CLARENCE WAY SET FOR $5 MILLION UPGRADE

A multi-million funding injection to upgrade to unsealed sections of the Clarence Way will improve access for local agricultural and forestry industries and regional freight connecting Grafton to the Bruxner Highway.   Making the announcement today, Federal Member for Page and State Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis said both governments will co-fund the project to…

$17.8 MILLION FOR LOCAL PROJECTS

The Page Electorate is set for a major boost with new funding announced for 41 projects across the Lismore, Kyogle, Richmond Valley and Clarence Valley Local Government Area’s (LGA). Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said this funding is designed to support councils deliver priority infrastructure projects. “$17.8 million will be used to support jobs…

$6 million upgrade for Casino Meatworks

Northern Co-operative Meat Company Ltd (NCMC) has received a significant boost to upgrade production facilities.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack today visited NCMC following the final approval of funding.   “I secured $1.55 million in Federal Government funding to put towards the construction of a state-of-the-art retail…

$9,640 FOR JABIRU GEENBIENGA WETLANDS RESTORATION

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced $9,640 for Jabiru Geenbienga Wetlands Restoration under the Federal Government’s Communities Environment Program.   Mr Hogan said this program is all about harnessing the passion of grassroots community organisations to deliver practical local projects that directly improve our local environment.   “This will support the wetlands team…

DROUGHT AND FIRE ASSISTANCE

DROUGHT AND FIRE ASSISTANCE As our community continues to face challenges with both the drought and fires, I want to ensure everyone in is aware of the assistance that is available. You, or you may know of a neighbour or friend who could benefit from this information. Farmers and small businesses that have been hit by…