Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

$1.7 million for Madsen Road upgrade

A major upgrade to Madsen Road in Urraween is progressing well and expected to be completed in the New Year.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the upgrade had been identified by the Fraser Coast Regional Council as a priority project.

“The Australian Government Roads to...

TECKnology investment brings jobs and training

A $319,622 grant as part of the Indigenous Business Sector Strategy has allowed a local firm to increase its economic opportunities, as well as offer training for Indigenous youth.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the investment allowed local Indigenous firm...

Fraser Coast social plan to set a new course

Today’s launch of a new social plan for the Fraser Coast will strengthen community participation and economic opportunity for the Wide Bay region.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt, who joined today’s launch in Hervey Bay, said the plan has assessed the...

Regional Deal for Bundaberg and Hervey Bay region

The Liberal and Nationals’ Government has today announced the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay region will pilot a Regional Deal, with the Government committed to working with state and local governments to identify regional development opportunities.

Deputy Prime...

More uni student places a boon for Hervey Bay

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt MP said Morrison Government funding to increase the number of students at the University of the Sunshine Coast would be a major boost for local students and the Hervey Bay economy.

Mr Pitt said the Morrison Government was providing an...

$2.7 million to help local seniors live at home for longer

The Morrison Government will invest an additional $2.7 million to support senior Australians in the Hinkler and Wide Bay regions to remain living independently in their own homes.

The funding boost will help 10 home support providers extend their local services and is part...

Wage subsidy to encourage employers to hire more apprentices

A $60 million wage subsidy trial to encourage employers in regional communities to hire more apprentices has been welcomed by Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt.

“While today’s announcement is fantastic news for both employers and young people looking to start an...

Sugar seat MPs’ demand: ‘Time to cane India’

Coalition MPs from the key sugar-growing regions of Queensland want to take the chop to India’s subsidised sugar, and they’re calling on the Trade Minister to act immediately in seeking World Trade Organisation intervention.

The sugar-block, consisting of Queensland MPs Warren Entsch,...

Private Members Business - Stronger Economy

Mr PITT: It's always a pleasure to follow the member for Scullin. Whilst I don't agree with his proposition, it's very, very clear that the proof of the pudding is in the eating. If you want to look at the economic strategy which is being delivered by the coalition, you need only look at the...

Regional Growth Fund delivers for Hinkler

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks is one major step forward to building its new custom-built brewery in Bundaberg thanks to the announcement of $19M from the Australian Government’s $272.2million Regional Growth Fund.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said Bundaberg Brewed Drinks had passed...


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