JDRF doing important work

I recently had a virtual catch up with my little mate, Zeph. He is age 9 and a JDRF advocate for Forde.  We caught up to have a chat about their current campaign ‘More Tech for More People living with Ty...

Celebrations not over yet

We recently celebrated the closing of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games; it was certainly a challenging journey for our athletes on the road to Tokyo. However, their hard work and determination paid off with Aus...

Safety vital for wellbeing

Feeling safe in our community is vital for our overall health and wellbeing. Whether you are at home, at work or out in the community you can count on the hardworking policemen and women of the Logan community ...

Community spirit runs deep

Community spirit runs deep in the electorate of Forde, a large portion of this spirit comes from the hardworking community groups. These groups play an essential role in the community, being involved in a c...

Re-use, recycle and reduce

July is all about plastics. Or more correctly, it’s about NO plastics! This month marks the start of Australia’s world-first ban on the export of mixed plastic waste. Our waste export ban is not only wo...

Puppies have a nose for crime

Some of the Australian Federal Police’s (AFP) newest recruits were in Parliament last week. No, they weren’t men and women dressed in blue, they were small with furry coats and wet noses. The AFPs newest recrui...

Keep it in the community

Go Local First! That’s the name of the campaign to support our amazing small and family-owned businesses who have been doing it tough during Covid. We have 3.5 million small and family owned businesses ...

Make health your priority today

Cancer screening has been one of the most effective tools in our arsenal against the disease. With Covid lockdowns all last year, you might have overlooked your regular skin cancer check or breast screening...

Being green, and creating jobs

Batteries are an indispensable part of our life. Almost every TV remote, car key and torch require them. But we are throwing away 17,000 tonnes of batteries every year - that’s more than 10,000 family sized...