Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Australians love to visit the Fraser Coast

More Aussie tourists are visiting the Fraser Coast and spending more, creating local jobs and driving the region’s economy.

Federal Member for Hinkler said today's National Visitor Survey showed 595,000 domestic tourists visited the Fraser Coast and spent $293 million in the...

On the right PaTH – Local businesses hire 97 young people

More than 5,000 young Australians now have jobs under the ‘Hire’ element of the Australian Government’s Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) program.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said Youth Jobs PaTH is providing a win for the local economy, with many local businesses already...

Information session on Seasonal Work Incentives Trial

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is encouraging job seekers to attend an information session on Wednesday June 21 in Bundaberg about the Seasonal Work Incentives Trial.

The two-year trial will begin on 1 July 2017 and aims to help meet the seasonal labour demands of horticultural...

Media Statement: Protestors invited to meet with MP

Media statement from Keith Pitt MP who invited protestors to meet with him today 09-06-17:

“We are fortunate to live in a country where we have the right to express our views through peaceful public protest.

“A small group of people gathered outside my office...

Media Statement: Aldi and the Cashless Debit Card

Media statement from Keith Pitt MP regarding Aldi and the Cashless Debit Card:

“Let me be very clear – the Cashless Welfare Card can be used at Aldi and anywhere Eftpos is available, except alcohol and gambling venues.

 “Aldi does not accept the BasicsCard, which...

Quick link for Bundy motorists now open

The Kay McDuff Drive extension opened to traffic today with the $2.8 million upgrade set to pay dividends for local motorists and freight operators.

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the project, which will provide a direct link to the Bundaberg Ring Road,...

Member for Hinkler holds another round of local CDC consultations

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt and Minister for Human Services Alan Tudge today met with local business owners and community groups to answer any questions they may have about the proposed Cashless Debit Card (CDC).

The pair spent the day in Hervey Bay talking to the Chamber of Commerce,...

Four more netball courts for Bundaberg

  • Sod turning ceremony held today for the Bundaberg Netball Complex upgrade

  • Coalition Government invested $500,000 in project, scheduled for completion in October 2017.

Work officially began today on building four new...

Ceduna Mayor urges Hinkler residents to show their support for Cashless Debit Card

Ceduna Mayor Allan Suter is urging Hinkler residents to show their support for the Cashless Debit Card (CDC), which is being proposed by Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt.

Ceduna in South Australia was one of two sites which participated in a trial of the CDC. Due to the strong...

Local Drug Action Team applications now open

The second round of applications is now open for local organisations to join the Coalition Government’s Local Drug Action Team program.

Community groups across Australia are joining forces to deliver targeted local action to help tackle drug use and addiction.

“We need to work...


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