Call for applications for Community Heritage grants

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan said applications for the 2015 Community Heritage grants programme are now open. He said grants of up to $15,000 are available to not-for-profit community groups across Australia to preserve and manage nationally significant cultural heritage collections of documents and objects for future generations. Projects supported include significance assessments, preservations…

Work for the Dole to the Seabird Rescue

Ballina’s Seabird Rescue is an excellent example of a community based Work for the Dole project which is delivering positive outcomes for both participants and the host organisation, Assistant Minister for Employment Luke Hartsuyker said today. Minister Hartsuyker and Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today met with representatives from Seabird Rescue and Tursa Employment…

Hogan welcomes Ice Taskforce

Federal member for Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the establishment of an Ice Taskforce as the first step in a “whole of Government’ approach to fighting the scourge of Ice. “This is a very important first step in developing a National Ice Action Strategy to tackle what is fast becoming a major health, social and…

Consultations start on Food Labelling

Federal member of Page Kevin Hogan today welcomed the start of consultations and in-depth consumer research into delivering clearer and more consistent country of origin labelling for food sold in Australia. He said the Government wanted country of origin labelling that gives consumers the information they need without imposing excessive costs on industry. Minister for…