Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Woodgate Men’s Shed gets Federal boost

The Woodgate Men’s Shed has been awarded $2550 from the Federal Government to purchase metal work equipment and storage cabinets.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt congratulated the organisation on their successful application, under the Tools & Equipment and Building Maintenance...

Keith Pitt announces funding to support veterans

Three Hinkler veterans groups will share in a total of $87,000 in Round 16 of the Federal Government’s Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt congratulated the three groups on their successful applications:

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Construction begins on Service Nurses Memorial

Construction has begun on the Australian Service Nurses Memorial Wall in Bundaberg, to expand and revitalise the existing Park.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt and State Member for Bundaberg Jack Dempsey today joined members of the Bundaberg & District Ex-Service Women’s...

Hinkler better off with the repeal of the Carbon Tax

The Coalition has delivered on its promise to repeal Labor’s Carbon Tax, reducing costs for Hinkler families, farmers and small businesses.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt MP said average households would be around $550 a year better off as a result of the Senate today voting to...

Bruce Highway upgrade south of Childers opens to traffic early

Motorists on the Bruce Highway will enjoy safer conditions with the $8 million upgrade to the Lucketts and Goodwood roads intersection opened today, months ahead of schedule.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the job was...

BFVG awarded $80K for South Korean Trade Mission

Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers has been awarded $80,000 to undertake a Trade Mission in South Korea as part of the Federal Government’s Asian Business Engagement Plan. 

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt congratulated BFVG on its deserving application.

“BFVG’s success shows what...

Forum fleshes out Queensland’s seedy underbelly

Stakeholders and elected representatives today met in Brisbane to discuss contract labour hire issues confronting the Queensland agriculture sector.

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt and Senator Barry O’Sullivan brought peak industry bodies and businesses together to hear firsthand the...

Bundaberg a priority for National Broadband Network

Bundaberg has been prioritised for superfast broadband upgrades, with the NBN Co and Telstra reaching an agreement on an expanded program to plan, design and construct fibre-to-the-node high speed broadband.

About 200,000 premises will be passed by fibre-to-the-node nationally, including...

Trade Support Loans to build a stronger Australia

In less than two weeks, Hinkler apprentices will be able to apply for loans of up to $20,000 to help them complete their trade.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the Coalition Government was delivering on its commitment to introduce Trade Support Loans, in a scheme similar to...

Assistant Minister consults Hinkler child care sector

Child care costs increased $3,500 a year under Labor, Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt revealed today.

Mr Pitt was today joined by Federal Assistant Minister for Education Sussan Ley, who he invited to Hinkler to hear local concerns over the rising cost of child care.

Ms Ley...

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