Category: Media Release

Works underway on $103 million Bruce Highway upgrade at Aldershot

Work is ramping up to deliver a $103 million upgrade of the Bruce Highway near Aldershot, with two new bridges to be built at Saltwater Creek and Deadmans Gully.

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Labor Opposition Leader continues to peddle lies to Queenslanders

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has slammed Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese for lying about the possibility of the Cashless Debit Card being extended to include age pensioners – a move that the Coalition Government has repeatedly confirmed will never happen.

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Queensland to reap the rewards of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Securing the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games is not only a coup for Queensland, it’s a coup for young athletes’ right across the Bundaberg-Hervey Bay region.

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Keeping films on the big screen in Hervey Bay

Independent cinema Bigscreen Cinema in Hervey Bay will receive a funding boost as part of the of the Coalition Government’s $20 million Supporting Cinemas’ Retention Endurance and Enhancement of Neighbourhoods (SCREEN) Fund.

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Nominations for export awards open now

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has called on exporters in Hinkler to nominate for the Australian Export Awards to be recognised for the outstanding contribution they are making to business and the community.

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Queensland State Budget fails regional Queenslanders

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt says the Queensland State Labor Government’s Budget has ignored the needs of regional Queenslanders, once again.

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Black Spot Program funds set to save lives in Hinkler

Three intersections in the Hinkler electorate will receive a major road safety boost with the Australian Government announcing it will invest $658,000 from the 2021–22 Black Spot Program.

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Get a taste of Bundaberg during festival

A 10-day festival celebrating fresh produce, local beverages and our culinary community will kick off in Bundaberg today.

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Intersection upgrade start date State Government decision

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said a much-needed safety upgrade at a notorious intersection in Hervey Bay can start as soon as the Queensland State Labor Government makes it a priority.

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Filmmaking workshops to inspire local students

Students at high schools across the Hinkler electorate will learn filmmaking and screen production from an Academy Award winning cinematographer in workshops coming to the region.

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