New suicide prevention program

Lifeline Northern Rivers will trial a new well-being and suicide prevention program, SCARF, designed to specifically for rural suicide prevention, in partnership with the NSW Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health. The trial is on Wednesday March 19 with places limited to 20. For more information call Lifeline on 6622 4133. The NSW Centre…

Kevin launches Disability Jobs Search

FEDERAL member for Page Kevin Hogan has urged all employers to back the campaign to find 50 jobs this month for people living with a disability. “I am happy to be the Ambassador for this terrific project,” Mr Hogan said launching the drive. “Many of us have, or will have in the future, a family…

Green Army on the way

FEDERAL member for Page Kevin Hogan said the introduction of Green Army legislation in Parliament last week represented the delivery of another key election commitment. “This program is an opportunity for young people aged between 17 and 24 to gain training and experience in environmental and heritage conservation fields and explore careers in conservation management,”…

Grant for historical society

THE Richmond River Historical Society will receive $1500 to go towards its operating costs under the Federal Government’s Grants to Voluntary Environment, Sustainability and Heritage Organisations (GVESHO). “The dedicated volunteers from the Richmond River Historical Society have built up an extensive collection that tells the history of our region and has won countless awards for…