Grants open for volunteer organisations

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has called on community organisations to apply for a funding to support the efforts of their volunteers.   The Federal Government has provided The Centre for Volunteering with funding to administer a Supplementary Grants program to volunteer organisations.   “Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 will help community organisations…

PACIFIC HIGHWAY UPGRADE OPENS NEW SECTIONS

The Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade has hit another major milestone with 15 kilometres of dual carriageway opening Thursday between Mororo and Devils Pulpit.   Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the final link in the Pacific Highway upgrade, the country’s largest regional road infrastructure project,…

Supporting a local breastfeeding support group

Lismore’s branch of the Australian Breastfeeding Association run educational classes for new mothers. They are run by volunteers mothers in small, intimate groups.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan recently announced $3,240 to help the group with training costs.   “This is an important group in our community run by hardworking mothers,” Mr Hogan…

Maclean Interchange opens to traffic

The Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade is continuing its streak of openings with the Maclean interchange to fully open to traffic tomorrow night.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said motorists right up and down the North Coast, as well as the local community, would be excited to use the new interchange, which…

Dunoon Men’s Shed upgrade completed

Dunoon Men’s Shed needed to extend the shed to give the members more room to build their projects. They also wanted new tools and protective equipment for the workshop.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan announced funding to extend the shed and purchase new equipment, and today inspected the finished project.   “I secured…

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…

Funding boost for Veterans Motorcycle Club

  The Veterans Motorcycle Club Rock Valley Chapter has been working with veterans for nearly 30 years. To ensure their great work can continue, they are seeking to upgrade their food preparation capabilities, storage space and laundry facilities.   Kevin Hogan, Federal Member for Page, today announced a grant that will support the club in…

PAVING THE WAY TO A BETTER PACIFIC HIGHWAY

Concrete paving has begun on the Pacific Highway upgrade between Glenugie and Wells Crossing in north-eastern New South Wales, bringing the entire upgrade one step closer to completion. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack, on site to observe the concrete pour, said the Pacific Highway upgrade was one…