Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Question Time - Debt Limit

Mr PITT (Hinkler) (14:40): My question is to the Treasurer. Can the Treasurer advise the House of any correspondence he has received that will assist the parliament in its deliberations on the increase in the debt limit?

Mr HOCKEY (North Sydney—The Treasurer) (14:40): I thank the member...

90 second statement - Export Awards, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks

Mr PITT (Hinkler) (13:46): Earlier this year, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks—the maker of Hinkler's iconic ginger beer—was named 2013 Queensland Exporter of the Year. As well as winning the award for manufacturing, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks was a finalist in the agribusiness and regional exporter...

Adjournment - Bundaberg Rum, 125th anniversary

Mr PITT (Hinkler) (10:26): This weekend I will attend the 125th anniversary celebrations of the Bundaberg Distilling Company. To mark the occasion the company will release 4,888 numbered bottles of limited edition Bundaberg rum. The commemorative product is a blend of the company's oldest and...

Question Time - Impact of Carbon Tax on Canegrowers

Mr PITT (Hinkler) (14:05): My question is to the Minister for Agriculture. I refer the minister to the report of Queensland cane growers that shows the carbon tax will cost the sugar industry in Queensland $20 million over three years, putting thousands of jobs at risk. How will the government...

Condolence Motion - Typhoon Haiyan

Mr PITT (Hinkler) (11:57): In the past week we have seen horrific images coming out of the Philippines. Australians have been shocked by what they have seen and yet in a very small way they understand a little of what the people of the Philippines are going through. In my electorate of Hinkler...

Maiden Speech

Thank you Madam Speaker,

I rise to speak in reply to the Governor General’s address made earlier this week, at the opening of this, the 44th Australian Parliament. (And I congratulate you on your election, Madam Speaker, and wish you all the best as you go about restoring decorum to this...

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