SCU receives $320,000 in research funding

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan today congratulated Southern Cross University for receiving funding of $320,000 from the Australian Government to fund a collaborative research project. Funding for the project has been awarded under the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme, with funding to commence in July 2014. “The funding awarded to Southern Cross…

Beef exports recovering after six years of Labor neglect

Significant increases in cattle, beef and veal exports are demonstrating that under the Coalition Government, Australia is once again open for business. Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, said the latest figures show that things are looking up after years of Labor neglect and sabotage of the meat and livestock industries. “While ongoing drought conditions have…

Goonellabah shortlisted for HIPPY funding

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed the announcement that Goonellabah has been shortlisted for the next round of the Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY). HIPPY is a $100 million Australian Government-funded initiative which helps Indigenous communities put their children on the path to school success. “Goonellabah is among 31 sites…