New support for youth jobs

A new Federal Government incentive is now available to help local businesses hire additional staff. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the changes introduced through the Coalition Government’s jobactive PaTH Program would help local business hire young people in the community. New wage subsidies are a key component of the Government’s new…

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Pre-schoolers can learn a second language

Young children have the opportunity to learn a second language before they start school, with preschools and child care centres in Forde encouraged to sign up to the Turnbull Government’s popular Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the ELLA program was open nationally for the first…

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Stronger vocational education system delivered

The Turnbull Government’s legislation to rebuild vocational education and training has passed the Parliament, delivering a system students and taxpayers can trust and ending the rip-offs and rorts that plagued Labor’s failed VET FEE-HELP scheme. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the Turnbull Government’s new VET Student Loans program will replace Labor’s…

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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…

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