Wide Bay road funding gutted by Palaszczuk

Blackspots won’t be fixed and traffic congestion will deteriorate after the Palaszczuk Labor Government ripped $43 million from road infrastructure funding for Wide Bay. Budget documents show Labor’s road budget for Wide Bay this year will be $129.8m – 25 per cent less than the LNP Government’s investment of $172.6m

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Batt celebrates over $250,000 for Bundy Groups

Bundaberg’s MP David Batt has personally congratulated the 16 Bundaberg organisations who are set to receive funding from the latest round of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund. Mr Batt said he’s grateful for the opportunity to advise the groups they’ve been successful. “This round of funding will provide over $200,000

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Batt’s 2019/20 Budget Reply Speech

Thursday 19 June, 2019 As my friend the member for Burnett did earlier today, I thank all of those MPs from both sides of the House who attended the Bundaberg Region Promotion Night last night. Those who could not get there missed out on a fantastic night. From Bundaberg there

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Budget hopes for Bundy

Ahead of Tuesday’s State Budget, Member for Bundaberg David Batt is calling for Labor to make real commitments to his electorate and the greater Bundaberg region. Mr Batt said he would like to see the State Labor Government allocate funding towards big ticket items outside of the South East bubble.

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Bundy deserves a new hospital

“As the State Member, fighting for a new hospital for Bundaberg has always been my number one priority and I know from the number of phone calls, visits and emails I get weekly, it’s also the number one priority for Bundaberg residents too.” “After being elected, I used my very

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Our plan to reduce electricity prices

“If elected at the next state election, the LNP will restructure our government-owned power generators from two to three entities and, we will introduce desperately needed competition into the regional electricity market.” “Labor’s own modelling shows that a restructure would reduce wholesale prices by more than 8 per cent. “This

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Batt celebrates Hinkler win

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt is delighted Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has been re-elected for a third term. Mr Batt said the results are the best outcome for the region. “Keith is a hardworking member who always puts the needs of his electorate first,” he said. “He

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Batt WINS Taxi Subsidy Scheme Fight

After calling on the State Government for weeks, State Member for Bundaberg David Batt is thrilled to hear that Queensland Labor has now agreed to extend the Taxi Subsidy Scheme (TSS) passed June 30. Until today, Labor had planned to close the scheme to those who were in the process

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Batt supports Mason Jett Lee legislation

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt MP rose in Queensland Parliament today to support stronger sentencing for child killers. Both the Labor Government and the LNP introduced Criminal Code and Other Legislation Amendment Bills – the LNP naming their bill in honour of toddler Mason Jett Lee who died an

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