$7.2 million boost for local governments in Clarence Valley and Northern Rivers

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan said local governments in the Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley will benefit from delivery of the latest tranche of funding under the Australian Government’s four-year $9.3 billion Financial Assistance Grants programme. He said $7,199,237 is being provided to local governments in the Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley under the…

Work for the Dole to the Seabird Rescue

Ballina’s Seabird Rescue is an excellent example of a community based Work for the Dole project which is delivering positive outcomes for both participants and the host organisation, Assistant Minister for Employment Luke Hartsuyker said today. Minister Hartsuyker and Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today met with representatives from Seabird Rescue and Tursa Employment…

Hogan welcomes Ice Taskforce

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the establishment of an Ice Taskforce as the first step in a “whole of Government’ approach to fighting the scourge of Ice. “This is a very important first step in developing a National Ice Action Strategy to tackle what is fast becoming a major health, social and…

Consultations start on Food Labelling

Federal member of Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the start of consultations and in-depth consumer research into delivering clearer and more consistent country of origin labelling for food sold in Australia. He said the Government wanted country of origin labelling that gives consumers the information they need without imposing excessive costs on industry. Minister for…