Eligibility of National Police Service Medal extended

FEDERAL Member for Page Kevin Hogan has announced that the Australian Government will extend the eligibility for the National Police Service Medal. Mr Hogan said until now, police officers whose service concluded between 14 February 1975 and 30 October 2008 were ineligible for this distinguished medal. The National Police Service Medal recognises 15 years’ ethical…

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Kevin saves local homeless services

FEDERAL member for Page Kevin Hogan said the future of two important services that keep young people on the North Coast from becoming homeless was now secured. “These services where under threat because their funding agreement was due to end on June 30 and nothing had been put in place for them in the previous…

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Grafton library opened today for lifelong learning

CLARENCE VALLEY’S Sir Earle Page Library and Education Centre officially opened today, heralding new opportunities for local study, learning and events. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the new library would act as a community hub, study centre and book lending service. “The Australian Government has invested $8 million…

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Hogan delivers on Casino and Ballina hospitals

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced a $3 million upgrade of the Emergency Department of Casino and District Memorial Hospital. The announcement comes just months after Mr Hogan confirmed that $4.5 million would be spent upgrading Ballina Hospital. “I committed a Coalition Government to $4.5 million for Ballina Hospital during the election campaign…

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Devils Pulpit bypass open to traffic

MOTORISTS will benefit from reduced travel times and improved road safety on the Pacific Highway with the Devils Pulpit upgrade opened to traffic today. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the Australian Government was getting on with the job of building national infrastructure projects for Australia’s future. “The…

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Repeal day a great day for jobs and small businesses in Page

Today the Government introduced legislation and tabled documents to repeal over 10,000 unnecessary and counter-productive pieces of legislation and regulations. More than 50,000 pages of unnecessary and costly legislation and regulations that are a dead weight on Australian businesses, community groups and households will be removed, Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “This will…

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Delivering for our Military Superannuants

The Coalition Government will introduce legislation this week that will deliver fair indexation to Defence Forces Retirement Benefits scheme (DFRB) and Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits scheme (DFRDB) military superannuants, aged 55 and over, from July 1. Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan said the legislation would honour the Government’s pre-election commitment to fair indexation.…

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