Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Coalition keeps promise to veteran community

The Coalition Government has delivered its election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said 556 local veterans, aged 55 and over, will benefit from changes to the Defence Forces Retirement Benefits scheme (DFRB) and Defence...

St Joseph’s receives Habitat Heroes Award

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today congratulated St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Bundaberg on receiving the coveted title of ‘Reef Guardian School’.

Each year five schools receive $1000 from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, in recognition of their positive on-...

Pitt delivers $12,000 for local veterans groups

Hinkler veterans and war widows will undertake a series of bus trips, aimed at reducing social isolation, with Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today announcing funding for two local organisations.

Mr Pitt said the Extremely Disabled War Veterans of Australia, Central and North...

Audio signs tell tales of region's history

Residents and visitors to the region can now listen to stories about Bundaberg’s fascinating history following the installation of new interactive audio signs.

Under projects funded by the Australian Government’s ‘Your Community Heritage’ program, audio signs are being placed at six local...

Intersection works commence on Bruce Hwy south of Childers

WORKS kicked off today on an $8 million federally-funded project to upgrade three intersections along the Bruce Highway just south of Childers.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the project would play an important part in...

Minister visits Bundaberg hospitals and schools

Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion and Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt have today visited local hospitals and schools to hear about some of the work that is being done to improve health and education outcomes for indigenous Australians.

Senator Scullion and Mr Pitt toured the...

Keeping Bundaberg Port open for business

Major works are underway to get the Port of Bundaberg fully up and running following the devastating floods of January 2013.

In Bundaberg today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss announced that required rock wall works will be...

Agriculture Minister hears first hand from Hinkler farmers

Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce and Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today met with industry bodies to discuss the issues that are important to local farmers.

Mr Joyce and Mr Pitt met with representatives from Isis Canegrowers, Bundaberg Canegrowers and Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable...

Government delivering on employment election commitments

Assistant Minister for Employment Luke Hartsuyker and Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt have met with key stakeholders in the Bundaberg community to discuss how the Government is taking action to get more people into work.

During today’s visit to local Job Services Australia Provider, ...

Pitt announces $1.5 million for Trades Skills Centres

Stronger links will be forged between local schools and potential employers, with Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt announcing almost $1.5 million for two new Trades Skills Centres.

Mr Pitt said the Burnett Youth Learning Centre would receive about $447,000 to purchase equipment needed for...

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