New treatment for cancer approved for PBS listing

Pancreatic cancer drug Abraxane will be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from November 1. The Australian Government has committed over $92 million over four years to subsidise Abraxaneon the PBS. Pancreatic cancer is highly aggressive with very few treatment options. Member for Page, Kevin Hogan said more than 1,500 patients would benefit each…

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SCAMMERS target Page

  Over the past few weeks the office of Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan, has had numerous calls alerting us to a scam offering people free IPads, Laptops and other devices in return for signing up to online courses.   People outside Centrelink, in local caravan parks and on Facebook are being approached with…

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Boost to Page through local government grants

NEW payments to councils in Page are being made today under the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme. Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the Federal Government is providing $2.3 billion to local councils nationwide in 2014-15 alone, including $715.7 million to NSW councils. Councils in Page will receive a total of $28,796,933 this…

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Support for Rekindling the Spirit

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced almost $500,000 in funding for the Aboriginal community organisation Rekindling The Spirit. Mr Hogan said the funding would be used to operate Rekindling The Spirit’s Social and Emotional Well-Being Counselling Service and its Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service. “I am committed to working closely with Indigenous…

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Hogan announces $1.5 million for two community support programmes

The Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced funding of $1.47 million for two community support programmes operated by Grafton-based Cranes Community Support. Mr Hogan said Cranes’ Family Relationship Skills Programme (FRSP) will receive $929,725 over five years to support families, strengthen relationships, improve the well-being of children and young people and increase the…

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