Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Urgent action needed on rising petrol costs

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is demanding the ACCC takes urgent action on rising petrol costs which are crippling the region.

Mr Pitt has written to both Minister for Small and Family Business Michaelia Cash and Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chair Rod Sims....

Extra support for farmers in Bundaberg

Centrelink’s Bundaberg Service Centre is opening its doors on Saturday 20 October to provide additional support to farmers affected by drought.

Staff from the Department of Human Services will be on hand from 10am to 12pm to provide farmers with personalised assistance to complete their...

Media statement from Keith Pitt MP


“People on welfare should not be turning down any suitable job offers, not just those on farms. If there is a job there they should take it – it might not be the ideal job, but it’s a start.

“I agree there should be consequences...

Media statement on ex-HMAS Tobruk


“The State Government needs to come clean on the complete mess they’ve made of scuttling ex-HMAS Tobruk.  We’ve waited over three months to simply be told, “we won’t be doing anything to right the Tobruk”....

Support for headspace boosts youth mental health in Hinkler

Mental health care for young Australians is set for a $51.8 million funding boost from the Coalition Government.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the extra investment in the national network of headspace centres and the digital portal, eheadspace,...

Media statement on ex-HMAS Tobruk


“Today’s announcement by the State Government that ex-HMAS Tobruk will not be righted is extremely disappointing.

“The State Government has made a complete mess of this project and taken more than three months to come to this...

Burnett Heads Town Centre Redevelopment complete

The Queensland town of Burnett Heads now boasts a ‘smarter’ and more beautiful town centre thanks to a multi-million dollar streetscape redevelopment.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the redevelopment has transformed the town centre and unlocked...

Cashless Debit Card begins in Bundaberg region from January

The Cashless Debit Card will begin rolling out in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay region from 29 January next year, helping about 6,000 people break the cycle of welfare dependency.

Visiting the region today, Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, said the local community...

Applications open for Round 3 of Building Better Regions Fund

Organisations in Hinkler are encouraged to apply for a share in $200 million under Round 3 of the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is urging organisations in the region to take advantage of the fund and...

$2,500 for Burrum District Men’s Shed

The Burrum District Men’s Shed at Howard has been awarded a grant of $2,515 from the Coalition Government under round 17 of the Government’s National Shed Development Programme.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt today congratulated the Men’s Shed on its successful application....


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