Katter's Australian Party
Katter's Australian Party (KAP) is a political party in Australia. It was formed by the independent and former Nationals Member of Parliament for Kennedy Bob Katter, with a registration application lodged to the Australian Electoral Commission in 2011.
|Founded||27 September 2011|
|Political position||Social: right-wing|
|House of Representatives|
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In February 2020, Bob Katter handed the leadership of the party to his son Robbie Katter, a Queensland state MP.
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Bob Katter, the outspoken Federal Member for Kennedy, in Queensland's north-west, had launched his own party in 2011 to promote agricultural and conservative views; Katter's Australian Party (KAP) subsequently nominated candidates for 76 of the 89 state electorates.
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