Consultations start on Food Labelling

Federal member of Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the start of consultations and in-depth consumer research into delivering clearer and more consistent country of origin labelling for food sold in Australia. He said the Government wanted country of origin labelling that gives consumers the information they need without imposing excessive costs on industry. Minister for…

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A CCTV camera going to a corner near you!

RICHMOND Valley Council is putting criminals and would-be offenders on notice – you will soon have nowhere to hide in Casino’s CBD. Council has accepted a tender from SAT Pty Ltd, a Sydney-based radio communications consultancy, to implement its $463,000 closed circuit television (CCTV) project that has been funded by the Federal Government. Up to…

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$150 million for special medical training

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan welcomed the announcement the Specialist Training Programme and the Emergency Medicine Programme would have their funding extended for 2016. He said the Government would contribute more than $150 million to the two programmes that have proven records in the successful training of the next generation of medical professionals. “Many…

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Casino Drill Hall

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed today’s visit to Casino by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, Darren Chester, to discuss future plans for the Casino Drill Hall. Mr Hogan arranged the meeting after the local community expressed concerns regarding the Department of Defence’s plans to sell the hall and surrounding…

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Protecting Australians’ savings accounts

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan said the Government is delivering on its commitment to protect the savings of Australians through improvements to the way that unclaimed money in savings accounts and life insurance policies is managed. He said the Government is restoring the time bank accounts and life insurance policies can be inactive before…

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