Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Funding available for community groups and not-for-profit organisations

Expressions of Interest are open now for round 5 of the popular Stronger Communities Programme.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the program provided a great opportunity for not-for-profit and community groups to upgrade facilities and continue to serve the community.

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Pitt welcomes inquiry into nuclear power

A Parliamentary committee will investigate if nuclear could be a future power source and industry in Australia.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has welcomed the announcement that the Standing Committee on Environment and Energy will investigate nuclear energy, as directed by...

Hinkler schools invited to share in new funding

Applications open tomorrow (July 25) for local schools to apply for up to $20,000 in funding for new sporting, playground or computer equipment, building projects and support programs.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is encouraging all schools in the Hinkler electorate to apply to...

Cuts to deeming rates a cash boost for more than 10,000 Hinkler residents

More than 10,000 people in Hinkler will benefit from a multimillion boost across the next four years following the Coalition Government’s decision to cut deeming rates.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has welcomed the decision which means more money in the pockets of older...

Design starts on flood proofing works north of Maryborough

Design has started on the $103 million Bruce Highway – Saltwater Creek Upgrade project, north of Maryborough.  

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the project would improve flood immunity on the highway, by...

Protecting local farmers from animal activists

The Coalition Government is standing up for the privacy of farmers and primary producers to protect them from green collared criminals.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt welcomed the introduction of the Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019 in Parliament...

Tax relief to start flowing next week

Around 49,000 low and middle income earners in Hinkler will start to receive immediate tax relief from next week.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the Coalition Government has delivered on its promise to build a better tax system and provide more tax relief for all Australians...

New health workforce system to address lack of access to GPs

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has welcomed a new health workforce classification system which assessed Bundaberg as not having adequate GP services.

“I know constituents have been frustrated with the difficulty in finding a new GP or accessing their current GP in Bundaberg. It’s...

Media statement: Win News Wide Bay to close

MEDIA STATEMENT ON WIN NEWS WIDE BAY CLOSING, 20 June 2019:

“I’m very disappointed the WIN News Wide Bay newsroom will be closed, along with three other sites in New South Wales.

“My thoughts go out to the hard-working reporters, camera operators and editors in both Hervey Bay and...

Keith Pitt thanks voters for support

Building a stronger regional economy with more local jobs remains the key priority for Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt after being re-elected for a third time.

Speaking after the Declaration of the Poll in Bundaberg this afternoon Mr Pitt thanked voters in the electorate for putting...

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