Jane Prentice MP, Federal Member for Ryan - Coat of Arms
HON. JANE PRENTICE MP
Federal Member for Ryan
Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services
JANE PRENTICE MP, Federal Member for Ryan

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27 February, 2017
Clean Up Australia Day
Don’t forget Clean up Australia Day is Sunday 5 March. See the list below for events happening in our local community. Make sure to check out www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.au  to find out more about the day and register to help out.   ... Read more
27 February, 2017
Phoenix Netball Court Grand Opening
I was delighted to attend the Grand Opening of the Phoenix Netball courts at Ferny Grove yesterday. Phoenix Netball Club was the proud recipient of a Federal Government Stronger Communities Programme grant last year. This grant of $20,000 was used for the lighting of these new courts. Which will ext... Read more
24 February, 2017
The innovations of UQ
The innovation coming out of the University of Queensland never ceases to amaze me. UQ really is a world leader. I visited the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) to find out more about their Queensland Emory Drug Discovery Initiative (QEDDI) which aims to translate innovative academic research... Read more
23 February, 2017
Coffee Mornings
I enjoyed hosting three ‘coffee catch-ups’ this month around the electorate - they are a great way to meet residents and discuss their ideas for our community and the issues that matter most to them. I will be hosting more coffee mornings this month – keep an eye on m... Read more
07 February, 2017
Welcoming another 'Aussie' to the Ryan electorate
It was lovely to welcome so many new Australians to the electorate on Australia Day. However, Miss Evelyne Mihuhi from Burundi, Africa was looking forward to making her pledge on 26 January but a mix up with directions saw her arrive too late for the formalities. I was honoured to preside over Ev... Read more
03 February, 2017
Launch of 'Food Lab by Ben Milbourne'
I was delighted to launch a new and exciting TV series that promotes the important link between science and food. ‘Food Lab by Ben Milbourne’ is a 13 part series (3pm Saturdays on Channel 10), co-produced by the University of Queensland, which explores the importance of science around us... Read more
01 February, 2017
Improved mobile coverage
From Kholo, to Mount Crosby, Karana Downs and Upper Brookfield the Coalition Government is improving mobile coverage with new or upgraded mobile base stations as part of the our Mobile Black Spot Program. This program will mean that local residents in the Ryan electorate can look forward to incre... Read more
25 January, 2017
NDIS Sector Development Fund launch at Amparo Advocacy
The National Disability Insurance Scheme is the largest and most important change to the delivery of support for people with disability this country has ever seen. It gives all Australians peace of mind that if their child or loved one is born with or acquires a permanent and significant disability ... Read more
24 January, 2017
Seqwater Play it Safe Campaign
 Seqwater is encouraging South East Queenslanders to ‘play it safe’ while out in our waterways with a photograph competition. They are asking people to take a photo or “#safey” showing how you and your friends and family have fun in the water while being safe. They bette... Read more
22 January, 2017
Vinnies Grovely
Another local organisation looking for volunteers is Vinnies Grovely on Dawson Parade. They do a wonderful job supporting the community and are always in need of a helping hand to assist them to sort through donations. When I delivered clothing items I was assured they take items in any reasonable c... Read more
20 January, 2017
eWaste Connection
 Don’t wait for Kerbside Collection! Local organisation eWaste Connection partners with the Shed West Men’s Shed, local schools and other community groups to dismantle and recycle electronic waste including old computers, televisions, or obsolete electrical equipment. They are a soc... Read more
20 December, 2016
Christmas Service Times in the Ryan electorate
Ryan Christmas Service Times Church Day Time Where Contact ... Read more
18 November, 2016
Launch of Disability Inclusion Planning Guide
 As Assistant Minister for Disability Services I have the opportunity to talk to many organisations about the importance of community inclusion for people with disability. I was honoured to host the National Disability Awards recently and especially proud that the Brisbane City Council won the ... Read more
18 August, 2016
Green Army Launch
I was delighted to Officially launch the latest Green Army project for Ryan. The Moggill Creek Catchment Group, in conjunction with Health Waterways and Catchments, has received two Green Army Projects within the Moggill Creek riparian zone. Most of the team’s time will be spent in three ar... Read more
15 August, 2016
Three local volunteering legends
Recently we paid tribute to some very special members of our community and recognised their volunteering efforts over the years. The Wests Junior Rugby League Football Club named two ovals in honour of three tireless volunteers who have contributed to the club. Erica Quinn and Ron Raper were maj... Read more
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