Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Constituency Statement - Aged Care

Mr PITT (Hinkler): I rise to speak about aged care in my electorate of Hinkler. The Hinkler electorate has one of the highest percentages of elderly people of any electorate in Australia. In fact, I often compete with my good friend and colleague Dr David Gillespie, the member for Lyne in New...

90 second statement - Bills

Mr PITT (Hinkler): I rise to speak about bills. The people in my electorate are struggling with their power bill, they are struggling with their gas bill, they are struggling with their rates bill and they are struggling with their water bill. But there is one bill which is even more dangerous...

PMB - Infrastructure

Mr PITT (Hinkler): Firstly, I congratulate the member for Canberra, who is a passionate advocate for her community. Whilst I don't agree with many of the things she said, she is definitely a passionate advocate. Can I say to the member for Canberra: in the gap between parliamentary sittings, in...

PMB - Energy

Mr PITT (Hinkler): Deputy Speaker Gee, as you know, this is an important issue for the people that we represent, because right now they cannot pay their power bills. It doesn't matter whether you are representing the butcher, the baker or the candlestick maker; it doesn't matter whether you are...

PMB - Trade and the TPP-11

Mr PITT (Hinkler) (10:25): It's my great pleasure to rise to speak on this PMB. As I know you know, Mr Speaker, there were people in this place who said that this couldn't be done; that the TPP-11 was dead, couldn't be recovered and couldn't be delivered. Well, here it is. The...

Constituency Statement - Hervey Bay Seafood Festival and Oceanfest

Mr PITT (Hinkler) (10:03): I rise to talk about the Hervey Bay Seafood Festival, which celebrated its 20th anniversary on 12 August. It is Australia's biggest seafood picnic at Fishermen's Park in Urangan, and once again it was a fantastic day with a fantastic turnout....

Constituency Statement - International Space Design Challenge students

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister) (10:14):  Mr Deputy Speaker Hogan, I'm sure that this will be close, and near and dear, to your heart. This is about regional kids having a crack, regional kids who are successful, regional kids who I think will...

Constituency Statement - Stronger Communities Program Round 4

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister) (11:04):  I rise to speak on the Stronger Communities Program, which is now open for round 4.

This has been an incredibly successful program inside my electorate: $150,000 to each federal electorate for...

Constituency Statement - What is the State Government doing about Tobruk?

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister) (10:33):  I rise to inform the House of the status of HMAS Tobruk. As everyone knows, it was a long fight for the people of my electorate to have HMAS Tobruk delivered into our region to be a...

Second Reading - Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card Trial Expansion) Bill 2018

Mr PITT (Hinkler—Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister) (11:21): I thank the member for Barton for her contribution. I'd like to place on the public record an open invitation to the member for Barton to come to my electorate. Don't go to a meeting with the local union hacks. Come to a...

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