Grant supporting Beenleigh SHS catering students

The Turnbull Government’s Stronger Communities Programme is driving improvements across the Forde region, with Beenleigh State High School receiving a grant to help purchase new hospitality and catering equipment. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said Beenleigh State High School received a $5000 grant under Round 3 of the Stronger Communities Programme. “The…

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Language program for pre-schoolers

Around 1000 children at 31 preschools in the electorate of Forde will be given the opportunity to learn a second language this year thanks to the Turnbull Government’s Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said it was encouraging to see to see so many local preschools taking…

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Supporting unpaid carers in Forde

Australia’s hard working unpaid carers will benefit from an additional $85.6 million funding for vital support services thanks to the Turnbull Coalition Government. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the new support services were in recognition of the important contribution unpaid carers were providing to their families, the community, and the nation.…

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Grants available for NAIDOC Week celebrations

Coalition Government investing $1.4 million for local communities to celebrate 2018 NAIDOC Week. NAIDOC Week celebrations will run from July 8-15, 2018, guided by the theme ‘Because of her, we can!’ to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Grant applications open until April 3, 2018. Communities across the country will be supported to celebrate…

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Grants available for environmental projects

Community, landcare, environment and other natural resource management groups in Forde can apply for funding to help restore the environment in the Logan and Gold Coast regions under the Coalition Government’s $5 million Environment Small Grants opportunity. The Government is providing the grants under Phase 2 of the National Landcare Program to help communities deliver…

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More Qld food heading for Aussie kitchens

Mandatory Country of Origin food labeling standards to come into effect on July 1, 2018 Labelling system shows percentage of locally-produced content in food An online tool and support services to assist business with the transition Aussies will soon be able to choose more Aussie grown food once the Coalition Government’s Country of Origin Labelling standards…

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