Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

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...

Constituency Statement - Hinkler electorate

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (10:11): I had the great pleasure, earlier this month, of attending the 100th anniversary of the...

Private Members Business - Remembrance Day

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (18:10): The last shot of World War I was fired at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. There were 300,000 Australians that went to the Great War; 60,000 died and 156,000 were wounded or taken prisoner....

Constituency Statement - Tobruk

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (10:58): It is good to follow on from the previous member because I am here to talk about jobs and job creation. At the end of last year, after a very hard fought battle of more than three years, it came to a momentous end....

Second Reading - National Disability Insurance Scheme Savings Fund Special Account Bill 2016

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (18:07): I rise to speak in support of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Savings Fund Special Account Bill 2016, and to return to the focus to what it should be on, and that is the people that this fund will support...

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (16:27): I rise to speak on the report of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which was released on 30 November last year. In its report the committee recommends that Australia ratify...

MPI - Youth unemployment

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (15:43): It is a great pleasure to see you in the chair, Deputy...

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