Bungabbee Bridge funding boost

Bungabbee Road at Bentley is an important access route for local farming families. Due to the extremely poor condition of the single-lane timber bridge, a load limit of 2 tonnes has been placed on the bridge.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has announced $300,000 to fix the bridge, with Lismore City Council and…

CLARENCE WAY SET FOR $5 MILLION UPGRADE

A multi-million funding injection to upgrade to unsealed sections of the Clarence Way will improve access for local agricultural and forestry industries and regional freight connecting Grafton to the Bruxner Highway.   Making the announcement today, Federal Member for Page and State Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis said both governments will co-fund the project to…

$17.8 MILLION FOR LOCAL PROJECTS

The Page Electorate is set for a major boost with new funding announced for 41 projects across the Lismore, Kyogle, Richmond Valley and Clarence Valley Local Government Area’s (LGA). Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said this funding is designed to support councils deliver priority infrastructure projects. “$17.8 million will be used to support jobs…

PACIFIC HIGHWAY ON THE ROAD TO COMPLETION

One of the last major pieces of the Pacific Highway upgrade is moving into place with the upcoming opening of a 34-kilometre section of new dual carriage motorway to bypass the northern New South Wales towns of Woodburn, Broadwater and Wardell.   Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack…

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,…

Road seals local job security

The jobs at Mountain Blue Farms, Mara Seeds, Mara Global Foods, Riverbend Pork and Yulgilbar Santa Gertrudis Stud have been assured with today’s announcement of a $7 million upgrade of the Clarence Way, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said. “These companies turnover more than $250 million annually for the Tabulam economy and are crucial…