Investing in education

Kevin speaks in Parliament about the Federal Government investing in education Mr HOGAN (Page) (16:00): In addressing this MPI (Matter of Public Importance) we cannot look at the last six months in isolation. Certainly we can talk about—and I will talk about—what we have done in the last six months and what we are going…

Delivering for our Military Superannuants

The Coalition Government will introduce legislation this week that will deliver fair indexation to Defence Forces Retirement Benefits scheme (DFRB) and Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits scheme (DFRDB) military superannuants, aged 55 and over, from July 1. Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan said the legislation would honour the Government’s pre-election commitment to fair indexation.…

Entries open for Lismore Young Songwriters comp

Entries for the 2014 Young Songwriters Competition open today. The Young Songwriters Competition provides emerging young talent aged 12 to 25 with a platform to show off their lyrics, musicianship and performance skills. The annual Young Songwriters Competition is now a joint initiative of Lismore City Council and headspace, which recently opened in Lismore. The…

The final tunnel breakthrough

UPGRADES on the Pacific Highway are on track to bring safety and efficiency benefits to thousands of motorists who use the highway every day. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss today welcomed the breakthrough of the southbound tunnel at St Helena Hill, a major milestone for the $862 million…