Rebuilding Rappville

Rappville was devastated by the Black Summer bushfires. More than 50 homes were destroyed, lives were lost, and livelihoods were shattered. It is an incredibly resilient community.   Richmond Valley Council received over $1.4 million in Federal Government grants to assist with bushfire recovery. Council allocated $500,000 of this to rebuild Rappville Community Hall. BizRebuild,…

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Breakthrough PBS listings to benefit thousands of Australians

Thousands of Australians living with schizophrenia, liver disease, lymphoma and anaphylaxis now have access to new treatments through new and amended listings on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).   Australians with schizophrenia now have access to the antipsychotic Reagila® (cariprazine). It is expected that over 39,500 Australians will benefit from this new treatment option. Without…

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Funding to bring life back to Bungawalbin

The Black Summer bushfires burnt through almost the entire Bungawalbin area in the Richmond Valley, devastating the local community and destroying habitats for threatened species.   $368,696 in combined Federal and State Government funding has been announced to support environmental restoration across 17,620 ha of public and private land.   Federal Member for Page Kevin…

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Environmental recovery in Clarence Valley

The Black Summer Bushfires caused devastation through large areas of the natural environment across the Clarence Valley, destroying flora and fauna and habitats for threatened species.   $918,488 in combined Federal and State Government funding has been announced to support environmental restoration across the Clarence.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said this project…

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National Skills Week 2021

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan is marking National Skills Week 2021 by reminding the community of the incredible opportunities of a skilled career.   “Thousands of people in our region have made use of the skills and training pathways available through the record levels of federal funding,” Mr Hogan said.   “These opportunities are…

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