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…

Iluka interchange opens to traffic

The Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the Pacific Highway upgrade achieved another significant milestone today with the opening of the Iluka interchange.     Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the interchange provides faster and safer access to the highway.      “The new overpass bridge and on-and-off ramps will allow safe access onto and across…

Kevin Hogan opens new $9.8 million Warehouse Facility at Harwood Sugar Mill

Sunshine Sugar’s new Logistics Warehouse and Silo Storage Facility at Harwood Sugar Mill has been officially opened.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said he secured the funding to ensure greater job security.     “This is a massive $9.8 million investment into the future of the sugar industry in Harwood,” Mr Hogan said.    “It will guarantee, not only the 150…

Buy Australian Made

This week, a new Federal Government campaign has been launched to promote Australian Made products.     Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan, in conjunction with this, is promoting locally produced products and businesses on his Facebook page.     “I know everyone wants to do their bit to help our economy recover,” Mr Hogan said.    …

Raw Food Hub is leading the way

 Synchronicity Farms’ developed a new facility in Coffs Harbour, it is a Raw Food Hub.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan secured a $200,000 Federal Government grant a few years back to assist with their growth    Mr Hogan said the business allows you to buy fresh produce, from the farm to your door.    “Josh and his team…

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.” …

Red Rock Corindi Surf Lifesaving Club upgrade complete

Red Rock Corindi Surf Lifesaving Club needed new facilities at their club. They wanted to upgrade the outdoor area, provide disability access, install air-conditioning and lay new flooring.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said he secured nearly $15,000 to assist with this project.    “It was great to see these new facilities open for use today,” Mr Hogan said.    “There is a lot of skills training completed in the clubhouse, so it is important the…