January 10th, 2019
North Coast tourism industry continues to boom
The North Coast continues to benefit from strong domestic and international traveller numbers, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said citing the latest International Visitor Survey.
“We’ve seen 5,569,000 domestic and 354,000 international visitors flock to
January 9th, 2019
Kevin Hogan calls on local sporting groups to Move It
Local sport and physical activity providers can now apply for a grant to develop and run programs that encourage people in our community to get more active, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“We know how important sport and physical activity is to h
January 7th, 2019
Kevin Hogan welcomes $3 million for tick bite medical research.
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the $3 million of Government funding for two studies that aims to reduce the debilitating symptoms attributed to tick bites.
“Tick bites are common on the North Coast and can have long-lasting and
December 13th, 2018
Money is continuing to flow into the Clarence from the NSW Government’s Regional Growth Fund, with the latest beneficiary the much-loved Lawrence Museum.
Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis today announced a funding injection of $186,150
to upgrade accessibility and building infrastructure at the historic mus
November 23rd, 2018
New building and learning areas for students at Rainbow Ridge Steiner School
Students at Rainbow Ridge Steiner School at Lillian Rock will benefit from the refurbished general learning areas and new administration building, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said today as he officially opened the new facilities.
November 19th, 2018
Kevin Hogan calls for a Royal Commission
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan is calling for a Royal Commission with terms of reference covering the alleged misuse of market power by Australia’s supermarkets, and petrol retailing in Australia.
“I will be moving a Notice of Motion in Parliament next week calli
November 18th, 2018
Kevin Hogan grant for new Surf Lifesaver Rescue Jetski
Surf lifesavers will be able to more quickly respond to swimmers in distress this coming summer after the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan announced a grant for the purchase of a Rescue Jetski by Surf Life Saving Far North Coast.
“Our volunteer lifesavers
November 14th, 2018
More Aged Care beds and more jobs
Nearly 100 construction jobs and 15 skilled permanent local jobs are to be created in Kyogle thanks to more than $4.7 million in Federal Government grants, Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan said.
“The Whiddon Group came to me concerned that their Aged Care Facility would not b
November 12th, 2018
Regional University hub for students
The Federal Government’s funding of a Regional Study Hub in the Clarence Valley is a major win for students and the local community, Member for Page, Kevin Hogan said.
Mr Hogan said the Government was providing $880,000 to support Country Universities Centre, Clarence Valley e
November 7th, 2018
MEGA MILESTONE FOR WOOLGOOLGA TO BALLINA PACIFIC HIGHWAY UPGRADE
The final link in the Pacific Highway upgrade is in its peak construction period, with more than 3300 jobs being delivered to finish the final stage of the project.
Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, Melinda Pavey was joined by Federal Member f
November 7th, 2018
Pacific Highway – Woolgoolga To Ballina Upgrade Reaches Halfway Point
The Pacific Highway upgrade between Woolgoolga and Ballina is now 50 per cent complete, with ongoing works continuing to improve safety and travel times, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“Importantly, we have already seen a halving o
November 7th, 2018
Dairy code consultations in Lismore
Dairy farmers, processors and representative organisations are encouraged to have their say to help shape Australia's first mandatory dairy code in consultation in Lismore later this month.
Member for Page Kevin Hogan urged local farmers and stakeholders to take part and help imp
November 5th, 2018
Woodburn-Evans Head Golf Club has a greener future
Golfers at the Woodburn-Evans Head Golf Club will enjoy much better playing conditions after a $40,000 investment in the course’s irrigation, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“The club had managed to install new irrigation for three of its fairways, bu
November 1st, 2018
Local young apprentices and small businesses to benefit from wage subsidy trial
A new trial Government program will provide financial incentives for our local businesses to employ more apprentices, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said today.
“Many young people do not want to leave our community to get an
October 30th, 2018
Kevin Hogan opens Christensens Bridge
Motorists, school children and farmers using Afterlee Road will now have a safer and easier trip after the old wooden Christensens Bridge was replaced with a new steel truss bridge, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“Kyogle Council asked me for help in funding the rep
October 12th, 2018
Recognising our Local Sporting Champions
Will 14-year-old hockey players Alana Albertini, Skyla Davis and Georgia Brown one day play for the Hockeyroos Will 15-year-olds Gabriella Hill, Makeala Scott represent Australia and Faith Pittman one day represent Australia on the Olympic athletics track, and will 16-year-old
October 8th, 2018
Kevin Hogan turns first sod on $3.8 million Woodburn Foreshore Redevelopment
As the duplication of the Pacific Highway between Ballina and Woolgoolga is now more than half complete, it is crucial to encourage motorists to stop at Woodburn to keep the local economy strong, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
October 5th, 2018
Kevin Hogan announces funding for Lismore City RSL to help our local veterans
Member for Page Kevin Hogan today has announced Government funding for essential advocacy and welfare services for veterans, serving members and their families, war widows and widowers in our community.
He said almost $2500 through the Bu
September 28th, 2018
DELIVERING POWER BILL RELIEF FOR NORTH COAST HOUSEHOLDS
The NSW Government has announced $15 million in clean energy funding for a new solar program aimed at saving low-income households hundreds of dollars each year on their power bills.
North Coast Nationals MPs Chris Gulaptis, Thomas George, Ben Franklin and Geo
September 23rd, 2018
Kevin Hogan endorsed as The Nationals candidate
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan was today elected as The Nationals candidate for our community at the upcoming Federal election.
“I am very humbled,” he said.
“I would like to thank all Nationals members for their support and also the broader community wh
September 3rd, 2018
Improved Facilities for Trinity Catholic College
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today turned the first sod on the $1.6 million upgrade of Trinity Catholic College’s Technical and Applied Studies facility following a Federal Government grant.
“Once complete, this will be a wonderful new facility for student
August 29th, 2018
New science laboratory for Casino Christian School
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said students and staff at Casino Christian School will have full use of a new state-of-the-art $1.3 million science laboratory including contemporary learning spaces and a staff preparation area thanks to funding from the Governmen
August 17th, 2018
Grants for organisations to get seniors online
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has called on community organisations to apply for a share of up to $20 million in funding to help get seniors online.
He said the Government was providing grants of up to $50,000 to local organisations to deliver free digital skills
August 15th, 2018
Claim what’s yours, Gulaptis and Hogan tell our drought-affected farmers
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan and State Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis today urged drought-affected farmers in our community to take advantage of the hardship assistance provided by the NSW and Federal Governments.
Both MPs said th