Disaster assistance following recent storms

Disaster assistance has been made available for communities in response to severe storms which have caused widespread damage.   Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said that the community experienced major disruptions due to the heavy rainfall which caused significant…

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$35 MILLION IN LOCAL ROAD SAFETY FUNDING

Local road safety projects are rolling out across the North Coast in a $35 million blitz designed to reduce road trauma and save lives.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the Australian and NSW Governments were working together to ensure works start immediately and are completed by June to get people home sooner…

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Kevin Hogan presents Bravery Award

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today presented a Royal Humane Society of NSW Bronze Medal Bravery Award to Kevin Dowd.   Mr Hogan said these awards recognise the incredible life-saving efforts of people whose exceptional thinking and rapid responses saved lives in our community.   “During an incident at Bunnings Lismore in September 2016,…

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New jobs as Macadamia Facility expands

Oneva Holdings is a local business that processes local food to create unique food products. They work with a range of local farmers and chefs to create their products.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced new funding for Oneva Holdings to upgrade their manufacturing equipment.   “This funding has been used to…

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Woolgoolga Sports Complex builder announced

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan and State Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh have welcomed the appointment of Lahey Constructions as the principal contractor for the Wiigulga Sports Complex.   It was recently announced that the official name of the new facility would be the ‘Wiigulga Sports Complex’, recognising the Gumbaynggirr and Garby communities.…

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Supporting our local shows

Clarence Pastoral & Agricultural Society Ltd (Grafton Show) is vitally important event for the Clarence Valley. It has been running since 1867 and is a time for our whole community to come together.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today joined Grafton Show President Rex Green following the announcement of funding to assist the…

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$1 million upgrade for Grafton Saleyards

The Grafton Regional Livestock Selling Centre (Grafton Saleyards) is a vitally important facility for our community. It provides direct economic and social benefits for the Clarence Valley and our wider region.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced a $1 million grant had been approved for a significant upgrade at the Saleyards.  …

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Upgrade of Riverview Park

Riverview Park in South Lismore is used by schools and community groups all year round, hosting sporting carnivals and events. It is an important community asset.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan secured a $60,000 Federal Government grant to construct a covered area with concrete flooring.   “This is great news for community groups…

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