$250 MILLION TO BOOST OUR BUSHFIRE RECOVERY

Businesses and communities in bushfire impacted regions will have access to a new fund for local infrastructure and initiatives that will drive economic recovery.   The $250 million Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, co-funded by the NSW and Federal governments, will open to applications on 27 October 2020.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan…

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Bonalbo all geared up for new BMX track

Bonalbo is set for a funding boost with new money announced to improve a number of important community facilities.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said $280,000 will be spent to provide improvements to Council owned community facilities. “This funding will be used to upgrade the BMX track to an asphalt pump track, and…

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Better access to life changing medicines for liver cancer, eye conditions and Parkinson’s disease

Australians suffering from liver cancer, myopia and Parkinson’s disease will soon have new treatment options, with amended PBS listings on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) coming into effect.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the Federal Government will provide over $230 million to expand the listing Tecentriq® and Avastin® (atezolizumab and bevacizumab) on…

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Going for Growth

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed the 2020-21 Federal Budget, which was presented to the Parliament tonight.   “Jobs – that is what this budget is about,” Mr Hogan said.   “It will help those who are out of work get into work, and help those who are in a job stay in…

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Bright lights for McKittrick Park

The Federal Government announced a new Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program (LRCI) earlier this year.   This program is designed to support councils deliver priority infrastructure projects to support jobs and help communities bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said Clarence Valley Council received over $2 million…

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