PACIFIC HIGHWAY UPGRADE OPENS NEW SECTIONS

The Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade has hit another major milestone with 15 kilometres of dual carriageway opening Thursday between Mororo and Devils Pulpit.   Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the final link in the Pacific Highway upgrade, the country’s largest regional road infrastructure project,…

Kevin Hogan announces funding Iluka-Woombah Men’s Shed

Iluka-Woombah Men’s Shed need to make upgrades to the shed to give the members more room to build their projects.      Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced two grants totalling $10,500 to start new projects.     “Men’s Sheds are a vital community assets and play an important role in the lives of many,” Mr Hogan said.    “This funding will allow them to install three- phase…

REX Airlines returns to Grafton

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced Regional Express (REX) flights will resume into Clarence Valley Airport at Grafton.   “I am extremely pleased that they have reconsidered and are now reinstating this important service for our community,” Mr Hogan said.   “I have continued to work with REX, Clarence Valley Council and the…

Work begins on new Performance Centre

Clarence Valley Anglican School students are now one step closer to a much needed upgrade to their Performing Arts Centre.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today officially turned the sod on the new facility.   “The current facilities do not provide the best opportunities for students to excel in their music subjects,” Mr…

GRAFTON RIVERSIDE PRECINCT TO BOOST TOURISM

Grafton is set for a major tourist boom thanks to a revitalisation of the Grafton Riverside Precinct.   Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack has today approved a $6.5 million Australian Government investment that will connect visitors and locals with the Clarence River, boosting the town’s liveability and…

PAVING THE WAY TO A BETTER PACIFIC HIGHWAY

Concrete paving has begun on the Pacific Highway upgrade between Glenugie and Wells Crossing in north-eastern New South Wales, bringing the entire upgrade one step closer to completion. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack, on site to observe the concrete pour, said the Pacific Highway upgrade was one…

New outdoor learning space for South Grafton High School

South Grafton High School would like to improve an underutilised area at the school. They want to create an Aboriginal Learning Circle, with a shaded area, play equipment and seating.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced a $16,000 grant to make this project happen.    Mr Hogan said the area will be great for students, staff and the community.    “This will allow…

Community Landcare project given a boost

Clarence Environment Centre has been working to protect old growth forestry at Hayards Crossing. They are removing infestations of high priority weeds and restoring riverbanks.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said they want to continue this work and remove more weeds.    “It was great to announce almost $20,000 to support this important project,” Mr Hogan said.    “Through this funding, they can continue to reduce the impact of…