Suicide prevention trial for Logan

A new Turnbull Government-funded suicide prevention pilot program to better support and protect those most at risk of taking their own lives will soon get underway in Logan, Queensland. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the Brisbane South Primary Health Network had commissioned the Brook Recovery, Empowerment, Development (Brook RED) Centre to…

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Budget 2017

The Turnbull Government is making the right choices to ensure our nation’s remarkable economic growth story continues, so we can secure better days ahead for hard-working Australians in Forde. “Our economic growth has been hard won and we have consistently outperformed the largest advanced economies in the world but we shouldn’t take our success for…

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Online funding estimator for schools

A new schools funding estimator will help parents, teachers, principals and school communities in Forde see exactly how they stand to benefit from the Turnbull Government’s new $18.6 billion needs-based schools funding plan. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the new online estimator showed that schools across the Forde electorate would benefit…

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Gambling ads banned during live sport

The Turnbull Government has announced a comprehensive package of reforms that will improve the sustainability of Australia’s free-to-air broadcasting sector, support the creation of high quality Australian content and modernise broadcasting and content regulation. The package also includes a community dividend in the form of further restrictions on gambling advertising. Federal Member for Forde Bert…

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Funding to support community radio broadcasters

The Turnbull Government is supporting the vital role the community radio sector plays in enhancing the diversity of Australia’s media and broadcasting sector with new funding announced today. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the Turnbull Government announced $6.1 million over two years to support the rollout of digital radio services and…

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Small Business Roadshow heading to Forde

A nationwide small business roadshow will be stopping in Forde on May 16 to offer local small business owners the opportunity to find out how they can take advantage of the Federal Government’s support. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the Government was on a nationwide roadshow to listen to small business’…

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