New disability ramp allows for easier access

Jagun Aged and Community Care needed a new disability ramp to allow access to their outdoor area. The Federal Government provided a $10,000 grant to assist with this project.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the centre does a fantastic job bringing elderly community members together.    “It was great to see the new ramp open for use today,” Mr Hogan said.    “They couldn’t get people with…

Cheaper medicine for over 500,000 patients

Cheaper medicine is avaliable for more than 500,000 patients, with price reductions for common scripts and new medicines added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “In some cases this will save over $100,000 per patient,” “Medicines to treat lung cancer, lymphoblastic and acute leukaemia, and nausea associated…

More Aged Care beds and more jobs

Nearly 100 construction jobs and 15 skilled permanent local jobs are to be created in Kyogle thanks to more than $4.7 million in Federal Government grants, Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan said. “The Whiddon Group came to me concerned that their Aged Care Facility would not be able to accommodate the elderly in their…