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…

Kevin Hogan welcomes new local jobs

More jobs were created as unemployment in towns and villages across the Northern Rivers continued to fall over the last 12 months, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “This is wonderful news for our community and those looking for work,” he said. “Since 2013, the unemployment rate has more than halved in Evans…

Northern Rivers tourism industry continues to boom

The Northern Rivers continues to benefit from strong international traveller numbers, according to the latest International Visitor Survey data. Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the latest results showed the Northern Rivers continued to be a major tourist hotspot for international travellers. “In the year to June 2018 we’ve seen 422,760 international visitors flock…

Recognising our Local Sporting Champions

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today presented 12 local teenagers with a Local Sporting Champion Award and a $500 cheque to help them on their way. “I’m very pleased to help these teenagers follow their dreams,” he said. “Those who are receiving awards have excelled themselves representing the Northern Rivers on the international, national…

Funding now open to help Northern Rivers and Coffs Coast experience our national heritage

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan is encouraging community groups across the Northern Rivers and Coffs Coast to apply for more than $330,000 in funding through the Coalition Government’s Community Heritage and Icons Grants program. Grants of between $2,500 and $10,000 are available to support community engagement and awareness raising activities that promote places on…

Festivals Australia applications open

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan is encouraging regional artists and organisations to apply for the Festivals Australia program. The program provides around $1.2 million each year for high quality arts and cultural projects in regional and remote Australia that support community participation and audience engagement. “I encourage organisations in the Northern Rivers and Coffs…