Labor increases car rego yet, again.

What my speech here. I rise to speak in favour of the motion to disallow section 43 of the Transport Legislation (Fees) Amendment Regulation 2019, subordinate legislation No. 74 of 2019, tabled in the House on 11 June this year. For the past five years in a row, Labor has

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Labor’s ridiculous reef regulations

Watch my speech here. Mr Speaker, the Bundaberg region is famous for farming. It’s who we are. Our farmers produce an abundance of sugar cane, peanuts, macadamias, sweet potatoes, cherry tomatoes, zucchinis, blueberries, strawberries and so much more. Without our farmers, Bundaberg would be a completely different place. Mr Speaker,

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Bundy High visit to Queensland Parliament House

More than 30 Year 11 and 12 Legal Studies students from Bundaberg State High School joined State Member for Bundaberg David Batt in Queensland Parliament this week. As part of the parliamentary education program, the students are given the opportunity to learn about Parliament and Government in Queensland, tour the

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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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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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Labor denies air-con for our kids

I rise to speak in support of the private member’s motion moved by the member for Kawana, and in doing so I call on those opposite to adopt the LNP’s plan to air-condition every Queensland state school classroom. Since I began in my role as Bundaberg’s MP, the lack of

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Labor’s Waste Tax

Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 I rise today to make a contribution to the Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018. The Minister for Environment introduced this bill to parliament after Labor announced that they were developing a

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