Festivals Australia applications open

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan is encouraging regional artists and organisations to apply for the Festivals Australia program. The program provides around $1.2 million each year for high quality arts and cultural projects in regional and remote Australia that support community participation and audience engagement. “I encourage organisations in the Northern Rivers and Coffs…

I attended the Richmond Valley Australia Day celebrations at Woodburn. It was a great day. It was wonderful to see all the award nominees and recipients from our Australia Day Awards. Congratulations to Richmond Valley Council awardees: Brian O’Farrell (Citizen of the Year), Aideen Yourell (Young Citizen of the Year), Bill Bartier (Volunteer of the Year),…

Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner: The champion of regional and rural health reform

  Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed the appointment of the country’s first National Rural Health Commissioner.  He said the Commissioner will be an independent and high-profile advocate for regional, and is part of important reforms to regional and rural health in Australia.  “The people of regional an rural Australia are the heart…