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photo The Hon. Robert (Bob) KATTER MP
Member for Kennedy
Federal House of Representatives
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at February 2008
Party   Independent
State   QLD
Parliamentary Service   State: Elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly for Flinders from 7 December 1974. Retired 25 August 1992. Federal: Elected to the House of Representatives as the National Party member for Kennedy, Queensland, 1993, 1996 and 1998. Resigned from the National Party, 9 July 2001 to sit as an Independent. Re-elected as the Independent member for Kennedy, 10 November 2001, 2004 and 24 November 2007.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   State: Minister for Northern Development and Aboriginal and Islander Affairs November 1983 - December 1987; Minister for Northern Development, Community Services and Ethnic Affairs December 1987 - January 1989; Minister for Community Services and Ethnic Affairs January 1989 - August 1989; Minister for Mines and Energy September 1989 - December 1989; Minister for Northern and Regional Development September 1989 - December 1989
Party Positions   Branch President of Young Nationals; Delegate, State Conference 1968-73; Delegate, Central Council; Chair of National Party Water Resources Committee (Qld)
Military Service   Second Lieutenant, CMF
Former Occupations   Member of the Legislative Assembly, Queensland; Labourer, insurance, small mining and cattle interests
Electoral Address   Cnr Edith and Owen St
Innisfail QLD 4860
Telephone   (07) 4061 6066
Fax   (07) 4061 6566
Other Addresses   PO Box 1638, Innisfail QLD 4860. Mt Isa Electorate Office: 42-44 Simpson St, Mt Isa QLD 4825 (PO Box 2130, Mount Isa QLD 4825). Ph: (07) 4743 3534. Fax: (07) 4743 0189. Parliamentary Address: PO Box 6022 or House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600. Ph: (02) 6277 4978. Fax: (02) 6277 8558.
Date of Birth   22/5/45
Place of Birth   Cloncurry, Qld
Married/Children   Married; 5 children

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