Payment boost for Age Pensioners

Kevin Hogan has today welcomed the news of another payment increase for the 22,000 age pensioners in the Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley. “These increases will see the maximum Age Pension rise to $867 a fortnight for single pensioners and $1,307 for couples combined,” Kevin Hogan said. “Since being elected, the Age Pension has increased…

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Australia to welcome 12,000 Syrian refugees

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan has urged the people of the Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley to get behind the Australian Government’s response to Syrian refugee crisis. He said the decision to welcome 12,000 additional refugees to Australia was the result of genuine concern for the human tragedy and unprecedented displacement of people from…

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New Transition to Work Service

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the release of the Exposure Draft of the Request for Proposal for the Australian Government’s new Transition to Work service for young job seekers. He said the Transition to Work service was the centrepiece of the Coalition Government’s $331 million Youth Employment Strategy announced in the Budget…

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