Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Second Reading - Treasury Laws Amendment (Income Tax Relief) Bill 2016

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (11:24): Acting Deputy Speaker Hogan, it is good to see the member for Page from The Nationals in the chair.

Before I get to the fundamental issues that we speak on today in the Treasury Laws...

PMB - Asbestos

Mr PITT  (11:47): It is a great pleasure to once again to be back in the House and speaking on something which is an important issue. I of...

Second Reading - Appropriations Bill 2016

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment) (20:06): As one of the people who just sat through the ramblings of the member for Wakefield for the past 15 minutes I am pleased it has come to an end! Certainly, I think the people of Australia would be out there building...

Second reading - Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Amendment Bill 2016

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister) (18:35): I rise today to speak on the Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Amendment Bill 2016. This bill makes it possible for rural research and development corporations or RDCs to identify and connect directly with...

Second Reading - Biological Control Amendment Bill 2016

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister) (17:12): I rise to speak on the Biological Control Amendment Bill 2016, which is an important piece of legislation to both the agricultural industry and, of course, the environment. The bill is intended to clarify the definition...

Second Reading - Aged Care Legislation (Increasing Consumer Choice) Bill 2016

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister) (10:51): I rise to speak today on the Aged Care Legislation (Increasing Consumer Choice) Bill 2016, which will bring flexibility and a more consumer-driven aged-care system for older Australians. With the number of people aged 65...

MPI - Housing Affordability

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister) (15:40): I am afraid the blinkers have been on for this debate for some time. We have heard a lot about house prices in Sydney, but there is a big, brown, wide land out there. It is not just about one capital city in this country...

Second Reading Debate - Appropriation Bills (2015-16)

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister) (10:29): I rise to speak on the Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2015-2016 and the Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2015-2016. In my electorate of Hinkler, there are many things underway, things which will help improve our local economy and...

Question Time - Private Health Insurance

Mr PITT (Hinkler) (14:43): My question is to the Minister for Health. Can the minister inform the House what this government is doing...

Constituency Statement - Bruce Highway

Mr PITT (Hinkler) (10:51): One of the top five issues raised by constituents in my electorate of Hinkler is upgrades to the Bruce Highway and of course road safety. The Bruce Highway stretches some 1700 kilometres along the Queensland coast, with 89.7 kilometres of the highway running through...

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