Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Constituency Statement - Fuel prices in Hinkler

Mr PITT: I rise to talk of something of concern to all of us in this place around the cost of living, and that is the current price of fuel, particularly in regional areas. This is an issue which has been raised with me and, I am sure, raised with all colleagues right around the...

Second Reading - Treasury Laws Amendment (Lower Taxes for Small and Medium Businesses) Bill 2018

Mr PITT: While the previous member's still in the chamber, I'd like to point out the best thing he can do for energy in Queensland is ring Annastacia Palaszczuk, the Queensland Labor Premier. There is one owner of the retailers in regional Queensland, there is one owner of the poles and wires,...

Constituency Statement - Anniversaries in Hinkler electorate

Mr PITT: I rise to speak about four significant anniversaries that occurred in my electorate in recent weeks. Bundaberg Brewed Drinks had their 50th anniversary—50 years making the famous Bundaberg ginger beer and other products. Steinhardt Family Farms had their 60th anniversary. Better known...

90 second statement - Tobruk

Mr PITT:  On the weekend Minister Leeanne Enoch from the Queensland Labor government announced that HMAS Tobruk would remain on her side in 30 metres of water and that no attempt would be made to right her. However, it didn't take her long to sink in the slipper to me...

PMB - Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Mr PITT: Firstly, I acknowledge the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, who is in attendance in the chamber, and I thank the minister for the visits he has made to my region. Aged care is an incredibly important provision of services into my local region for some very...

PMB - World Osteoporosis Day

Mr PITT: I thank those opposite for the opportunity to provide a brief contribution to this motion. Certainly World Osteoporosis Day is an important recognition of those challenges inside this part of the health sector. The reason that I've jumped to my feet is, quite simply, my wife is a...

Adjournment Debate - Cashless Debit Card

Mr PITT: I rise to talk about the cashless debit card rollout in my electorate of Hinkler. The legislation for this rollout passed both the House and the Senate last week, and I once again thank those senators who had the courage to make the decision to actually pass the legislation, which...

Constituency Statement - TPP 11

Mr PITT (Hinkler): I rise to speak in support of the TPP-11, another trade agreement signed by the coalition government.

Over the last five years it has been a focus for the Liberal and National government to deliver those new trade openings, and we have signed or...

Second Reading - Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Bill 2018

Mr PITT:  I rise to speak in support of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Bill 2018 and the related bill. One of the reasons that this first bill is so important to the people I represent is that my electorate of Hinkler has one of the largest percentages of elderly people in Australia...

90 second statement - Bundaberg Brewed Drinks 50th anniversary

Mr PITT (Hinkler):  This week it is all about anniversaries, and I'll indulge and give a shout-out to my wife, who's put up with me for 19 years today, who's at work. But it's not the only anniversary. This week it is also the anniversary of an icon in my electorate, Bundaberg...

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