Nymboida Community Hall Upgrade

Nymboida was devastated by the recent bushfires. More than 80 homes were destroyed, and livelihoods were shattered. It is an incredibly resilient community.   Clarence Valley Council received over $1.4 million in Federal Government grants to assist with bushfire recovery. Council has used this to upgrade important community assets.   Federal Member for Page Kevin…

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Clarence Valley Regional Airport Upgrade

During the recent bushfires, Clarence Valley Regional Airport was crucial for firefighting aircraft. It needs an upgrade to allow more emergency aircrafts to land at the facility.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan recently joined Clarence Valley Council Mayor Jim Simmons to officially announce $300,000 to improve the apron and build its capacity.  …

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Bert Rayner Bridge open to traffic

Findon Creek Road is an important access route for local farmers and residents. It had a single-lane timber bridge that was in poor condition. This restricted access for heavy vehicles and needed replacing to ensure safety.   Kyogle Council received funding to replace the original bridge with a new 52m concrete bridge.   Federal Member…

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Kyogle Council Bushfire Recovery

Kyogle Council received a $1.3 million Federal Government grant to assist with bushfire recovery. Council has distributed this through various businesses and community organisations.     Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan recently joined Kyogle Council Mayor Danielle Mulholland to officially announce some of the recipients in Woodenbong.   Mr Hogan said the funds were…

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Rappville Bushfire Recovery Grants

Rappville was devastated by the recent bushfires. More than 50 homes were destroyed, lives were lost, and livelihoods were shattered. It is an incredibly resilient community.   Richmond Valley Council received over $1.4 million in Federal Government grants to assist with bushfire recovery. Council has used this to rebuild important community infrastructure.   Federal Member…

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Kyogle Bridges – 190 done, 130 to go

Needhams Road is a key access route for local farming and forestry industries. Due to a single-lane timber bridge with a load limit of 25 tonnes, heavy vehicles had restricted access.   Kyogle Council received funding to replace the original bridge with a new 35m concrete bridge. This removed previous weight restrictions.   These bridges…

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Regional Express (Rex) restart local flights

Regional Express (Rex) has announced it will restart regional services in Grafton, Lismore and Ballina. This is due to the Regional Airline Network Support (RANS) program, funded by the Federal Government.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the program provides assistance to maintain a minimal weekly schedule to regional areas.   “Rex was…

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Community Landcare project given a boost

Envite Environment has been working with schools on important local environmental projects. They improve the health of the Wilsons River through removing weeds and planting local natives.   Educators have been holding school based workshops about the importance of this work. Landcare groups have also been hosting training days to allow people to gain practical…

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