Bob Katter

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Robert Carl Katter
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Bob Katter
Personal details
Born (1945-05-22) 22 May 1945 (age 76)
Political partyKatter's Australian Party
Nickname(s)Bob Katter

Robert Carl "Bob" Katter (born 22 May 1945) is an Australian politician. He has been a member of the House of Representatives for the Division of Kennedy since 1993.[1]

Career[change | change source]

He has led his own political party, Katter's Australian Party, since 2011. He was the only person to win a seat in his party in the 2016 federal election. He was a member of the Nationals until 2001. He was also an independent from 2001 to 2011.

Personal life[change | change source]

Katter was born in Cloncurry, Queensland. He is of Lebanese ancestry. His father, Bob Katter Sr., was a parliament member of Kennedy. He has five children. His son, Robbie, is the leader of Katter's Australian Party in Queensland.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bob Katter - Federal Member for Kennedy". bobkatter.com.au. Retrieved 28 December 2017.

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