amount of land released under the State’s exploration program has been showcased at Mines and Money Conference underway in Brisbane today. Mines Minster Anthony Lynham told the gathering that the Government is offering 43,250 km² for investors looking to invest in petroleum and gas … [Read more...]

Not A NAIF

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Federal Member for Kennedy and KAP Leader Bob Katter says he’s exposing the Government’s geographic ineptitude with a statement to Parliament today in which he claims the $352 million Federal investment into the Rookwood Weir will only serve the ‘southern’ region of Queensland, not northern … [Read more...]

State Moves Towards More Ag Negotiation

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While some locals are describing it as ‘shutting the gate after the horse has bolted” the Queensland Farmers Federation has welcomed the Queensland Government move to form a new Ministerial Advisory Council for the Agriculture industry. AgMac, as it will be known, has been established today with … [Read more...]

New President for ICPA

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Tammie Irons is the new president of the Queensland Council of the Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association. Tammie moves from a position as one of the group’s two vice presidents and takes the reins from Kim Hughes who retires after serving in the role for 3 years. Tammie first joined the … [Read more...]