More Australians in full-time work than ever before

Figures released by the ABS today underline the strength of the Australian economy, with more Australians in employment than ever before and full time employment surging. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen said the figures were encouraging. “I am committed to reducing unemployment and particularly youth unemployment in Forde,” Mr van Manen said. “By…

Have your say on the National Sports Plan

Australians are being encouraged to have their say and to come forward with ideas for the National Sports Plan before consultation closes on 31 July. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen said it was important that people from across Australia contributed to the extensive national consultation process that would steer the long-term future direction…

2016 Census Reveal sheds new light on Forde

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released today the first results from the 2016 Census of Population and Housing with the high quality data-set revealing how Forde has grown and developed over time. The data snapshot recorded 165,538 people living in Forde, making up 43,990 families. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen said…