Mallanganee Bushfire Recovery

Kyogle Council received a $1.3 million Federal Government grant to assist with bushfire recovery. Council has distributed this through various businesses and community organisations.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has announced some of the recipients in Mallanganee.   Mr Hogan said the funds were provided to Council to assist with the local-led recovery…

Fitness is key at Bonalbo Central School

Bonalbo Central School would like to install outdoor fitness equipment. This would provide physical exercise opportunities for students, staff and community members.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced $16,000 to assist with this project.   Mr Hogan said it was important our small rural schools have the same opportunities as those in…

Drought relief approved for Richmond Valley Council

Richmond Valley Council received a $1 million Federal Government grant to assist with drought relief. Council used this to support important community infrastructure.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today joined Mayor Robert Mustow to officially announce the projects.     Mr Hogan said the funds were provided to Council to assist with local-led recovery efforts.    “The drought devastated our community and it is important we recover together.” He said.    “I would like to congratulate Richmond Valley Council on the way they…

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…

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

Envite Environment has been working with schools on important local environmental projects. They improve the health of the Wilsons River through removing weeds and planting local natives.   Educators have been holding school based workshops about the importance of this work. Landcare groups have also been hosting training days to allow people to gain practical…

$13,500 FUNDING FOR GINGERBREAD HOUSE

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has announced that Northern Rivers Children’s Services (NCRS) – Gingerbread House had been awarded $13,500 under the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme.   “The funding will provide a much needed update to Gingerbread house with shade sails and soft fall for the outdoor play area and rejuvenate inside with…