Lazy Labor restricts agricultural development

HINCHINBROOK MP Nick Dametto has accused the State Labor Government of bureaucratic laziness in its failure to remove an over-the-top requirement preventing the construction of large farm sheds in Queensland.  Mr Dametto said he and Hinchinbrook Mayor Ramon Jayo had...

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Feds leave Cardwell in limbo with funding promise

THE Federal Government needs to “put up or shut up” with a promised $1.5 million to dredge Cardwell’s One Mile Creek still nowhere to be seen, says Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto.  Mr Dametto said the Cardwell community was tired of waiting for the promised funds while...

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Boulia, mid-west tourism will boom from Outback Way funding

FRESH off his visit to Boulia, the most southern town in his electorate of Kennedy, Bob Katter has commended the local council for fighting like tigers to pursue funding to improve the Outback Highway; a vital tourism, freight, mining and agriculture link for the...

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Growers on road to recovery as TC Niran grants increased to $75k

FEDERAL Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter has applauded the announcement today that famers impacted by Tropical Cyclone Niran on March 3 will now have access to $75,000 grants to get back to producing. The Category D grants of up to $75,000 can be used to help impacted...

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Katter dismisses coalition reinsurance pool plug

A sceptical Bob Katter, KAP Federal Member for Kennedy has dismissed the claims made by several coalition MPs this week that a reinsurance pool to tackle high insurance prices in the north is likely to happen, saying “we will believe it when we see it.” Mr Katter has...

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