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…

Fair Work Commission cuts Sunday penalty rates

Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the independent Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision to cut Sunday penalty rates for the retail, hospitality and fast-food industries was a result of Bill Shorten’s time as Workplace Relations Minister. “When the Opposition Leader was Workplace Relations Minister under a Gillard-Rudd-Labor Government, he specifically amended the…

New support for youth jobs

A new Federal Government incentive is now available to help local businesses hire additional staff. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the changes introduced through the Coalition Government’s jobactive PaTH Program would help local business hire young people in the community. New wage subsidies are a key component of the Government’s new…