Safer Communities Fund now open for applications

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen are encouraging applications to be made for round two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund programme. The Safer Communities Fund delivers on the Coalition’s ongoing commitment to keep Australians safe and secure. Local councils and community organisations are invited to apply…

Disaster Recovery Assistance – Payments, Allowances & Loans

Disaster Recovery Payment The Disaster Recovery Payment (DRP) provides a one-off, non-means tested recovery payment of $1,000 for eligible adults and $400 for eligible children. DRP is targeted towards those most severely affected by a disaster. It is Commonwealth-funded, and is delivered by the Commonwealth Department of Human Services. Eligibility An individual may be eligible…

Tax cuts for small and medium businesses

More than 11,000 small businesses in Forde will receive tax cuts to grow their company and employ more people as part of the Turnbull Government’s Enterprise Tax Plan. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the historic cuts would give Australia’s two million plus small businesses, including the local butcher, newsagent or corner…