Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Boost for regional events through Community Investment Stream

Netball and an annual festival are the winners in the latest round of the Building Better Regions Fund – Community Investment stream.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt congratulated Bundaberg Regional Council on its two successful projects.

"With funding of $17,...

Disaster resilience projects funded in Hinkler

Two projects to help boost disaster resilience in the Hinkler electorate have been funded through the 2015-18 National Partnership Agreement on Natural Disaster Resilience.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt welcomed today’s funding announcement which will help address...

Aged care workshops to be held in Bundaberg

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt is encouraging people to attend an aged care workshop to be held in Bundaberg.

The Department of Health and the Office of the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner is holding a roadshow of aged care forums around Queensland and will be in...

Friendship Grants to connect Australian communities with the Indo Pacific

Applications are open now for the first round of the Australian Aid: Friendship Grants program.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the region has a proud history of supporting overseas aid programs.

"Thanks to this new program – announced in the 2018-19...

Early payment of Financial Assistance Grants good news for Hinkler

Councils in the Hinkler electorate will be able to start work on crucial new projects following an early cash injection of almost $8 million under the Financial Assistance Grants program from the Coalition Government.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the Coalition Government has...

Bundaberg soldier remembered at war memorial

The life of Bundaberg’s Private David Gray Findlay – who was killed in action in Belgium during the First World War – has been remembered at a special ceremony at the Australian War Memorial.

Each day the memorial farewells visitors with its Last Post Ceremony where the story behind one...

Wide Bay Burnett selected for Regional Employment Trials Program

The Wide Bay Burnett is one of 10 regions across the country set to benefit from a new Coalition Government employment trial.

The $18.4 million Regional Employment Trials Program will enable local organisations, who understand the issues on the ground, to design solutions to...

Europe a possibility for Hinkler exporters

The Coalition Government has commenced negotiations with the European Union (EU) to open new markets for Hinkler exporters that will create more local jobs.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the EU presents a growing opportunity for Hinkler exporters.


‘Wash this space’ as Bundaberg makes an IMPACT


The new commercial laundry in Bundaberg, run by IMPACT Community Services will provide a much needed service for local industries and offer employment to disadvantaged groups in the region.

Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government John...

Cashless Debit Card legislation introduced


The Turnbull Government has urged the Parliament to support the Cashless Debit Card trial in Hinkler and help break the cycle of welfare dependency.

The Government today introduced legislation to roll out the Cashless Debit Card in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay...


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