Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

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....

Keeping veterans connected in Hinkler

Two veterans’ organisations in the Hinkler electorate have been successful in funding applications to the Veterans and Community Grants program.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt congratulated the Veterans of Australia Association and Camp Gregory Veterans Retreat.

“The Veteran...

Cashless Debit Card to help families and children in Hinkler

After 18 months of community consultation and debate, the Senate has passed legislation for the Cashless Debit Card to be trialled in the Hinkler electorate.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has said the Cashless Debit Card was a difficult, but necessary policy, however it was not a...

Cashless Debit Card to help Bundaberg and Hervey Bay

The Cashless Debit Card will address difficult social issues affecting young people and children in the Hinkler electorate after legislation passed today that guarantees the introduction of the trial to the region.

Parliament today passed the Social Services Legislation Amendment (...

New Cystic Fibrosis medicine added to PBS to benefit patients in Hinkler

The Coalition Government will subsidise a life-changing cystic fibrosis medicine which significantly extends the lives of patients while saving families up to a quarter of a million dollars a year.

Orkambi® will be available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from 1 October 2018...

$500,000 project for heavy vehicle parking at Nikenbah

A project for designated heavy vehicle parking and decoupling bays at Nikenbah has received funding from round 6 of the Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program.

Federal Member for Hinkler congratulated the Fraser Coast Regional Council which is partnering with the...

$5 million project to upgrade road at Port of Bundaberg

A significant upgrade to Buss Street at the Port of Bundaberg has received $2.5 million in funding from the Coalition Government.

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt congratulated Bundaberg Regional Council on its successful application to Round 6 of the Heavy Vehicle...

Government funding to help Hervey Bay veteran organisations

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has today announced funding for essential advocacy and welfare services for veterans, serving members and their families, war widows and widowers in the Hervey Bay region.

Mr Pitt congratulated the three successful organisations which would share in $...


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