Last night’s Budget is part of the Abbott Government’s Economic Action Strategy to build a strong, prosperous economy for a safe, secure Australia.
This is part of the Government’s Economic Action Strategy to invest a record $10.3 billion in productivity-enhancing infrastructure in Queensland which will create thousands of jobs, slash travel times and boost economic growth.
“At the election, the Coalition made the solemn promise to get the Budget back under control, as well as scrap the Carbon Tax, end the waste, stop the boats and build the roads of the 21st century. This Budget keeps that pledge”, said Federal Member for Forde, Bert van Manen MP
Mr van Manen said the projects in the Forde electorate to will receive funding including;
– Beenleigh Town Centre Upgrade: $3,000,000
– SES Volunteer Grants – Beenleigh: $10,000; and
– SES Volunteer Grants – Logan West: $10,000
“Projects like these are true community building ones, this funding will help unlock the economic capacity of Forde, making it an even better place to live and do business,” Mr van Manen said.
The Abbott Government’s infrastructure package will drive growth and create jobs so that we can have a stronger, more prosperous economy Forde.
“The key goal of the Budget is to strengthen the economy – because when you strengthen the economy, small businesses succeed, families have less pressure on them and jobs are created.” Mr van Manen said.
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