Drought relief approved for Richmond Valley Council

Richmond Valley Council received a $1 million Federal Government grant to assist with drought relief. Council used this to support important community infrastructure.    Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today joined Mayor Robert Mustow to officially announce the projects.     Mr Hogan said the funds were provided to Council to assist with local-led recovery efforts.    “The drought devastated our community and it is important we recover together.” He said.    “I would like to congratulate Richmond Valley Council on the way they…

New plan will boost Richmond Valley tourism

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today joined Richmond Valley Council Mayor Robert Mustow to announce $20,000 to develop a destination management plan for 2021-2025.    The plan will focus on renewed tourism planning as part of the rebuilding and renewal following the bushfires.     Mr Hogan said the plan would outline a clear strategy for the Richmond Valley…

Rappville Bushfire Recovery Grants

Rappville was devastated by the recent 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 has used this to rebuild important community infrastructure.   Federal Member…

Bushfire Assistance for Richmond Valley

Disaster assistance is now available for the Richmond Valley Local Government Area for those that have been affected by the recent bushfires, the Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “My thoughts are with the families and businesses who’ve come under threat, especially those who have lost properties,” he said. “It’s a devastating experience, and our…