ADDITIONAL $76 MILLION FOR MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT TO BUSHFIRE AFFECTED COMMUNITIES

We are providing immediate and ongoing free counselling and support to individuals, families and emergency services workers affected by the bushfires. Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the funding includes: $44.3 million for counselling and psychological services for people in fire affected communities $5.7 million for trauma informed care training and care coordination $2.7…

LISMORE TENNIS CLUB UPGRADES

Great to join the Lismore Tennis Club for their Christmas Party, and to officially open the Centres upgrade yesterday. The club came to me looking to update the 12 court facility which was in poor condition. I was able to secure a Community Sport Infrastructure grant for $200,000. The upgrades include repairing and resurfacing the…

SUMMERLAND FARM EXPANSION

Our community has faced tough and emotional times over the past weeks with drought and fires. This good news story today is from Summerland Farm. They employ over 100 people in our community with a disability. They came to me last year with a proposal to upgrade their facility at Alstonville. This was to ensure…