Katter's Australian Party is a registered political party in Australia. It was formed by the independent Federal Member of Parliament Bob Katter with a registration application lodged to the Australian Electoral Commission on 3 June 2011. It won two seats at the March 2012 state election in Queensland.
Leader: Bob Katter
Founder: Bob Katter MP
Ideology: Social conservatism, Protectionism, Developmentalism, Keynesianism
November 21, 2011
... for a coal seam gas moratorium
Alan Jones yesterday addressed the National Press Club, slamming the coal seam gas policies of the Liberal and Labor parties, which he said were locked together and would turn Australia’s agricultural land into an industrial wasteland.
Mr Jones was particularly scathing of the approach taken to mining in Queensland, stating that the industry had taken the place of the State’s Upper House.
Federal Leader of Katter’s Australian Party, Bob Katter, said that he welcomed Mr Jones’ call for a moratorium, which is a central element ...
The new political force of federal independent MP Bob Katter will run in the crucial inner-Brisbane seat of Ashgrove, campaigning on the issue of coal seam gas (CSG).
The electorate in the city's inner west will be the centre of attention in the state poll due early next year, with would-be premier Campbell Newman running against popular former environment minister Kate Jones.
Mr Katter on Monday held a media conference outside Mr Newman's Ashgrove office, to announce Katter's Australian Party would contest the seat.
It has not selected a candidate and was not going to run in Ashgrove ...
The rise of Bob Katter's Australian Party could create a "difficult" political landscape for Queensland, Premier Anna Bligh says.
The federal independent MP's new political party could rival One Nation's 1998 performance in the upcoming Queensland election, Labor polling suggests.
The polling shows Katter's Australian Party is garnering 22 per cent of the vote in the north Queensland seat of Mulgrave, The Courier-Mail reports.
Labor incumbent Curtis Pitt is on 32 per cent and Liberal National Party 36 per cent.
Read more: brisbanetimes.com.au (November 16, 2011)
Truth in humour, not rumour, during ‘dishonest’ campaign The KAP today joined forces with a couple of colourful personalities to send a serious message to voters desperate for some truth in what is arguably the dirtiest election campaign in Australian history. KAP Federal President, Member for Mount Isa Rob Katter, joined KAP Qld Leader and Member for Condamine, Ray Hopper, and Member for […]
THINK HARD BEFORE YOU VOTE – LIBERALS ARE LIARS Just talking to Bob Katter he says the Libs are going to get tough on guns and they will allow China to buy as much of our property as they wish. The Libs have agreed to let in 300,000 Asian 457 visa workers to take our jobs. In hindsight Vietnam was a waste of good […]
From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours … - Crikey From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …CrikeyKatter kaos: party torn apart. We hear Katter's Australian Party is in turmoil after the Victorian branch broke away amid concerns from some members about the direction from the top. KAP, based on larger-than-life federal MP Bob Katter, was supposed to ...