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

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28 August, 2017
Local Sporting Champions
I was delighted to host some of our most recent Local Sporting Champions for a congratulatory afternoon tea. These remarkable young athletes are striving to achieve their sporting dreams and I am proud the Federal Government is able to support them through the Local Sporting Champions Grants program... Read more
20 July, 2017
Small Business Bonanza
We have a strong and successful small business community and I was delighted to welcome Minister for Small Business, the Hon Michael McCormack to Ryan as part of our “Small Business Bonanza”.  The ‘Bonanza’ included a networking breakfast, a small business walkthrough a... Read more
18 July, 2017
Stronger Communities Programme - Nominations now open
I am delighted to announce Round Three of the Stronger Communities Programme is now open!  The Stronger Communities Programme supports local volunteer organisations with small infrastructure projects for the benefit of the community. These projects can include clubhouse upgrades, lighting fixt... Read more
14 July, 2017
Project Open Doors
I appreciated the opportunity to help Launch Griffith University's Project Open Doors – an initiative that aims to breakdown misconceptions about people with disability.  The project gives student journalists the opportunity to look into the issues faced by people with disability and hig... Read more
10 July, 2017
National Firearms Amnesty
The National Firearms Amnesty will give Australians an opportunity to hand in unregistered and unwanted firearms and improve community safety. It is an opportunity for any person who has an unregistered or unwanted firearm, such as a family heirloom, to dispose of it without fear of being prosecuted... Read more
26 June, 2017
NBN Information
Services over the NBN network are switching on from next month for more than 6000 premises across Anstead, Bellbowrie, Brookfield, Kenmore Hills, Moggill, Pinjarra Hills and Pullenvale. With the increase in the availability of the NBN in the Ryan electorate, I want to let residents know to keep an ... Read more
23 June, 2017
Small Business Forum
  We have a very strong small business community in the Ryan electorate with more than 13,000 registered businesses. As a Government, we are committed supporting small business to ensure it strengthens and grows. This is why I have organised a Ryan Small Business Forum with Minister for Smal... Read more
29 April, 2017
Innovation in disability employment
As Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services I am committed to reducing barriers for people with disability and improving their employment outcomes. As I travel across the country meeting with stakeholders, I am always on the lookout for innovative ideas to assist in achieving t... Read more
21 April, 2017
Best fish and chips in Ryan
 Do you have a favourite local fish and chip shop?  Nominations for the 2017 Australian Fish and Chips Awards are officially open and the search is on for Australia’s best. Although we lack beaches here in the Ryan electorate; we are not short on delicious fish and chips. We have ... Read more
13 April, 2017
Easter Services
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27 March, 2017
$5m grants for Smart Tech
Eligible organisations in Ryan can apply for up to $5 million in funding to support smart tech projects for local communities through the Federal Government’s $50 million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program. The program will support the rollout of technology and data solutions for local communiti... Read more
17 March, 2017
The Gap RSL Medal Ceremony
 I recently joined The Gap RSL Sub Branch for a very moving ceremony for the family of two WWII Servicemen, Warrant Officer Arthur Chapman and Private Wilfred Chapman. Arthur Chapman was killed in action in 1943 on his first mission. He was promoted to Warrant Officer at the time of his death,... Read more
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
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