STEM Centre gets a boost with $10,000

Loganlea State High School’s new state of the art STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Centre has been given a much needed funding boost through the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the school received a funding grant of $10,000 under Round 3 of the Stronger Communities…

Grant keeping Shailer Park kids cool

Shailer Park State High School’s performing arts students will be able to stay cool thanks to the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen MP said the school received a grant of $5525 under Round 3 of the Stronger Communities Programme. “Shailer Park high’s P&C team did a great job…

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…

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…

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.…

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…