Breaking welfare dependency in Forde

The Coalition Government is tackling intergenerational welfare dependency in at-risk groups and helping more people off welfare and into work. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the Forde community can help get involved to help break the cycle of welfare dependency. “The Government will provide funding for innovative trials that tackled welfare…


Record Aged Care offering opens

Existing and prospective aged care providers in Forde are encouraged to apply for a share in a record offering of more than 14,000 new aged care places, with a special focus on rural, regional and remote locations. With the 2018-19 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) opening on July 2, Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt said…


New era of child care support benefits Forde families

More child care support for more families in Forde is here with the start of the Coalition Government’s new child care system. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the reforms would provide much needed child care relief for local families. “For too long families in my electorate of Forde have struggled with…


Fifth anniversary of the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is improving the lives of thousands of Australians with disability, their families and carers as the Scheme celebrated its fifth birthday on July 1. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the NDIS started with four trial sites launched in 2013 and now supported 160,000 people with disability,…

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