Pensioners to receive increase in payments

Pension payments including the Age Pension, Disability Support Pension and Carer Payment will increase by $9.90 a fortnight to $926.20 for singles, and by $14.80 a fortnight to $1,396.20 for couples combined, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “Since we were first elected, the Age Pension has increased by $117.80 per fortnight for…

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Cougars get new $126,000 facility

New modern change rooms and toilets at the Coutts Crossing Cougars Football Club will see an increase in players, especially women teams, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said opening the new $126,000 facility. Mr Hogan was joined at the opening by the Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis. “The Club currently doesn’t have proper…

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$6 million upgrade of Crozier and Oakes Ovals

The Stage 2 upgrade of facilities at Crozier and Oakes Ovals will attract more than 20,000 additional tourists a year, spending over $2.3 million in our local businesses, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said, announcing a $6 million grant for the project. “The upgrades, which will create the Lismore Regional Sports Hub, will…

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Kyogle’s history preserved, future secured

The revitalised heritage-listed Kyogle Memorial Institute Hall will attract more visitors and create local jobs, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “This is a wonderful project that has reinstated the building’s original entrance on the main-street,” he said. “Other work included alterations to the first floor area to create a space for an…

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