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…

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…

Local Drug Action Team applications now open

The second round of applications are now open for local organisations to join the Turnbull Government’s Local Drug Action Team program. Community groups across Australia are joining forces to deliver targeted local action to help tackle drug use and addiction. “We need to work together to fight the scourge of ice and other drugs which…