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,…

Supporting a local breastfeeding support group

Lismore’s branch of the Australian Breastfeeding Association run educational classes for new mothers. They are run by volunteers mothers in small, intimate groups.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan recently announced $3,240 to help the group with training costs.   “This is an important group in our community run by hardworking mothers,” Mr Hogan…

Maclean Interchange opens to traffic

The Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade is continuing its streak of openings with the Maclean interchange to fully open to traffic tomorrow night.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said motorists right up and down the North Coast, as well as the local community, would be excited to use the new interchange, which…

Dunoon Men’s Shed upgrade completed

Dunoon Men’s Shed needed to extend the shed to give the members more room to build their projects. They also wanted new tools and protective equipment for the workshop.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan announced funding to extend the shed and purchase new equipment, and today inspected the finished project.   “I secured…

Inclusive new playground open for Clunes students

Clunes Public School needed a new play area for students that is sheltered and can be accessed by students in wheelchairs.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan secured $15,000 to put towards the project and today joined students to officially open the playground.   “This is a fantastic new facility that will be used by the whole community,” Mr Hogan said.   “The area now has wheelchair access, soft fall rubber…

Supporting our Volunteers

Richmond Valley Volunteer Health Transport are a group of volunteers who assist patients travelling between medical appointments.   They are often supporting people who are experiencing mental health issues and are sometimes in crisis.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced $5,000 for the volunteers to undertake mental health first aid training.  …