Safer Streets Funding in Forde – Media Release 20th May 2014

The Coalition Government has delivered on its commitment to address crime and anti-social behaviour, Member for Forde Bert van Manen said today. The 2014-15 Federal Budget includes funding under the Coalition Government’s Safer Streets Programme where proceeds of crime will be directed to fund local crime prevention projects including: $105,000 for closed circuit television cameras…

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Budget Delivers on Commitments for People with Disabilities and Carers – Media Release 15th May 2014

  Budget Delivers on Commitments for People with Disabilities and Carers The Government will honour its commitments to deliver the National Disability Insurance Scheme, set up the Young Carer Bursary Programme and establish the Disability and Carers Industry Advisory Council.   Federal Member for Forde, Bert van Manen said The Coalition Government is 100% committed to…

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Increased Funding and More Flexible Arrangements for Aged Care – Media Release 15th May 2014

Increased Funding and More Flexible Arrangements for Aged Care     The Coalition Government will meet its election commitments in aged care through increased funding which is better targeted and more flexible.   Federal Member for Forde, Bert van Manen MP said previous government’s Aged Care Workforce Supplement, which imposed red tape on aged care providers, will…

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Largest-Ever Investment in Child Care Professional Development – Media Release 9th May 2014

The Largest-Ever Investment in Child Care Professional Development – Media Release 9th May 2014   Bert van Manen MP has welcomed the Coalition Government’s announcement of the largest-ever investment in the professional development of the long day care sector.    Mr van Manen said the $200 million Long Day Care Professional Development Programme (LDCPDP), would…

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