Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Education resources for Anzac Day on the way to Hinkler schools

 

Federal Member Keith Pitt said schools in Hinkler would receive books and posters to educate students about Australia’s wartime history and commemorate Anzac Day.

Mr Pitt said schools would receive two books: Decision: Stories of leadership in the services...

International visitor numbers on the rise in Hinkler

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today welcomed an increase in international visitors travelling to Bundaberg and the Fraser Coast according to the latest tourism data.

Mr Pitt said the 2016 International Visitor Survey, produced by Tourism Research Australia, showed 41,000...

More Commonwealth Home Support services for Hinkler

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has welcomed an additional $906,948 to help older Australians continue to live independently at home.

“Helping people to stay in the communities they grew up in, or worked in all their lives, is a great way to keep communities strong,” Mr Pitt said....

Innovative approaches to help more young people into work

The Coalition Government has announced the organisations that were successful in their applications to deliver the second round of Empowering YOUth Initiatives.

Empowering YOUth Initiatives seeks to empower young people who are disengaged from the workforce or school and who face complex...

Confirmation of melon and cucumber virus in Bundaberg

  • Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus has been confirmed at four sites in Bundaberg, Queensland, operated by one business.

  • Biosecurity Queensland is working with the business to contain and minimise the disease and its impact.

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More protection for vulnerable workers

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has welcomed new legislation which will provide greater protection for workers in Hinkler, with increased penalties for employers who underpay workers and those who intentionally exploit workers.

The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill...

Make your opinion count: 9 days left to “Get out of the City”

Residents, businesses, local government and community organisations in Hinkler have just nine days to have their say on plans to decentralise more government offices and agencies to country Australia as part of a plan to boost job opportunities in regional areas.

Launching the new Get out...

Sweet export deal for local sugarcane growers

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has welcomed the agreement reached with Indonesia to make it easier and cheaper to export our sugar and beef.

Indonesia will lower its sugar tariff on Australian sugar to 5 per cent and has revised regulations increasing the weight and age limit of...

International exhibition The Belgians Have Not Forgotten opens in Hervey Bay

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt says it’s a great honour that Hervey Bay has been chosen as one of four locations in regional Australia to host the international exhibition The Belgians Have Not Forgotten.

It was a year ago that Mr Pitt met with His Excellency Belgian Ambassador Jean-Luc...

New website brings school lessons to life at home for Hinkler families

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has encouraged parents and families to take advantage of the resources from a new website that has been launched by the Coalition Government to help school children with their learning and homework.

Mr Pitt said the new website Learning Potential Resources...

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