Work for the Dole to the Seabird Rescue

Ballina’s Seabird Rescue is an excellent example of a community based Work for the Dole project which is delivering positive outcomes for both participants and the host organisation, Assistant Minister for Employment Luke Hartsuyker said today. Minister Hartsuyker and Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today met with representatives from Seabird Rescue and Tursa Employment…

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Hogan welcomes Ice Taskforce

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the establishment of an Ice Taskforce as the first step in a “whole of Government’ approach to fighting the scourge of Ice. “This is a very important first step in developing a National Ice Action Strategy to tackle what is fast becoming a major health, social and…

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Consultations start on Food Labelling

Federal member of Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the start of consultations and in-depth consumer research into delivering clearer and more consistent country of origin labelling for food sold in Australia. He said the Government wanted country of origin labelling that gives consumers the information they need without imposing excessive costs on industry. Minister for…

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A CCTV camera going to a corner near you!

RICHMOND Valley Council is putting criminals and would-be offenders on notice – you will soon have nowhere to hide in Casino’s CBD. Council has accepted a tender from SAT Pty Ltd, a Sydney-based radio communications consultancy, to implement its $463,000 closed circuit television (CCTV) project that has been funded by the Federal Government. Up to…

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$150 million for special medical training

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan welcomed the announcement the Specialist Training Programme and the Emergency Medicine Programme would have their funding extended for 2016. He said the Government would contribute more than $150 million to the two programmes that have proven records in the successful training of the next generation of medical professionals. “Many…

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