New funding round to eliminate black spots

The Turnbull Government will address more mobile service blackspots across the region with a $25 million commitment for a fourth round of the Mobile Black Spot Program. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the program would deliver better mobile coverage to regional and remote communities. “This new round demonstrates the Coalition’s commitment…

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New fans for Chisholm Catholic College

The Australian Government’s Stronger Communities Programme is driving improvements across the Forde region with round three funding recently announced. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said Chisholm Catholic College P&C was one of several successful recipients in his electorate of Forde. “The P&C has done a great job fundraising for their school and…

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Celebrating World Environment Day in Forde

Tuesday, June 5 is World Environment Day and Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP is encouraging residents to celebrate the day, which is observed to encourage awareness and action for the protection of our environment. “It’s also a great opportunity to celebrate our beautiful local environment here in Forde,” Mr van Manen said.…

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Helping small businesses grow by going digital

The Turnbull Government today announced funding of $18 million towards a new Australia-wide program helping family and small businesses build their digital capability. Minister for Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation Craig Laundy said businesses would have access to high-quality advice from proven providers for a minimal fee. “The Australian Government is investing…

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Funding applications open for Veterans’ Health Week

NUTRITION will be the theme for this year’s Veterans’ Health week with funding for applications to support events highlighting the week now open for Ex-Service organisations (ESOs) and community groups. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said Veterans’ Health Week in September was a fantastic opportunity for ex-service organisations and community groups to…

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National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week runs from 21 to 27 May and honours the more than eight million Australians who volunteer their time in the community. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said there were more than 18,000 volunteers in his electorate of Forde, and he wanted to thank each and every one of them…

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