Pre-Schoolers can learn another language

Every pre-schooler in Forde will have the opportunity to learn a foreign language with applications for the Turnbull Government’s popular Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program now open. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said local preschools can apply for the national rollout of the play-based tabled app for devices like iPads. “The…

Giving youth a go through Jobs PaTH

The Turnbull Government is getting young Australians ready and able to join the workforce through the innovative Youth Jobs PaTH programme. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) would help increase young people’s job prospects by ensuring they were better prepared for the workplace, and encourages more businesses…

National vaccination program extended

Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said seventy-year-old Australians can now get the shingles vaccine for free. The shingles vaccine will be free to eligible people, with a catch-up program available for adults aged 71 to 79 years. “This new National Shingles Vaccination Program is an important reminder that vaccinations don’t stop at…