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Bundy, Bay and Bush!

Keith Pitt is the Federal Member for Hinkler. Since he was elected in 2013 he has continued to work hard to deliver for the residents in Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and all the small townships in between.

Keith entered politics to be a strong local voice for regional Australia and his focus is on attracting more investment to the region to help build a stronger regional economy and bring more job opportunities now and into the future.

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MPI – Energy

Mr PITT: I think it’s time in this debate we get some facts on the table. Here are a few. If we’re talking about increases in electricity costs under the Labor government, here are some samples: for Ausgrid in New South Wales, since the Labor government came to power, an increase of 29.5 per cent; for Endeavour Energy in New South Wales, an increase of 37.34 per cent; for Essential Energy in New South Wales, an increase of 30.5 per cent; for Energex in the south-east of Queensland, an increase of 35.73 per cent; and for SA Power Networks in South Australia, an increase of 33.51 per cent. They are facts.

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Adjournment Debate – Local Government elections, Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum 50th anniversary

Mr PITT: Over the weekend we had the local government elections in Queensland. I’m always happy to hand out some free advice, and I have some for new councillors and returning ones: stick to roads, rates and rubbish. I think that is what the ratepayers expect, it’s what they elect you for, and I hope that into the future that is what the local government elections will result in.

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PMB – Cashless Debit Card

Mr PITT: I, of course, move to support the motion by the member for Durack and, in particular, the acknowledgement that it was the Labor government that spent $450 million on a divisive Voice to Parliament, and, not only that, they removed the cashless debit card from trials around the country.

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