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Katter pushes ethanol in Queensland through discounted pump sales event

Katter pushes ethanol in Queensland through discounted pump sales event

June 10, 2015 |

In Australia, the Katter Australia Party held an event on Tuesday at a gas station in Brisbane for drivers to test out discounted ethanol in an effort to boost support for a blending policy. MP Rob Katter has been a long time proponent of ethanol and says the 2% suggested by the RACQ is just […]

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Queensland’s election landslide: a message for state, country or the world?

Queensland’s election landslide: a message for state, country or the world?

March 26, 2012 |

The northeastern Australian state of Queensland completed a bruising election campaign this past weekend, and the center-right Liberal National Party walked off with 76 of the 89 seats on offer in an historic landslide. A state election, conducted primarily on state issues – important for Queensland, and also Australia. But why is this election of […]

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Bob Katter forms rural-focused "Australian Party", with unabashed support for ethanol

Bob Katter forms rural-focused "Australian Party", with unabashed support for ethanol

June 6, 2011 |

Meet Bob Katter. Last week, the outspoken Australian politician announced the formation of the “Australian Party”, with one of its platform policies an increase in the blending of ethanol into the gasoline supply. The former Queensland state government minister is a federal MP who resigned from the National Party in 2001 as the party drifted […]

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