Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Bundaberg project to power irrigation pumps with solar

A new demonstration project to power irrigation pumping systems with solar photovoltaic (PV) energy is set to kick off in Bundaberg.

Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg said the project aims to reduce irrigators’ dependence on grid-supplied electricity,...

Aged care providers and local residents meet with Aged Care Minister

The Federal Government Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt held a roundtable in Bundaberg today at the invitation of the Federal Member for Hinkler, Keith Pitt, to discuss the care of older people in the electorate.

Mr Pitt was keen for the minister to meet directly with local residents to...

Record federal funding for legal assistance sector

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today welcomed the further injection of funding by the Coalition Government to the legal assistance sector as part of the 2017-18 budget.

The Coalition Government will provide a further $55.7 million over the next three years to community legal...

Keith Pitt welcomes information on new country of origin labels for consumers

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has welcomed the Federal Government’s country of origin labelling for food campaign.

The campaign will appear on TV, radio, in newspapers, digitally and on social media over the coming five weeks.

“It’s great that the government is getting out...

headspace centre opens in Bundaberg

Young people with mental health issues and related problems are now receiving holistic support from the new headspace centre in Bundaberg, Queensland.

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt visited the centre today which is operated by a consortium led by United Synergies.

headspace is...

Bundaberg schools to boost digital literacy skills

The Coral Coast Cluster of 10 primary schools and one high school in the Bundaberg region will benefit from a nation-wide digital literacy program run by the Coalition Government.

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today announced Bundaberg East State School would receive $49,740 through the...

Bundaberg Clay Target Club aims to grow with expansion

The Bundaberg Clay Target Club has hit its mark with an expansion to its facility thanks to a Federal Government grant.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt congratulated the club which was awarded $19,950 from the Stronger Communities Programme to put in an Olympic trap layout and...

Federal Coalition Government announces Regional Health Training Hub for Bundaberg

Medical students in Bundaberg will have greater opportunities to live, study and work closer to home following the announcement of 26 Regional Training Hubs to be established in the regions.

Federal Assistant Minister for Health, Dr David Gillespie, announced that Bundaberg...

Votes pour in for national fish and chips awards ahead of Easter

Thousands of Australians have already cast their votes in the 2017 Australian Fish and Chips Awards as the nation prepares to feast on seafood during Easter.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the competition was getting fierce.

“It’s been great to see some famous and...

Local sporting champions doing the Hinkler electorate proud

Competing at a national or state level can be expensive for young people and their families, and that’s where the Local Sporting Champions grants can help.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is today congratulating 23 young sporting champions from across the electorate who have been...


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