Bonalbo Hall goes Solar to reduce costs

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said Bonalbo & District Community Hall will benefit from Government funding for a new solar electricity system under the Solar Communities Program. He said the hall has received more than $10,000 to install rooftop photovoltaic panels which would help to lower electricity costs and reduce carbon emissions. “The Bonalbo…

Another Mobile Black Spot fixed

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today switched on a new base station in Bonalbo, part of the Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. “This new mobile base station in Bonalbo will bring a much-needed boost to mobile coverage in the area, providing benefits to emergency service operators, businesses, and residents,” Mr Hogan said. “Communities that…

Sod turned on Driver Training course

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today helped turn the first sod on Stage 1 of the Southern Cross LADS Driver Education Facility near Lismore. “This project has been talked about since our community’s tragic loss of four young lives in a car crash at Broken Head Road in 2006,” Mr Hogan said. “Any life…

Northern Rivers Echo Column: May 11, 2017

I recently awarded 17 teenagers with Young Sporting Champion Awards and a $500 cheque to help cover the cost of them representing our community at state and federal level in their chosen sport. Congratulations to Ethan Elliott, Matilda Elliott, Ethan Hooker, Brooke Hofmeyer, Matilda Narvo, Jacob Ponton, Madeline Mitchell, Eloise Davis, Matthew Hallmann, Taidgh Williams-Kolas,…

A budget for the regions

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said our local community was a winner from this year’s budget with the government investing heavily in regional infrastructure. “The injection of $200 million for the Building Better Regions Fund to almost $500 million is great news for our community. This program has previously funded local projects like the…