Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Federal funding flows to Hinkler Councils

Hinkler Councils will receive a total of $3.76 million for the second quarter of 2014-15 under the Australian Government Financial Assistance Grant (FAG) program.

The first quarterly payment for 2014-15 was made to councils in August 2014.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said...

Keith Pitt welcomes NBN rollout map and tower construction

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today welcomed NBN Co’s release of the Hinkler suburbs which will be among the first to receive the latest vectored VDSL technology over fibre-to-the-node connections.

Mr Pitt announced in June that Bundaberg, at the northern end of the electorate,...

Government releases Agenda to boost economy

The Federal Government this week released its Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda as part of the Coalition’s Economic Action Strategy to build a strong, prosperous economy for a safe, secure Australia.

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said Australia had experienced 23 years of...

Locations nominated for Mobile Black Spot Programme

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has welcomed the release of a database of locations, which have been nominated by Australians as having inadequate mobile coverage.

Locations on the database will be eligible for a new or enhanced mobile base station, under the Abbott Government’s $...

Keith Pitt announces new headspace facility in Bundaberg

A new headspace centre, providing mental health services for young people, will be established in Hinkler.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today announced that Bundaberg will be one of 15 additional communities across Australia to receive a headspace facility....

National Stronger Regions Fund applications open

Applications under Round One of the Australian Government’s landmark $1 billion National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF) are now open.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the newly created Fund would target new small scale community infrastructure projects at the local level that...

Hinkler councils to receive $18.42M for Roads to Recovery

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today welcomed delivery of the Australian Government’s $2.1 billion Roads to Recovery programme, announcing that the Bundaberg and Fraser Coast Regional Councils will receive a total of $18.42 million for local road construction and street repairs.

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Age pensions increase twice a year, every year

The age pension will increase from tomorrow; just as Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt assured the public it would.

Mr Pitt said the Coalition was committed to providing strong support for pensioners, with pensions set to increase twice a year.

“On September 20, single age...

Keith Pitt: a strong local voice for Hinkler

This month marks one year since Keith Pitt retained the Federal seat of Hinkler for the LNP, helping the Coalition to win Government.

Mr Pitt said he’d worked tirelessly during his first 12 months to deliver each of the commitments he made to the people of Hinkler during the September...

Pitt calls on inspectors to protect Aussie ginger growers

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is calling on the Department of Agriculture to adhere to the strictest possible import standards when inspecting fresh ginger from Fiji.

The Department of Agriculture recently announced it will lift a ban to allow importers to apply for permits to...

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