Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Hinkler surf clubs get early Christmas gift

Surf Lifesaving Clubs in the Hinkler Electorate will receive a funding boost to prevent drownings at local beaches.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt, a former surf lifesaver, said the Australian Government would provide $25,000 to each surf club over the next five years.


Keith Pitt announces funding boost for aged care

Aged care services in the Hinkler electorate will receive an additional $8.6 million under the Federal Government’s 2014 Aged Care Approvals Round.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today announced the funding boost, which will provide local residents with an additional 126...

Pitt Family shops local at Christmas

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt and Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson are preparing for the holiday season by shopping local.

Mr Pitt is encouraging Hinkler residents to do the same in the lead up to Christmas.

“Small businesses and family enterprise are the economic...

Bundaberg North State School wins 2014 Resilient Australia Award

Bundaberg North State School is a joint winner of the 2014 Resilient Australia Awards for its BEAR Plan, which has successfully assisted students to overcome trauma associated with the 2013 floods.

Federal Minister for Justice Michael Keenan said the Resilient Australia Awards recognise...

St James opens new $1.8 million middle school areas

Students and staff at St James Lutheran College in Urraween today celebrated the opening of a new Middle School building, built with the help of $470,000 in Australian Government funding.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt opened the new facilities on behalf of the Parliamentary...

St Joseph’s School granted $325K from Federal Government

St Joseph’s School at Childers will soon have an improved administration facility, with a professional learning and work space for teachers, thanks to a $325,279 grant from the Australian Government.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt visited St Joseph’s on Wednesday to congratulate...

All hands on deck for dive wreck

Tourism operators and local politicians took to the water today to show Darren Chester, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, why Wide Bay is the ideal location for a dive wreck.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said he was delighted Mr Chester had accepted his...

Hinkler residents meet Minister to discuss impacts of crime

Hinkler residents will today have the opportunity to discuss the impacts and causes of crime in the community with their local MP and Federal Minister for Justice Michael Keenan.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is hosting a community crime forum in Hervey Bay, to facilitate...

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,...


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