Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Child care cost relief for Hinkler families

Thousands of families across Hinkler are set for child care cost relief and their children will benefit from more early learning opportunities as part of the Coalition Government’s reforms to the system that passed Parliament last night.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the new...

Government grant boosts local community commemorative project

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has congratulated the Buxton Friendship Association on its successful application for funding under the Australian Government Saluting Their Service program.

Mr Pitt said the association had received $3,172 as part of the program to help build a new...

Anonymous keyboard warriors called out for cowardice

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has had enough of people who hide behind fake social media accounts to promote lies and cons that cause distress in the community.

“Another fake Facebook account has been set up using my image and name in a bid to promote false information but this...

Applications open now for smart tech grants

Applications are open now for councils and organisations in Hinkler to apply for up to $5million in funding to support smart tech projects for local communities.

The Federal Government’s $50million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program has been opened by Assistant Minister for Cities...

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...


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