Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

90 second statement - Hinkler Regional Deal

Mr PITT: I rise with great news for the people of the Hinkler electorate: yesterday we announced that the federal government will contribute $173 million to the Hinkler...

Constituency Statement - Mining

Mr PITT: Today we finally see the Labor Party show their true colours. The media may say that this is an outbreak of disunity, but I say it's an outbreak of truth from...

Greivance Debate - Energy

Mr PITT: It's a great pleasure to follow the new member for Wentworth. We might have to hand out some practical lessons. I would say to the member for Wentworth: I'm an industrial electrician by trade, I'm a power systems engineer by profession and I was a registered...

Question without notice - Senior Australians

Mr PITT: My question is to the Minister for Families and Social Services. Will the minister update the House on how the government is

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90 second statement - Community Sport Infrastructure Grants

Mr PITT: I rise to give a shout-out to the Hervey Bay & District Tennis Association, which has been very fortunate recently to receive almost $150,000 from the Community Sport Infrastructure grant. The tennis association will use that money to...

Second reading - Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Supporting Retirement Incomes) Bill 2018

Mr PITT: I very much enjoy following a contribution from the member for Chifley. It's always full of euphemisms, and it certainly gives me the opportunity to compare and contrast our policies with those of the opposition. I must say to the member for Chifley: welcome aboard the decentralisation...

Condolence motion - Paul Neville

Mr PITT: I rise to speak for Paul Christopher Neville, former member for Hinkler. He was born on 28 March 1940 and passed away on 1 January 2019, aged 78 years. I'm sure those who speak after me will talk about Paul's achievements and the great things he's done in this part of the parliament. I...

90 second statement - Border security

Mr PITT: I acknowledge the previous member's contribution. Having been through a one-in-200-year flood, in 2013, I know that North Queenslanders are doing it tough, but they are resilient and will recover.

Back to the matters at hand. We know that those opposite do not...

Second Reading - Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Foreign Investors Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2018

Mr PITT: I rise to speak on the Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Foreign Investors Pay Their Fair Share of Tax in Australia and Other Measures) Bill 2018. This bill addresses unintended loopholes and tightens some of the broad tax concessions that allow foreign investors to get a very low...

Adjournment Debate - Queensland State Government

Mr PITT: I rise to talk once again about the HMAS Tobruk which is now a fabulous dive site off the coast of my home electorate of Hinkler between Bundaberg and Hervey Bay. It has taken a long time—many years, in fact. It was a national fight to deliver the ship, and, as many of the people in...

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