Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Hervey Bay businesses set a strong example

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today congratulated Surveyors at Work and Hervey Bay Computers on being among the first businesses in Australia to take advantage of the Coalition Government’s $476 million Industry Skills Fund (ISF).

Mr Pitt said Surveyors at...

$660,000 to grow small business in Wide Bay Burnett

Federal Member for Wide Bay, Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss and Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today announced a $660,000 grant for the Bundaberg Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) to assist small businesses in Bundaberg, the Fraser Coast and Gympie Council areas.

The funds will...

Almost $660K to fix blackspots on Hinkler roads

The Australian Government is building safer roads and a stronger economy through the national Black Spot Program.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today announced $656,000 to fix five dangerous blackspots on State and Local Government roads in the Hinkler electorate.

The...

Pitt delivers Old Toogoom Road upgrade

The long awaited $1 million upgrade of Old Toogoom Road is underway, with Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt turning the first sod on the project today.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the upgrade was only possible because of the...

Government tightens rules on foreign purchases of agricultural land

The Federal Government has today announced it will put in place better scrutiny and reporting of foreign purchases of agricultural land.

Mr Pitt said the measures being introduced by the Coalition were a significant achievement for The Nationals.

“The Nationals advocated strongly...

Government consults Hinkler GPs on Medicare reform

Minister for Health Sussan Ley and Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt will meet with local General Practitioners to discuss the best ways to protect Medicare for the long-term.

Ms Ley is in Bundaberg today as part of her consultations with health professionals and patients across the country,...

Keith Pitt criticises CASA process

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority’s (CASA) placement of operating limitations on Jabiru engines has been labelled “despotic” by Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt.

Mr Pitt said CASA had formally issued Precautionary Operational Limitations on Saturday on all aircraft with Jabiru...

Scholarship plan to benefit South Sea Islander communities

The Vanuatu Government has welcomed a plan to give South Sea Islanders an opportunity to gain a tertiary qualification in Bundaberg.

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt, former member for Hinkler Brian Courtice, Central Queensland University, the South Sea Islander Action Group and the Rotary...

Keith Pitt urges fuel retailers to end highway robbery

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is calling on the major petrol retailers to drop their bowser price, to reduce household expenses over the holiday period.

Mr Pitt said the price of crude oil had plunged by 40 per cent since June, but in most cases the price at the pump locally has...

Grants to help Hinkler GPs take on trainees

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is urging eligible local general practices to apply for new Australian Government grants of up to $300,000 to enable them to build the extra facilities they need to take on more trainees and GP registrars.

“This Australian Government initiative will...

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