Supporting our Volunteers

Volunteers are central to so many local organisations and provide important services in our community. It is important to support the efforts of these organisations and the individuals that allow them to function.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced funding for two groups to allow them to continue and grow their operations.…

Bushfire Funding is protecting our community

The bushland surrounding Wardell, which has very high cultural values to the local Aboriginal community, and is home to a nationally significant koala population, was devastated by the recent bushfires.   The RFS worked tirelessly to contain the out-of-control bushfire and due to their efforts no homes were lost.   Ballina Shire Council received over…

Important boost for local pecan industry

The Australian Pecan Association (APA) is a key industry body for pecan farmers. It is based in Lismore and represents growers from across the country.    Each year, APA host events and information sessions to connect members and industry stakeholders. They want to focus their attention on drought and market resilience.     Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced a…

Kevin Hogan announces funding for Green Innovation Awards

The Northern Rivers Green Innovation Awards acknowledge sustainable school projects from local students.    They were founded by local chiropractor Dr Bridie Cullinane to encourage students to think sustainably.      Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced a $19,500 grant to expand the awards.     “This funding will allow 2021 entrants to be mentored by experts to further develop their projects,” Mr Hogan said.    “Wyrallah Road Public School won the…

Community landcare project to stabilise our dunes

Red Rock Landcare has been working to remove weeds and regenerate the dunes at Red Rock.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said they want to continue this work and remove more weeds.    “It was great to announce $5,500 to support this important project,” Mr Hogan said.    “This funding will be used to spray infestations of weeds, stabilise the sand, and plant ground cover vegetation.” …

New project to protect Tucabia Flora Reserve

Yuraygir Landcare Group has been working to protect the environment at Tucabia Flora Reserve. It is an important learning resource for schools and TAFE in the Clarence Valley.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said they want to continue this work and remove more weeds.    “It was great to announce $3,580 to support this important project,” Mr Hogan said.    “Phase 1 of this project was to create…

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…

Nana Glen Bushfire Recovery

Nana Glen was devastated by the recent bushfires. Many homes were destroyed, and livelihoods were shattered. It is an incredibly resilient community.   Coffs Harbour City Council received over $1.3 million in Federal Government grants to assist with bushfire recovery. Council has used this to upgrade important community assets.   Federal Member for Page Kevin…