New reforms to ensure safe, quality aged care

Senior residents in Forde and their families will benefit from significant aged care quality reforms announced by the Turnbull Government. At the heart of these reforms, aged care regulation, compliance and complaints handing will be brought together in a new and independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen…

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Life-saving medicines added to the PBS

The Turnbull Government will drastically reduce the cost of a life-saving new medicine, which uses a patient’s own immune system to track down and destroy cancer cells. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said from May 1, classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma patients would no longer pay over $200,000 per course of treatment, now only…

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Jobactive secures 9,403 placements in Forde

The Turnbull Government continues to meet its commitment of helping more people into work with the milestone of one million placements under the jobactive employment program reached today. The jobactive program connects job seekers with employers and is delivered by a network of jobactive providers in more than 1700 locations across Australia. Jobs growth in…

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Improved mobile phone coverage for Cedar Creek

Residents in Cedar Creek will have improved phone coverage thanks to the Coalition Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. The Cedar Creek region was identified as one of 106 projects to be delivered in the Priority Locations Round to deliver improved mobile phone coverage. Optus, Telstra and Vodafone will build 102 new base stations…

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Tackling homelessness in Forde

Young people at risk of homelessness in Forde will receive greater support through increased Government funding announced by the Turnbull Government. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said up to $5.7 million had been provided to Reconnect Services in the Forde electorate to provide support and assistance to young people who are homeless…

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