Member for Page gets promoted

Silent on the issue of penalty rates: Page MP Kevin Hogan Photo Darren Coyne

Kevin Hogan who is the Federal member for Page has been promoted today to Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister.

The ministry covers the areas of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development.

‘I am very humbled to be promoted today,’ said Mr Hogan. ‘My first priority will always be, as the Member for Page.  Without the support of our community, I would not have the opportunity to serve and represent us.

I am grateful to have been given this new role.’

8 responses to “Member for Page gets promoted”

  1. Micky Foss says:

    Yeeehhaaaa at long last.

    A train to our poorly serviced region, right?

  2. The Sheriff says:

    Good God!
    Scraping the bottom of a very big pork barrel, with Kevin.
    Nothing to say of any significance about anything except how to punish the poor.
    Scotty from Marketing won’t let him get a word in,nayway I would say.

  3. Rod says:

    Promoted for doing what? The member who supposedly sat on the cross benches but still went to the party meeting. Tries to blame the bushfires all on arsonists. A member of the party of pork barrelling.

  4. More likely a couple of fracking sites. Ugh…

  5. Keith Martin says:

    Maybe the terrible access roads will get repaired now. The last excuse was lack of water.

  6. Ken says:

    Weeell ,
    I do believe Kevin is quite glad of the paucity of choice and the general lack of competence, that is so integral to the National / Liberal minority Government. Perhaps this is evidence of strategy and forethought ,………. which no-one would have believed Kevin capable of, and a terrifying portend of things to come……
    Cheers G”)

  7. Tweed says:

    So, “I’m on the cross benches and independent Kev” voted against the deeply disturbing and embarrassing New England village idiot Barnaby Joyce and this is his reward for supporting the hapless and hopeless McCormack!
    Thats about all the qualification required for promotion in the LNP isn’t it?
    Don’t blink an eye, rumour is, Barnaby and the coal lobby backing him, only went down by one vote, he’s going to attempt another knifing of the Nat’s leader real soon?

  8. Peter Hatfield, Cumablum says:

    Paucity of choice is a problem for any small party. It is plainly apparent with both the Nationals and the Greens, thoguh you would think the latter would use the talents of someone like Tamara better. This does give another voice to the Nationals who represent sea-change electorates, which tend to be more moderate than other National seats.

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