Australia to welcome 12,000 Syrian refugees

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan has urged the people of the Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley to get behind the Australian Government’s response to Syrian refugee crisis. He said the decision to welcome 12,000 additional refugees to Australia was the result of genuine concern for the human tragedy and unprecedented displacement of people from…

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New Transition to Work Service

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the release of the Exposure Draft of the Request for Proposal for the Australian Government’s new Transition to Work service for young job seekers. He said the Transition to Work service was the centrepiece of the Coalition Government’s $331 million Youth Employment Strategy announced in the Budget…

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Almost 29 million on its way to councils in Northern Rivers and Clarence Valley

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan said councils in the Clarence Valley and Northern Rivers are set to benefit from funding under the Federal Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme in 2015-16. The Federal Government is providing $2.3 billion to councils nationwide in 2015-16. This includes $1.1 billion in Financial Assistance Grants already paid to councils…

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