Robert Carl Katter
|Born||22 May 1945|
|Political party||Katter's Australian Party|
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]
- "Bob Katter - Federal Member for Kennedy". bobkatter.com.au. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official biography of Bob Katter at aph.gov.au