Rebuilding Rappville

Rappville was devastated by the Black Summer bushfires. More than 50 homes were destroyed, lives were lost, and livelihoods were shattered. It is an incredibly resilient community.   Richmond Valley Council received over $1.4 million in Federal Government grants to assist with bushfire recovery. Council allocated $500,000 of this to rebuild Rappville Community Hall. BizRebuild,…

Disaster relief following storms and floods

Disaster recovery assistance is now available to the Clarence Valley, Coffs Harbour, Richmond Valley, Lismore, and Kyogle local government areas following the severe storms and floods.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said funding is available through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).   “Severe weather and flooding has caused significant…

Supporting jobs at Rappville Sawmill

Rappville Sawmill was severely impacted by the devastating Black Summer bushfires. It is a vitally important industry for the community and supports over 100 local jobs.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan and State Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis today announced $742,090 for the Rappville Timber Processing Resilience Project.   Mr Hogan said the…