Isabella A capella receives Grant funding

Kevin Hogan, Federal member for Page has today congratulated Lismore’s Isabella A cappella group on receiving grant funding of $25,000. The funding is for a project entitled “The ‘Hana Wa Saku’ Isabella a cappella friendship tour”. This will promote awareness of the special friendship that exists between Lismore and Japan. The project also tells highlights…

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Child Care Pilot Program Announced

Kevin Hogan has today invited Nurses, farmers, police, emergency service employees and other parents to participate in the Australian Government’s new Nanny Pilot Programme from early 2016. “Many workers within our community struggle to match their work hours with conventional childcare options. This program aims to provide access to these families.” Kevin Hogan said Minister…

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Hogan heads Farming Co-operative Taskforce

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has today welcomed his appointment by Agriculture Minister Barnaby to head a taskforce looking into expanding the role of farming co-operatives. “The recent Agriculture white paper committed $13.8 Million to improving Agriculture Co-operatives. Our region has some of the best examples of successful Co-operatives with the Meatworks and NORCO…

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Senate team visit the Northern Rivers

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed the Nationals Senate team to the Northern Rivers today. “This visit gave representatives from over 30 industry and community groups the chance to discuss their issues with Ministers and Senators” Kevin Hogan said. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion met with local representatives from JLEP Indigenous Employment,…

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Payment boost for Age Pensioners

Kevin Hogan has today welcomed the news of another payment increase for the 22,000 age pensioners in the Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley. “These increases will see the maximum Age Pension rise to $867 a fortnight for single pensioners and $1,307 for couples combined,” Kevin Hogan said. “Since being elected, the Age Pension has increased…

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