Inclusive new playground open for Clunes students

Clunes Public School needed a new play area for students that is sheltered and can be accessed by students in wheelchairs.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan secured $15,000 to put towards the project and today joined students to officially open the playground.   “This is a fantastic new facility that will be used by the whole community,” Mr Hogan said.   “The area now has wheelchair access, soft fall rubber…

New workshops to boost farm resilience

North Coast Local Land Services in partnership with Women on the Land would like to hold new workshops in our community. They would focus on assisting rural women with farm management.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced $21,700 for these programs to be run across our community.   “These workshops will specifically…

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…