Know your rights when salespeople come knocking

FEDERAL member for Page Kevin Hogan has reminded householders about their rights when a door-to-door salespeople knock on their door following a High Court win by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. “Consumers are able to avoid door-to-door salespeople by displaying a ‘Do Not Knock’ sticker on their door,” Mr Hogan said. “If door-to-door salespeople…

Life gets easier for small businesses

FEDERAL member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed the Federal Government’s move to make life easier for small business, taking the first step to reduce the compliance burden employers’ face when making superannuation contributions for their workers. As part of this first step the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will take over the running of the…

GST win for moveable home residents

FEDERAL member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed the Australian Tax Office’s decision not to levy the GST on moveable homes. “This is great news and a wonderful Christmas present for the hundreds of moveable home residents in Page,” Mr Hogan said. “Just this morning I addressed moveable home residents at Casino Resort who were…

Kevin chalks up his 100th day in the job

KEVIN Hogan spent his 100th day as the Federal member for Page getting on with the job. In the short 100 days of Australia’s 44th Parliament, Mr Hogan has already turned the first sod on the Pacific Highway’s Teven to Pimlico diversion, which is part of the $564.6 million planning and preconstruction work to allow…

Tribute to Paralympian Jacqueline Freney

PARLIAMENTARY SPEECH CONGRATULATING JACQUELINE FRENEY ON BEING NAMED NSW YOUNG PERSON OF THE YEAR Mr HOGAN ( Page ) ( 13:55 ): I rise to acknowledge a great Australian Paralympian swimmer, Jacqueline Freney, who last month was named New South Wales Young Australian of the Year. Although Jacqueline and her family live just outside my electorate, in the seaside village of…

Preparations for Anzac Centenary

FEDERAL member for Page Kevin Hogan met with the newly appointed Anzac Centenary committee in Casino on Monday as they begin their job of sifting through proposals on how to mark this historic national event in Page. Mr Hogan set up the community committee to make recommendations on how to distribute Federal Government grants in…

New McGrath Foundation breast cancer nurse

A MCGRATH Foundation Breast Cancer Nurse will be based at Lismore Community Health Centre under an expansion of the McGrath Foundation program funded by the Federal Government. Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the breast care nurse would take up the position in the first half of 2014. Mr Hogan said the nurse would support…