32 Extra Aged Care Spots for Kyogle

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today officially opened the $12 million extension of Kyogle’s Whiddon Group Aged Care Facility Extension.   “With this extension, over 60 of our locals will be able to stay in the area, closer to their home and their families,” Mr Hogan said.   “This upgrade has included the construction…

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Disaster relief following storms and floods

Disaster recovery assistance is now available to the Clarence Valley, Coffs Harbour, Richmond Valley, Lismore, and Kyogle local government areas following the severe storms and floods.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said funding is available through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).   “Severe weather and flooding has caused significant…

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Rex reinstates Grafton and Lismore routes

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the announcement that Rex has reinstated the Grafton and Lismore routes that were set for closure at the end of this month.   “I am extremely pleased that they have reconsidered and are now reinstating this important service to our community,” Mr Hogan said.   “Rex will…

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Unemployment rate falls to 5.8%

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has today welcomed the latest Australian job figures.   “The unemployment rate plunged from 6.3 per cent to 5.8 per cent in February, as the economy added 88,700 jobs in the month,” Mr Hogan said.   “Employment increased to 13,006,900 and is now only 1800 under its pre-COVID peak…

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New apprentice and trainee jobs

New job opportunities will be created for apprentices and trainees across our community with the expansion of a targeted wage subsidy program.   The Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy program was fully subscribed, helping to create 100,000 apprenticeships in less than five months.   The Program will now become demand driven and expanded for a…

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Safer and Stronger Australia

Australia is leading the world in fighting COVID-19 and our economy is one of the strongest globally. Last week Australia’s latest National Accounts were released and showed our recovery plan is working.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said our performance on both the health and the economic fronts is world-leading. “Real GDP increased…

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Brunswick Heads bridge celebrated at official opening

Brunswick Heads’ iconic South Arm Bridge has officially opened following its major timber restoration.   Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the bridge’s restoration was jointly funded by the Federal Government under the Bridges Renewal Program and by Byron Shire Council.   “The Bridges Renewal Program…

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$35 MILLION IN LOCAL ROAD SAFETY FUNDING

Local road safety projects are rolling out across the North Coast in a $35 million blitz designed to reduce road trauma and save lives.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the Australian and NSW Governments were working together to ensure works start immediately and are completed by June to get people home sooner…

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