April 11th, 2019
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed the calling of the election on May 18.
"It is a great honour to be our community’s representative in Canberra. I have and always will have, our community’s interests front and centre."
“In this role it is about integrity, I say what I believe and I do what
April 3rd, 2019
A Budget for our Community
“Great news in the budget for local projects. $332 million allocated this year and $221 million next year to complete the duplication of the Pacific Highway by 2020, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“Also both the Regional Growth Fund and the Building Better Regions Fund ha
March 21st, 2019
$200 million to reduce out of pocket costs for scans
The out-of-pocket medical expenses will be reduced for families needing life-saving scans like ultrasounds and X-rays with an almost $200 million investment, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“It is the first time in 20 years the indexation of Medicare Be
March 20th, 2019
Pensioners to receive increase in payments
Pension payments including the Age Pension, Disability Support Pension and Carer Payment will increase by $9.90 a fortnight to $926.20 for singles, and by $14.80 a fortnight to $1,396.20 for couples combined, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“Since we were fir
March 20th, 2019
Kevin Hogan welcomes end of $1 milk
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed the announcement that Coles and Aldi will stop selling $1 a litre milk.
“I applaud this decision and the work done by Agriculture Minister David Littleproud in breaking the back of the $1 a litre milk model,” he said.
March 18th, 2019
LISMORE ONE STEP CLOSER TO FLOOD FREE FUTURE
A major effort to reduce the flood risk facing businesses and residents in Lismore has begun with Member for Lismore Thomas George, Nationals Candidate for Lismore Austin Curtin and Lismore City Council (LCC) Mayor Isaac Smith turning the first sod on Lismore’s flood miti
February 22nd, 2019
Cyclone Oma Prompts Severe Weather Warning
A Severe Weather Warning has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for abnormally, high tides, damaging and hazardous surf, and damaging winds covering an area from Tweed Heads, south to Yamba as a result of Cyclone Oma.
Abnormally high tides may cause sea water flooding
February 17th, 2019
New mower and shed for Goonellabah Football Club
The time it takes volunteers to mow the three fields at Goonellabah Football Club will be halved, thanks to a grant announced by the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan.
“The club came to me because it takes its volunteers about nine hours every week to mow its three
February 14th, 2019
Assistance for those hit by bushfire
Families and farmers affected by this week’s bushfires in the Kyogle and Tenterfield shires can now apply for Disaster Recovery Assistance, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“While the full extent of the damage caused by the fires is still being determined, it’s
February 12th, 2019
Kitchen upgrade at Broadwater Rileys Hill Community Centre
A new kitchen at Broadwater Rileys Hill Community Centre will make life much easier for its volunteers and allow more community groups to use it, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said, announcing a grant to upgrade the facilities.
“The Centre is a great
February 10th, 2019
Grant to Grafton Sporting Car Club to resurface Mountain View Motorsport track
The Hill Climb at the Grafton Sporting Car Club‘s Mountain View racing track has to be resurfaced. It needs to do this to accreditation to hold National and State Championships.
The tracks were last resurfaced in the early 1990s and now
February 10th, 2019
Two grants to upgrade Evans Head Bombers’ change rooms
The new Evans Head Bombers’ Women’s Tag Team will no longer be forced to share an open shower room with male teams, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said, announcing two grants totalling $53,000 to upgrade the club’s facilities.
“The club came to me
February 7th, 2019
Driving down cost of Child Care in our community
Our Government’s Child Care reforms are driving down out-of-pocket costs for parents across the community, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“Since our Child Care Subsidy was introduced on 2 July 2018, out-of-pocket Child Care costs for families had reduced
February 5th, 2019
$54.5 million for Type 1 Diabetes research
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan welcomed the Government’s announcement of $54.5 million for research into Type 1 Diabetes, saying it gives new hope to those in our community living with the disease.
“Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Australia will receive
February 4th, 2019
Ulmarra Tennis Court gets a resurface thanks to Government grant
Court 2 at the Ulmarra Tennis Club will be levelled and resurfaced with synthetic grass thanks to a Federal Government grant of almost $15,000, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“Court 2 was a bit old and worn. The Club came to me asking f
February 1st, 2019
New jobs as Macadamia Facility expands
New local jobs will be created with the expansion of Oneva Holdings’ Macadamia facility at Alstonville, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“This time last year I announced a grant of almost $150,000 to kick-start the expansion that will create new local jobs,” h
February 1st, 2019
Investing in our local community sporting groups
A fit-out of Yamba Football Club’s Clubhouse, made possible by a Federal Government grant of more than $5200, will allow more local groups to use its facilities, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“Yamba Football Club has a strong focus on the social nat
February 1st, 2019
Investing in our local community sporting organisations
Existing cricket nets at Harwood Cricket Club will be up upgraded and more practice nets added thanks to a Federal Government grant of $25,000, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“This wonderful news for the club and the community,” he said.
January 31st, 2019
Local schools encouraged to take action against bullying
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan is encouraging teachers and school leaders in our community to take action against bullying.
He said registrations are now open for schools to sign up to the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence on Friday 15 M
January 25th, 2019
Medicines for the treatment of psoriasis listed on the PBS
Two new drugs for the treatment of the skin condition psoriasis are now more affordable after the Government listed them on the PBS, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“Patients currently pay around $30,200 a year for Tremfya and $32,600 a year for I
January 22nd, 2019
Election rules – signage and candidate support
Lismore City Council is appealing to the community and election candidates to be aware of the regulations regarding election signage in the lead-up to the 2019 state and federal elections.
Council is asking people to do the right thing to avoi
January 21st, 2019
Help on the way for lung cancer patients
Members of our community who have lung cancer will save close to $90,000 each year after the Government listed Tagrisso on the PBS, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said.
“Patients currently pay close to $8,000 per script or almost $88,000 per year for this treat
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