kids encyclopedia robot

Katter's Australian Party facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Katter's Australian Party
Abbreviation KAP
Leader Robbie Katter
Founder Bob Katter
Founded 27 September 2011; 9 years ago (2011-09-27)
Split from National
LNP
Ideology Conservatism
Right-wing populism

Protectionism
Social conservatism
Australian nationalism
Economic nationalism
Rural interests
Agrarianism
Christian democracy
Agrarian socialism
Political position Social: right-wing
Economic: left-wing
Colours      Dark red
House of Representatives
1 / 151
Queensland Parliament
3 / 93

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.

Katter has been the party's federal parliamentary leader since that time, while his son Robbie is the leader in Queensland.

In February 2020, Bob Katter handed the leadership of the party to his son Robbie Katter, a Queensland state MP.


Images for kids

kids search engine
Katter's Australian Party Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.