Katter Disagrees

Welfare Cost

Federal Member for Kennedy, Bob Katter, today distanced himself from comments made by Senator Hanson advocating cuts to welfare. Mr Katter’s response comes in light of reports that welfare costs are now costing $300,000 a minute but Mr Katter says sweeping statements and blanket calls are not … [Read more...]

$20,000 Could be in the Can

Stronger Communities

A Funding programme which provides as much as $20,000 for non-profit community groups to undertake capital projects is up and running again, and Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen is calling for applications. “We are now embarking on Round 3 of the Stronger Communities Programme, which … [Read more...]

Disbanding Army a disservice

170713 - Green Army Brianna Miller

The Federal Government’s axing of the Green Army was a disastrous decision for North Queensland, according to Federal Member for Dawson, George Christensen. Mr Christensen told participants at today’s Green Army graduation in Mackay that he would not play the government’s line on the Green Army … [Read more...]

Budget Measures Please Federal Member

Budget-2017

$ 21 million in new taxes, national debt to keep rising, 35% of all spending still going to welfare and social security, and the new taxes to hit every Australian wage earner via a medciare levy, but Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen says the Federal Budget is good for the region. Mr … [Read more...]