Forde pre-schoolers get head start in STEM

Pre-schoolers in Forde will be amongst the first in Australia to be introduced to science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) through a new series of fun, play-based apps. Member for Forde Bert van Manen confirmed Logan TAFE Community Child Care Centre was one of 100 selected to be part of the Turnbull Government’s innovative Early…

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…