Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Constituency Statement - Electricity prices, BBRF funding

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (10:00): While the same-sex marriage continues to rage in the press, I'd like to put to the House the issues that are being brought forward to my electorate office in Hinkler, and these are issues the government is acting on...

Second Reading - Education Legislation Amendment (Provider Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2017

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (13:23): Can I thank the member for Griffith for her brief contribution. I rise to speak on the Education Legislation Amendment (Provider Integrity and Other Measures) Bill 2017, which builds on the outcomes achieved by the...

Constituency Statement - Infrastructure

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (10:28): It is my great pleasure to rise and actually speak about the coalition government delivering for my electorate. We recently opened a $2.8 million road extension to Kay McDuff Drive—it was officially opened last week...

Second reading - Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Broadcasting Reform) Bill 2017

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (10:03): Firstly, I would like to acknowledge the work of the shadow minister, who I have served on committees with previously and who certainly has a very keen interest and a lot of knowledge around the subject matter. I...

Consideration in Detail - Fair Work Amendment (Repeal of 4 Yearly Reviews and Other Measures) Bill 2017

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (18:21): Thank you for the unexpected opportunity, Mr Speaker. We are of course here because of another Labor stunt. We are here to talk about exactly what we want to talk about—that is, delivering for the people we...

Second Reading - Social Services Legislation Amendment (Energy Assistance Payment and Pensioner Concession Card) Bill 2017

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (16:57): I rise to make a brief contribution. I am very pleased to be speaking in support of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Energy Assistance Payment and Pensioner Concession Card) Bill 2017, which will help the...

Constituency Statement - Cashless Debit Card

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (10:52): There has been a lot of talk in my electorate about the cashless debit card. I am unashamedly a supporter of the card, as I think it would bring positive change to my community. It is no secret that my electorate...

Second Reading - Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2017-2018

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (17:17): I rise to speak on Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2017-2018. As a regional MP, one of the important aspects of the 2017-18 budget is the government's commitment to investing in regional Australia. We are doing that by...

Constituency Statement - Opportunities at Port of Bundaberg

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (10:03): It is vitally important that Australia's regions are supported with modern infrastructure—infrastructure that makes a real difference to regional economies and creates jobs. From the 2017 budget, there is a massive...

Second Reading - Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (11:16): After some delay, it is my great pleasure to be here speaking today in support of the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017. This is a matter that I have been extremely vocal about for some...

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