Yamba’s new roundabout has calming effect

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today inspected Yamba’s new Federal Government funded roundabout at the intersection of River and Coldstream streets. “This is a great outcome for the community. Not only does the new roundabout ensure traffic moves smoothly, it also stops people speeding down River Street. “The Federal Government gave Clarence Council almost…

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.…

Million dollar boost for Lismore Baseball

  Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan was joined today by State Member for Lismore Thomas George to announce $1 million dollars in funding to upgrade, revitalise and construct new infrastructure at the Albert Park Baseball Complex. “It is great that we are able to recognise today the strong role that baseball plays in Lismore.…

Woolgoolga Advertiser Column: July 2017

I recently spoke in Parliament about our community members who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours list. I would like to congratulate John Murray who was awarded an Emergency Service Medal for his 15 years commitment to the Woolgoolga Marine Rescue unit and Robert Cox from Corindi Beach who received the Australian Fire Service…

Northern Rivers Echo Column: July 6, 2017

It was great to attend the 70th anniversary dinner for the East Lismore Hockey Club on the weekend. They are a wonderful club with much reason to celebrate. I would like to acknowledge the night’s organisers Tracey Drew, Judy Mallett, Janelle Pitman and Jim Savin. Thanks also to the club’s executive: president Chris Clark, secretary…