Carbon Tax to Hit Seniors

Tuesday, 12th July 2011 Carbon tax will hurt Senior Australians   Bert van Manen MP, Federal Member for Forde has joined Shadow Minister for Seniors Bronwyn Bishop, in condemning the Labor-Green Government’s carbon tax announcement which is set to punish senior Australians in Forde including those still in the work force, self-funded retirees and pensioners.…

Details

Gillard’s Costly Tax

Sunday, 10th July 2011   JULIA GILLARD’S UNNECESSARY AND COSTLY $9 BILLION TAX WILL HIT FAMILIES IN FORDE “The Labor/Greens carbon tax will drive up prices, threaten jobs and do nothing for the environment,” Bert van Manen MP, Federal Member for Forde said today.   “Australia’s forgotten families are already struggling and the carbon tax…

Details

Ormeau Lions’ – Monthly Dance

      DANCE  to the music of      “The Goldtones” 50/50 Old Time & New Vogue       When:    First Saturday each month                                 at 7.30pm      Where:   Pimpama School of Arts Hall       Cost:       $10 includes supper and Lucky Door Prize         Ormeau Lions   raising funds        for local, national and international projects  

Details

Ormeau Fair – 5th Birthday

        ** 5th Birthday ** Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th August at                        Peachey Road, Ormeau       FREE ADMISSION!!       SIDESHOW ALLEY!! SHOWBAGS!!    SCHOOL CHOIRS & BANDS!!     SAT. NIGHT FIREWORKS!! TWO STAGES with LIVE ENTERTAINMENT!! V8 Supercars!!                                for more information contact Norm Jessen 0411 645520                   or…

Details

Rotary Raises Funds for Mental Health Research

  Wednesday, 18th May 2011   Rotary Raises Funds for Mental Health Research   Australians are encouraged to wear a hat on Friday to help Rotary raise funds for mental health research.   Bert van Manen MP, Federal Member for Forde is delighted to offer support to Rotary’s new action and awareness day on 20…

Details

Parliamentary Education in Forde

Thursday, 19th May 2011   Parliamentary Education in Forde   Today, Bert van Manen MP, Federal Member for Forde visited three schools in the Forde electorate to speak at special Parliamentary Education seminars.   Eagleby State School, St Joseph’s Trobuk Memorial School and Upper Coomera Anglican College were the three lucky schools to be visited…

Details

Be Active and Walk to School!

Tuesday, 17th May 2011   Be Active and Walk to School! Says Bert van Manen MP   Bert van Manen MP, the Federal Member for Forde, is encouraging all primary school children, their parents and carers to take part in National Walk Safely to School Day on Friday 20th May.   Walk Safely to School…

Details

Government Forced to Admit Budget Bad for Families

Monday, 16th May 2011   Government Forced to Admit Budget Bad for Families AT START OF NATIONAL FAMILIES WEEK   “The Government has today finally admitted what the Coalition has been saying since last Tuesday night – the Government’s self-described ‘Labor Budget’ is bad for families” said Bert van Manen MP, Federal Member for Forde.…

Details

Family Relationship Services Face Funding Cuts

Monday, 16th May 2011   National Families Week 15-21 May Family Relationship Services Face Funding Cuts   “It is regrettable that the Gillard Government didn’t bear in mind the theme of this year’s National Families Week when framing its Budget” said Bert van Manen MP, Federal Member for Forde today.   The theme of the…

Details