Kyogle Council Bushfire Recovery

Kyogle Council received a $1.3 million Federal Government grant to assist with bushfire recovery. Council has distributed this through various businesses and community organisations.     Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan recently joined Kyogle Council Mayor Danielle Mulholland to officially announce some of the recipients in Woodenbong.   Mr Hogan said the funds were…

Kyogle Bridges – 190 done, 130 to go

Needhams Road is a key access route for local farming and forestry industries. Due to a single-lane timber bridge with a load limit of 25 tonnes, heavy vehicles had restricted access.   Kyogle Council received funding to replace the original bridge with a new 35m concrete bridge. This removed previous weight restrictions.   These bridges…

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…

More bridges for Kyogle

The new Campbell Bridge and Hyde Bridge were opened today along the Lynches Creek Road and an announcement made for two more bridges by the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan. “The two new bridges on Lynches Creek Road are both concrete two- span bridges,” he said. “Their upgrade has been done at a cost…

Assistance for those hit by bushfire

Families and farmers affected by this week’s bushfire in the Kyogle and Tenterfield shires can now apply for Disaster Recovery Assistance, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “While the full extent of the damage caused by the fires is still being determined, it’s important that we start helping people now,” Mr Hogan said.…

More Aged Care beds and more jobs

Nearly 100 construction jobs and 15 skilled permanent local jobs are to be created in Kyogle thanks to more than $4.7 million in Federal Government grants, Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan said. “The Whiddon Group came to me concerned that their Aged Care Facility would not be able to accommodate the elderly in their…