$10 MILLION FUNDING INJECTION FOR GRAFTON TIMBER COMPANY TO CREATE 20 NEW JOBS

One of the Clarence Valley’s largest timber companies, Big River Group has been successful in securing a $10 million ‘dollar-for-dollar’ bushfire industry recovery grant to assist in consolidating its operations and enhance its Grafton-based facility, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan and Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis have announced.   Big River is well renowned with…

Supporting jobs at Rappville Sawmill

Rappville Sawmill was severely impacted by the devastating Black Summer bushfires. It is a vitally important industry for the community and supports over 100 local jobs.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan and State Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis today announced $742,090 for the Rappville Timber Processing Resilience Project.   Mr Hogan said the…

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…

$17.8 MILLION FOR LOCAL PROJECTS

The Page Electorate is set for a major boost with new funding announced for 41 projects across the Lismore, Kyogle, Richmond Valley and Clarence Valley Local Government Area’s (LGA). Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said this funding is designed to support councils deliver priority infrastructure projects. “$17.8 million will be used to support jobs…