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JANE PRENTICE MP, Federal Member for Ryan

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17 February, 2016
Stronger Communities Programme – Round Two now open!
I am delighted to announce that Round Two of the Stronger Communities Programme is now open. The Coalition Government recognises the importance of not-for-profit groups in our community. In 2015 we announced the Stronger Communities Programme, which will support local volunteer organisations with... Read more
15 February, 2016
Moggill State School celebrates 150 years
I was delighted to celebrate 150 years of Moggill State School with the community. It is not only a remarkable achievement for the school but is also an example of the strength of our community. It is lovely that the ancestors of some of the original pupils still attend the school. Congratulation... Read more
11 February, 2016
Organ Donation Register
There are 1600 people on the waiting list for a new organ at any one time in Australia and sadly fifty Australians die every year waiting. Out of 24 million Australians, only 1.8 million are registered donors, and only one percent of deaths happen in circumstances which allow the deceased to beco... Read more
27 January, 2016
Australia Day in Ryan
It was wonderful to welcome more than three hundred new citizens at the many Australia Day Ceremonies in the Ryan electorate. It is a great honour to see how special it is for these individuals to become Australians and how they embrace their new country’s traditions. We are a very inclusi... Read more
13 January, 2016
Ryan NBN Rollout Map
Below is a map detailing NBN Co's latest rollout plan for the Ryan electorate indicating where construction is likely to begin before September 2018. I am pleased that all suburbs in Ryan have been included in this latest schedule.  Click on the links below for further information o... Read more
21 December, 2015
Support Services and useful contact details
Below are some useful contact details you may need this holiday season... Police/ Fire / Ambulance                               &... Read more
11 December, 2015
School holidays officially begin today and I know many of you will be going on holidays and taking trips. Below are some tips to make sure you stay safe on the road. 1. PLAN your journey. Think about traffic conditions and the best route. 2. SEATBELTS – ensure that you and passengers ar... Read more
10 December, 2015
Christmas Cards for our ADF
Once again I asked children from primary schools in Ryan to decorate Christmas Cards for our deployed ADF members, this year with a rather special incentive! All their creations are going direct to our friends and neighbours from the Gallipoli Barracks. Once again I was blown away by their thou... Read more
19 November, 2015
Supporting our ADF this Christmas
I was honoured to take the salute on behalf of the Prime Minister and the Defence Minister when I addressed the troops at the Farewell Parade at Gallipoli Barracks in November. Task Group TAJI-2 is the second rotation to be deployed to assist the mission in Iraq and on behalf of all Australians I... Read more
10 November, 2015
Queensland Tennis Awards
In November the Queensland Tennis Community came together to celebrate local coaches, communities, volunteers, tournaments and players at the Tennis Queensland Awards. As an Ambassador for Tennis Queensland I was delighted to present two awards on the night; the Ashley Cooper Medal – awarded t... Read more
01 November, 2015
Shop Small Month
November is ‘Shop Small’ month and I encourage all residents of Ryan to make an effort to shop at our local small businesses. Small businesses are the backbone of our community. There are more than 13,000 registered in Ryan, providing tens of thousands of jobs and a vital boost to o... Read more
30 October, 2015
Mt Crosby/ Karana Downs NBN Forum
Following the NBN Forum on Thursday 29 October for residents of Mt Crosby and Karana Downs, here are some useful links for your information. Telecommunications Ombudsmen: https://www.tio.com.au/ (please find a link to the information brochure below) NBN Co: http://www.nbnco.com.au/   P... Read more
27 October, 2015
With the days getting hotter and longer, now is a good time to prepare for storm season. There are a few quick things you can do around your house to make sure you are ready for whatever the season brings.  Check your home and contents insurance and make sure it covers everything y... Read more
19 October, 2015
Local Veterans Benefit from Funding Boost
Veterans Support and Advocacy Services (VSAS) at Toowong was one of four groups in Ryan who recently received funding to continue their important work in our local veteran community. The funding is part of the Australian Government’s Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants pr... Read more
17 October, 2015
Green Army
Over the past six months our four Green Army teams have been doing an outstanding job restoring native vegetation in our bushlands. The Round 2 projects are all almost complete and I was delighted to visit the Anstead team with Councillor Matthew Bourke to present them with their graduation certific... Read more
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