Safer Communities Fund now open for applications

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen are encouraging applications to be made for round two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund programme. The Safer Communities Fund delivers on the Coalition’s ongoing commitment to keep Australians safe and secure. Local councils and community organisations are invited to apply…

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Forde urged to boost online security

Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen is encouraging everyone in Forde to take steps to protect their own online safety as part of Stay Smart Online Week. Stay Smart Online Week, which runs from 9-13 October, is a national awareness raising initiative encouraging Australians to be more proactive about their cyber security. Mr van…

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Chardon Bridge reopen

The delays are over for motorists travelling between Cedar Creek and Wolffdene following the reopening of the Chardon Bridge. A $3.2 million replacement of the former timber bridge began in mid-April to ensure the ongoing safety of motorists and other bridge users. The rebuild was completed as a joint project between Logan and Gold Coast…

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BOXER Roadshow stops at Beenleigh RSL

Queensland’s ongoing bid for the major defence contract that could create hundreds of jobs for the state came to Forde today, when Rheinmetall Defence Australia’s BOXER CRV rolled into town. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen welcomed representatives from  Rheinmetall to the Beenleigh RSL, where several local businesses were briefed on the company’s bid…

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