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The Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan says that Federal and NSW Governments will join forces to turbocharge a program which will improve local roads and create jobs.

Mr Hogan says that the Federal Government has committed $191 million to build on the NSW Government’s $500 million Fixing Local Roads program, ensuring even more communities benefit.

Mr Hogan says this is about generating jobs, encouraging spending and stimulating local economies.

‘This will see $14.5 million invested across 16 projects in our electorate. It means smoother, safer trips along the roads our community use every day.’

Projects receiving funding include:


Local Government Area (LGAs) Project Funding Amount $
Clarence Valley Council 3084 Coledale Road North – Rehabilitation $         3,455,878.00
Clarence Valley Council 4406 Rogan Bridge Road – Rehabilitation $         1,330,118.00
Richmond Valley Council Naughtons Gap Road Dilapidation Repairs and Maintenance $             400,000.00
Kyogle Council Afterlee Road Rehabilitaion $         2,068,243.00
Kyogle Council Lynches Creek Road Initial Seal $             864,948.00
Kyogle Council Tabulam Road rehabilitation $             720,248.00
Kyogle Council Lions Road Rehabilitation $             539,920.00
Lismore City Council Wilson Street (Casino Street to Robert White Bridge) Rehabilitation – Priority 1 $             405,000.00
Lismore City Council Diadem Street (Laurel Avenue to Leycester Street) Rehabilitation – Priority 2 $             550,000.00
Lismore City Council Caniaba Road (Ch.527 to Muldoon Rd) Rehabilitation – Priority 3 $             430,000.00
Lismore City Council Tregeagle Road, Tregeagle, Rehabilitation – Priority 4 $             155,000.00
Lismore City Council Uralba Street (Brewster Street to Diadem Street) Repairs – Priority 5 $             195,000.00
Lismore City Council Cowlong Road (Soward Close to McKenzie Road) Rehabilitation – Priority 6 $         1,850,000.00
Lismore City Council New Ballina Road (Ch.250 to O’Flynn Street) Rehabilitation – Priority 7 $             837,500.00
Lismore City Council Woodlawn Road (Woodlawn College to 330m south of Savins Rd) Rehabilitation – Priority 8 $             350,000.00
Ballina Shire Council Wardell Road $             289,946.00

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  1. Whoohoo !
    With all that money to encourage employment ( or at least feed sub-contractors ) It does make you wonder why the road to the World Heritage , Nightcap National Park, is still a dangerous,unsealed goat-track.
    Now don’t get me wrong I see no great benefit in ecouraging more tourists, I see what they have done to Byron and that whole stretch of once magnificent coast, but what about the poor locals forced to risk life and limb on a daily basis ? It does seem as though it is more important to dig up some of the already palatial patches of Lismore CBD, that way it’s close to the shops for lunch ?
    Cheers G”)


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