Australian economy is “roaring back”

According to the latest Deloitte Access Business Outlook, the Australian economy is “roaring back” and has outperformed every major advanced economy in 2020.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said Australia is leading the world in fighting COVID-19 and our economy is one of the strongest globally.   “This latest report shows there is…

Unemployment rate falls to 5.8%

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has today welcomed the latest Australian job figures.   “The unemployment rate plunged from 6.3 per cent to 5.8 per cent in February, as the economy added 88,700 jobs in the month,” Mr Hogan said.   “Employment increased to 13,006,900 and is now only 1800 under its pre-COVID peak…

Safer and Stronger Australia

Australia is leading the world in fighting COVID-19 and our economy is one of the strongest globally. Last week Australia’s latest National Accounts were released and showed our recovery plan is working.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said our performance on both the health and the economic fronts is world-leading. “Real GDP increased…

Big things to come in 2021

Australia is leading the world in fighting COVID-19 and our economy is one of the strongest globally. Speaking to many of our local businesses, they are starting to bounce back.   A recent Deloitte Access Economics report says, “you’d rather be here (Australia) than almost anywhere else” in the world. It continues by saying our…

$250 MILLION TO BOOST OUR BUSHFIRE RECOVERY

Businesses and communities in bushfire impacted regions will have access to a new fund for local infrastructure and initiatives that will drive economic recovery.   The $250 million Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, co-funded by the NSW and Federal governments, will open to applications on 27 October 2020.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan…

Going for Growth

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed the 2020-21 Federal Budget, which was presented to the Parliament tonight.   “Jobs – that is what this budget is about,” Mr Hogan said.   “It will help those who are out of work get into work, and help those who are in a job stay in…

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,…