Jobseekers encouraged to consider ‘the workforce behind the Defence Force’

Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen has today welcomed the The Workforce Behind the Defence Force information campaign. The campaign highlights the need for a skilled, experienced and effective workforce to make possible the Government’s historic investment of $200 billion to grow Australia’s defence capability, securing our nation and building our industrial capacity and…

BOXER Roadshow stops at Beenleigh RSL

Queensland’s ongoing bid for the major defence contract that could create hundreds of jobs for the state came to Forde today, when Rheinmetall Defence Australia’s BOXER CRV rolled into town. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen welcomed representatives from  Rheinmetall to the Beenleigh RSL, where several local businesses were briefed on the company’s bid…

Veterans’ Employment Awards Open

The Australian Government continues to honour its promise to ensure that all Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel are ready for the opportunities of post-service life. Helping our former Defence personnel find meaningful post-service careers is one of the best ways we can honour their service and sacrifice. The Government has launched the inaugural Veterans’ Employment…