Welfare review public submissions closing soon

Federal Member for Forde, Bert van Manen MP, is encouraging people in Forde to have their say on the recently released interim report proposing improvements to Australia’s welfare system. van Manen says public submissions need to be lodged by Friday, 8 August. “The interim report, ‘A New System for Better Employment and Social Outcomes’, proposes…

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GREAT NEWS!!! Carbon Tax Repeal Media Release

  “Today’s vote by the Senate to repeal the Carbon Tax is great news for local families and small businesses”, Federal Member for Forde, Bert van Manen said today. “Scrapping the Carbon Tax will save the average household around $550 a year, including around $200 on the average household electricity bill and around $70 on…

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My First Speech Competition 2014

The House of Representatives has announced a national My First Speech competition for year 10 to 12 students across Australia. This competition will provide the opportunity for three lucky students to be flown to Canberra with a parent or guardian to present their speeches lives and undertake a program at Parliament House. The competition asks…

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