REX Airlines returns to Grafton

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced Regional Express (REX) flights will resume into Clarence Valley Airport at Grafton.   “I am extremely pleased that they have reconsidered and are now reinstating this important service for our community,” Mr Hogan said.   “I have continued to work with REX, Clarence Valley Council and the…

GRAFTON RIVERSIDE PRECINCT TO BOOST TOURISM

Grafton is set for a major tourist boom thanks to a revitalisation of the Grafton Riverside Precinct.   Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack has today approved a $6.5 million Australian Government investment that will connect visitors and locals with the Clarence River, boosting the town’s liveability and…

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.…

Recognising our Local Sporting Champions

Could 12-year old Maison Simmons be the next Ricky Ponting when it comes to cricket?   Perhaps 17-year old Koorie-Rose Reilly and 13-year old William Tait could win Olympic Gold in athletics, whilst 16-year old Harriett Irving wins the Olympic triathlon?   Will 14-year old Jack Leeson and 16-year old Toby Campbell be the next…

Regional Express (Rex) restart local flights

Regional Express (Rex) has announced it will restart regional services in Grafton, Lismore and Ballina. This is due to the Regional Airline Network Support (RANS) program, funded by the Federal Government.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the program provides assistance to maintain a minimal weekly schedule to regional areas.   “Rex was…

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…

Formal Declaration of Election Results

The Australian Electoral Commission has formally declared the results for the Federal Electorate of Page in the 2019 Federal Election at its office in Grafton, Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan said. “I am very humbled by the strong support shown to me in this election,” he said. “I thank you for putting your faith…

Major Upgrade of Grafton Riverside Precinct

The Riverside at Grafton will undergo a major revitalisation that will make it a tourism hub, Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan said. “The Government has promised $6.5 million to upgrade Grafton’s Riverside Precinct,” Mr Hogan said. “The main focus area will be the 3 kilometre stretch of waterfront extending from Queen Street in the…