Category: Media Release

Paradise Dam no laughing matter to Bundaberg region

The Albanese Government has shown its contempt for regional Queensland once again in the Federal Parliament today.

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Labor’s cash splash will add to cost-of-living pressure

The Albanese Government’s cash splash will mean more cost-of-living pain for Australians already doing it tough.

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Paradise lost – dam restoration funds cut in Federal Budget

Funding slashed from the Federal Budget to restore Paradise Dam has been condemned by local MPs Keith Pitt and Colin Boyce.

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Call for cost-of-living relief in Budget 

Cost of living relief should be the number one priority for the Albanese Government when it hands down its Budget tomorrow, says Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt.

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Local sporting champions announced

Twenty up and coming sports stars from across Hervey Bay and Bundaberg have had a helping hand getting them to state and national competitions.

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 Apprentice and trainee numbers fall in Hinkler 

Despite promising to skill more Australians, the Albanese Government is overseeing a wholesale collapse in the number of apprentices and trainees in every state and in almost every electorate across the nation.

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What’s pride got to do with it?

Opinion Piece

‘Dare Mighty Things’ – the slogan from the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab is a short quote from a Teddy Roosevelt speech: “Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure … than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a grey twilight”.

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Australia Day pride

Bundaberg Today column – published 5 January 2024

Last month, at the end of 2023, my office received a flurry of emails from people about Australia Day.

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Funding boost for local athletes 

Christmas has come early for 22 young athletes across the Hinkler electorate with a grant to help cover costs of completing at state and national competitions.

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Bundaberg Today column 10-11-23

In case you missed it, last week the biggest manufacturing project in the Bundaberg region was officially opened.

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