More homes set to enter NBN superfast era

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan said 1900 premises in the Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley are ready to join the superfast era with the NBN Co activating its fixed wireless network in the region, offering Internet speeds more than twice as fast as city-based ADSL connections. The fixed wireless network utilises advanced 4G technology…

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Local veterans benefit from funding boost

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced Federal Government funding to assist three ex-service organisations (ESOs) in the Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley to continue their important work with the local veteran community. Mr Hogan said the funding was part of the Australian Government’s Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants programme, which…

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Southern Cross University receives $1.2 million for new industry-university linkages

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan today congratulated Southern Cross University for receiving funding of $1.2 million from the Australian Government to fund three new collaborative research projects with industry partners. Funding for these projects has been awarded under the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme. “The funding awarded to Southern Cross University will…

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Help for the next generation of Elders

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced the Coota Girls Aboriginal Corp will receive $332,400 under the Australian Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) grant round to deliver a Safety and Wellbeing project for First Australians in Kyogle. “This is a wonderful project to establish a Coota Girls Centre to provide a range of support…

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White Paper is a strong plan for local farmers

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed the release of the Commonwealth Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper. “For the first time, Australia has a long-term plan to make agriculture stronger,” he said. Mr Hogan said the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper is a vital part of our plan to build a strong, prosperous economy and…

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Kevin Hogan meets the Bungawalbin Green Army

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan said young people involved in the Richmond River Riparian Restoration Project Green Army project have commenced on-ground works in Bungawalbin. “The Richmond River Riparian Restoration Project will benefit the Bungawalbin region through addressing threats to freshwater rivers and creeks on the floodplain and wetlands within the Richmond River catchment…

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