Northern Rivers Echo Column: July 20 2017

Last week I was joined by Senator Nigel Scullion to announce funding of $1.7 million to reduce family violence. This money will also support youths in our community. The funding will deliver a safe and trauma-informed service to reduce family violence. It will work with men to encourage behavioural change, including through cognitive behavioural therapy.…

Headspace for Grafton

 Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the announcement of a Headspace for Grafton along with a range of additional mental health services that are being rolled-out across the Clarence Valley. “This is fantastic news that the Clarence Valley will have its own Headspace,” he said. “Greg Hunt became Health Minister a few weeks…

Support for Rekindling the Spirit

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced almost $500,000 in funding for the Aboriginal community organisation Rekindling The Spirit. Mr Hogan said the funding would be used to operate Rekindling The Spirit’s Social and Emotional Well-Being Counselling Service and its Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service. “I am committed to working closely with Indigenous…