Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

BFVG awarded $80K for South Korean Trade Mission

Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers has been awarded $80,000 to undertake a Trade Mission in South Korea as part of the Federal Government’s Asian Business Engagement Plan. 

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt congratulated BFVG on its deserving application.

“BFVG’s success shows what...

Forum fleshes out Queensland’s seedy underbelly

Stakeholders and elected representatives today met in Brisbane to discuss contract labour hire issues confronting the Queensland agriculture sector.

Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt and Senator Barry O’Sullivan brought peak industry bodies and businesses together to hear firsthand the...

Bundaberg a priority for National Broadband Network

Bundaberg has been prioritised for superfast broadband upgrades, with the NBN Co and Telstra reaching an agreement on an expanded program to plan, design and construct fibre-to-the-node high speed broadband.

About 200,000 premises will be passed by fibre-to-the-node nationally, including...

Trade Support Loans to build a stronger Australia

In less than two weeks, Hinkler apprentices will be able to apply for loans of up to $20,000 to help them complete their trade.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the Coalition Government was delivering on its commitment to introduce Trade Support Loans, in a scheme similar to...

Assistant Minister consults Hinkler child care sector

Child care costs increased $3,500 a year under Labor, Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt revealed today.

Mr Pitt was today joined by Federal Assistant Minister for Education Sussan Ley, who he invited to Hinkler to hear local concerns over the rising cost of child care.

Ms Ley...

$366,000 to fix road black spots in Hinkler

The Australian Government is delivering on its plan to build safer roads and a stronger economy through its record $500 million investment in the national Black Spot Programme.

Member for Hinkler, Keith Pitt, today announced funding of $366,348 to fix three black spots in the Hinkler...

Young Hinkler job seekers among the first to benefit from Work for the Dole

Bundaberg and Hervey Bay have been selected for phase one of the Coalition Government’s new Work for the Dole arrangements for young job seekers.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today announced 18 to 30 year olds, who have been unemployed for 12 months or more and receiving Newstart...

Federal Minister for Small Business launches Expo

Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson today officially launched the inaugural Wide Bay Australia 2014 Bundaberg Business Expo.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt welcomed Minister Billson to Bundaberg.

“Minister Billson’s visit is a show of the Coalition Government’s...

Budget makes the difficult but necessary choices

The Abbott Government’s first Budget lays the foundations for a strong and prosperous economy with less debt, Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt says.

“At the election, the Coalition made the commitment to get the Budget back under control, as well as scrap the Carbon Tax, end the...

Funding announced for WWI memorials in Isis district

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today announced $13,000 for organisations in Woodgate and Childers to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War.

Mr Pitt said the Woodgate RSL Sub-Branch would receive $10,000 under the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program, to build a memorial...


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