Labor’s one size fits all approach limits Bundy jobs

“Here in Bundaberg we desperately need a voice in skills and workforce development to help ensure training leads to real jobs for local residents,” Mr Batt said. In response to yet another anti-job and anti-region budget, the LNP announced our plan to establish an Industry Skills Council, so it’s positive

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Batt calls for gov savings to be reinvested into schools

15 State Schools across the Bundaberg and Burnett electorates are set to see solar panels and other energy saving devices installed under the Advancing Clean Energy Schools (ACES) program. Members for Burnett and Bundaberg, Stephen Bennett and David Batt, said it’s great to see the State Government investing in our

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Labor is crushing our sugar industry

The State Member’s for Bundaberg and Burnett are standing up for Queensland’s Sugar Industry after it copped disparaging comments from Minister Cameron Dick during Parliament’s Committee Estimates. During the State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee Estimates Hearing, Minister Dick said the Government “is trying to transition mills

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Batt celebrates with Bundaberg North Cricket Club

State Member for Bundaberg David Batt has joined members of the Bundaberg North Cricket Club to officially unveil their brand new training equipment. As a result of a successful application in Round 99 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF), the club was granted $31,315.00 to purchase a bowling machine,

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Pollies in Pyjamas

Three local politicians have donned their slippers, flannelettes and night caps to celebrate 15 years of the Pyjama Foundation. Members for Burnett Stephen Bennett, Member for Bundaberg David Batt and Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt have called on the community to swap their suits for dressing gowns for Pyjama Day

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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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