I attended the Richmond Valley Australia Day celebrations at Woodburn. It was a great day. It was wonderful to see all the award nominees and recipients from our Australia Day Awards. Congratulations to Richmond Valley Council awardees: Brian O’Farrell (Citizen of the Year), Aideen Yourell (Young Citizen of the Year), Bill Bartier (Volunteer of the Year),…

Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner: The champion of regional and rural health reform

  Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has welcomed the appointment of the country’s first National Rural Health Commissioner.  He said the Commissioner will be an independent and high-profile advocate for regional, and is part of important reforms to regional and rural health in Australia.  “The people of regional an rural Australia are the heart…

Contractor announced for Broadwater Bridge

 Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the naming of the preferred contractor to deliver a new one-kilometre-long bridge over the Richmond River at Broadwater was another milestone in completing the full duplication of the Pacific Highway by 2020. “The bridge over the Richmond River at Broadwater is the second of two major new crossings…