The week that was

Feb 8, 2019

See what our Members of Parliament, KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy – Bob Katter, KAP State Leader and Member for Traeger – Robbie Katter, Member for Hill – Shane Knuth and Member for Hinchinbrook – Nick Dametto did this week. 

Katter’s Australian Party 

Facebook: @KattersAusParty
Twitter:  @KAPteam

Bob Katter, Federal Member for Kennedy 

Facebook: @bobkatterMP
Twitter: @RealBobKatter

Robbie Katter, State Member for Traeger 

Facebook: @RobkatterMP 
Twitter: @RobKatter3

  • Flooding in the north has been the focus of Robbie’s week.  He has been in Mount Isa, Cairns, Townsville, Cloncurry and Julia Creek.
  • He has been in contact non-stop with farmers who have been deeply affected by what is happening to stock, land and roads.
  • Next week he will be visiting Richmond and Cloncurry to survey damage and talk with constituents.
  • He has been working hard with all councils in affected areas.
  • Robbie also farewelled Steve Wollaston (69) in Mount Isa this week.  He was a prominent Mount Isa identity, involved in the RSL, a Vietnam veteran, was involved with Apex and Rotary.  He was also campaign manager for three generations of Katter’s. He will be sorely missed.

Shane Knuth, State Member for Hill 

Facebook: @ShaneKnuthMP
Twitter: @ShaneKnuthMP

Nick Dametto, State Member for Hinchinbrook 

Facebook: @KAPHinchinbrook
Twitter: @DamettoMP

  • Nick worked tirelessly this week to assist residents impacted by flooding in Townsville, including helping fill sandbags, meeting with flood-affected constituents and organising and delivering donations to help flood victims at community centres.
  • Nick also gave an interview with Radio New Zealand about the flooding situation on Townsville on Monday.
  • Commented on the tailings dam at the Queensland Nickel refinery was contained during heavy rain in Monday’s The Australian newspaper.
  • Featured in a story in Wednesday’s Herbert River Express about what donations were needed for flood victims and the work he has been doing to assist.
  • Appeared in a photo accompanying a story about Ingham Family History Association’s “Rediscovering Buk Ti” Chinese historic exhibition.

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