Australian Small Business Advisory Services programme to help local businesses

More low cost help for small business is about to be made available as part of the Federal Government’s Australian Small Business Advisory Programme (ASBAS) Federal member of Page Kevin Hogan has announced. “The Government will make available $18 million over three years for chambers of commerce, business enterprise centres and industry groups to deliver…

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Science to boost competitiveness in Page

  Schools in Page will benefit from a significant Australian Government investment to improve the focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. The Australian Government will invest $12 million in primary and secondary schools across the country to ensure young Australians are equipped with the necessary skills for the economy of the future.…

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Regional air services in Page get vital funding boost

COMMUNITIES in Page will welcome the Government introducing assistance for regional passenger flights through the Enroute Charges Payment Scheme. Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan,  praised the Government’s decision to open applications for the Scheme this month, with airlines like Rex,  able to claim for eligible services flown since 1 July 2014. “We are fulfilling…

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Early works progress on Woolgoolga to Ballina

REGIONAL Australia’s longest major road project is gearing up, with further early works underway on the 155 kilometre upgrade of the Pacific Highway from Woolgoolga to Ballina. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the Australian and New South Wales Governments were jointly contributing $564.6 million to this project. “With…

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