New disability ramp allows for easier access

Jagun Aged and Community Care needed a new disability ramp to allow access to their outdoor area. The Federal Government provided a $10,000 grant to assist with this project.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the centre does a fantastic job bringing elderly community members together.    “It was great to see the new ramp open for use today,” Mr Hogan said.    “They couldn’t get people with…

New storage shed to support important mental health work

The Mental Health Support Group is a registered charity that provides practical support for people with mental health issues. They distribute donated white goods, bedding and furniture for those in need.    Due to increasing demand, they needed to build a new shed to store the donated furniture.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said he secured funding to make this happen.    “It is so important to support organisations who support…

New project to protect Tucabia Flora Reserve

Yuraygir Landcare Group has been working to protect the environment at Tucabia Flora Reserve. It is an important learning resource for schools and TAFE in the Clarence Valley.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said they want to continue this work and remove more weeds.    “It was great to announce $3,580 to support this important project,” Mr Hogan said.    “Phase 1 of this project was to create…

Harwood Island Public School to benefit from new ICT equipment

Harwood Island Public School wanted to install new interactive whiteboards in their classrooms. This would allow staff and students to use the latest technology in the lessons.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan announced a $15,500 grant earlier this year to purchase new ICT equipment.    Mr Hogan said it was important our small rural schools have the same opportunities as those in the city.    “It was…

Restoring local Koala habitat

Friends of the Koala have been working with landowners to ensure our koala population have a safe place to live. There is a section of land at Monaltrie/Wyrallah that has an abundance of koalas, but not enough food trees.   This has resulted in koalas spending more time on the ground and crossing roads, bringing…

$9,640 FOR JABIRU GEENBIENGA WETLANDS RESTORATION

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced $9,640 for Jabiru Geenbienga Wetlands Restoration under the Federal Government’s Communities Environment Program.   Mr Hogan said this program is all about harnessing the passion of grassroots community organisations to deliver practical local projects that directly improve our local environment.   “This will support the wetlands team…

Supporting our Veterans

Thousands of offers are now available to Veteran Card holders from businesses across Australia. This is part of the Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant which passed Parliament recently.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the Veteran Card is providing the opportunity for businesses and organisations to show their support of veterans.   “So far…