Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Funding announced for WWI memorials across Bundaberg

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today announced almost $50,000 for organisations in Bundaberg and Bargara to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War.

Mr Pitt said the Bundaberg Regional Council would receive $44,941 under the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program, to build a...

Pitt announces $50,000 for WWI memorial in Hervey Bay

The Federal Government will contribute $50,000 towards the expansion of the Freedom Park war memorial in Hervey Bay, under the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the Hervey Bay RSL Sub-Branch would use the funds to help purchase a bronze...

Road upgrades at Howard commence

Upgrades to the Bruce Highway continue with construction starting today on a $6 million overtaking lane north of Howard.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the new overtaking lane will improve traffic conditions for north-bound...

It’s time to think big about Australian agriculture

Hinkler residents will today have their say on the future of Australia’s agriculture sector.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said Bundaberg was the final stop on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper Taskforce’s listening tour across Australia.

“The Taskforce has...

Meeting to discuss mobile telephone coverage in Hinkler

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher and Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today met with residents and businesses in Hervey Bay to discuss mobile coverage blackspots across the region.

In December last year, Hinkler residents were invited to comment on a...

Keith Pitt urges Hinkler residents to donate blood

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today donated blood, and is urging local residents to do the same in the lead up to Easter.

Mr Pitt and two of his staff gave blood at the Australian Red Cross Donor Centre, at Bundaberg Base Hospital, this morning.

“It takes just an hour of...

Gallipoli ballot applicants to be notified from today

Hinkler residents who applied to attend the Anzac Centenary Dawn Service in Gallipoli in 2015 will find out in coming weeks whether they have been successful in the ballot.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said 42,273 applicants would receive initial email advice from today, with...

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...


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