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)
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