DROUGHT AND FIRE ASSISTANCE

DROUGHT AND FIRE ASSISTANCE As our community continues to face challenges with both the drought and fires, I want to ensure everyone in is aware of the assistance that is available. You, or you may know of a neighbour or friend who could benefit from this information. Farmers and small businesses that have been hit by…

Supporting our Veterans

Thousands of offers are now available to Veteran Card holders from businesses across Australia. This is part of the Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant which passed Parliament recently.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the Veteran Card is providing the opportunity for businesses and organisations to show their support of veterans.   “So far…

Cheaper medicine for over 500,000 patients

Cheaper medicine is avaliable for more than 500,000 patients, with price reductions for common scripts and new medicines added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “In some cases this will save over $100,000 per patient,” “Medicines to treat lung cancer, lymphoblastic and acute leukaemia, and nausea associated…

Bushfire Assistance for Richmond Valley

Disaster assistance is now available for the Richmond Valley Local Government Area for those that have been affected by the recent bushfires, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “My thoughts are with the families and businesses who’ve come under threat, especially those who have lost properties,” he said. “It’s a devastating experience, and our…

Let’s stop farm invasions 

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan is encouraging farmers and agricultural businesses to have their say on the Government’s proposed farm trespass laws that are now before a Senate Committee. “Local farmers and businesses have until July 31 to make their voices heard,” he said. “Our farmers, fishers and foresters have the right to feel…