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…

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…

Nymboida Community Hall Upgrade

Nymboida was devastated by the recent bushfires. More than 80 homes were destroyed, and livelihoods were shattered. It is an incredibly resilient community.   Clarence Valley Council received over $1.4 million in Federal Government grants to assist with bushfire recovery. Council has used this to upgrade important community assets.   Federal Member for Page Kevin…

Clarence Valley Regional Airport Upgrade

During the recent bushfires, Clarence Valley Regional Airport was crucial for firefighting aircraft. It needs an upgrade to allow more emergency aircrafts to land at the facility.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan recently joined Clarence Valley Council Mayor Jim Simmons to officially announce $300,000 to improve the apron and build its capacity.  …

Regional Express (Rex) restart local flights

Regional Express (Rex) has announced it will restart regional services in Grafton, Lismore and Ballina. This is due to the Regional Airline Network Support (RANS) program, funded by the Federal Government.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the program provides assistance to maintain a minimal weekly schedule to regional areas.   “Rex was…