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First look at $749 million Logan M1 and busway upgrade

Logan residents have been given a sneak peek at the $749 million M1 upgrade from Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill. Ahead of community consultation next week, new concept footage has been unveiled for the jointly-funded eight kilometre project which will feature more lanes on the M1, a new busway to Springwood and bikeway to…


$6.2 million for Australia-first waste to energy project in Loganholme

The Liberal National Government is supporting the development of an Australian-first waste to energy project in Queensland. The Logan City Council project will see a demonstration ‘gasifier’ built at the wastewater treatment plant in Loganholme, with the capacity to reduce the volume of sewage sludge – known as biosolids – produced by around 90 per…

Breast cancer

$32 million for breast cancer scans under Medicare for patients in Forde

The Liberal National Government will invest $32 million so breast cancer patients have life-saving scans covered under Medicare, saving patients up to $1,500 per scan. Health Minister Greg Hunt said two new Medicare items for MRI of the breast will be available from 1 November 2019, which will help with the more accurate diagnosis and treatment…


Pharmaceutical Rehabilitation Services to receive $600,000

The Liberal National Government will invest $600,000 through Pharmaceutical Rehabilitation Services in Beenleigh, to tackle drug and alcohol abuse. Pharmaceutical Rehabilitation Services run a targeted programme with a focus on drug and alcohol treatment, preventative primary and chronic disease management and mental health. Minister for Health, Greg Hunt said the funding would assist people battling…

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The best things in life are friends, family and living in a wonderful community. We are fortunate to live in a great part of the world, wehave a fantastic climate, beautiful natural fauna and flora and a wonderful community.
It is an absolute honour to represent you and our Forde community. We are one of the fastest growing electorates in Queensland.

Bert van Manen MP


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