New Child Safety Initiative Launched in Forde

New Child Safety Initiative Launched in Forde   On Friday Bert van Manen MP Federal Member for Forde officially welcomed the ‘Ditto in a Box Education Pack’ with Bravehearts at St Stephens College in Coomera.   The ‘Ditto in a Box Education Pack’ was developed to extend the popular ‘Ditto Child Safety Show’ which recently…

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Nominations Open for National Volunteer Awards

Nominations Open For National Volunteer Awards     Federal Member for Forde, Bert van Manen MP is calling for locals to nominate people and organisations who support and strengthen their community through volunteer efforts for the Australian Governments National Volunteer Awards.   Mr van Manen said he plans to recognise the selfless work of 10…

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Young Voice of Forde

Young Voice of Forde   Congratulations to Selena Lang, a year 12 Student from Rivermount College, for taking out the first ever ‘Young Voice of Forde Competition’.   Selena was followed closely by year 11 Kimberley College student, McKinley Fiveash, who gave a passionate speech about NAPLAN failing school children with learning difficulties. The competition…

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Have you completed the Coalitions Broadband Survey?

The Coalition is committed to upgrading broadband sooner, cheaper and more affordably for consumers.   The Coalition’s plan for better broadband will encourage competition among infrastructure providers rather than stamp it out.   It will see existing infrastructure used where possible and will use a mix of technologies, meaning broadband speeds will be upgraded much…

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Safer Streets Under a Coalition Government

  Safer Streets under a Coalition Government   Local communities in Forde will be able to apply for crime prevention infrastructure such as better lighting, fixed or mobile cameras, under a major plan announced by the Coalition. In our first year, a future Coalition government will provide $50 million to tackle crime hotspots and help…

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