Bob Katter

Australian politician

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]

Robert Carl Katter
Bob Katter
Personal details
Born (1945-05-22) 22 May 1945 (age 78)
Political partyKatter's Australian Party
Nickname(s)Bob Katter

Career change

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

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

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

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