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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Needs-based funding for Forde’s schools

Schools and students in Forde will be well supported into the future through the Turnbull Government’s new plan to better target funding and evidence-based programs for local students. Today the government announced it would grow funding for Queensland schools by 91.5 per cent over the next 10 years. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen…

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A stronger and more sustainable higher education system

The Turnbull Government’s higher education reforms announced over the weekend will drive better outcomes for students and Australian taxpayers. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the reforms would deliver on the Turnbull Government’s commitment to fair, quality driven, and financially stable higher education reforms to ensure students had the choices and opportunities…

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