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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01 October, 2015
Indrooroopilly Senior Citizens AGM
We had a wonderful morning at the Indooroopilly Senior Citizens AGM. Congratulations to President, Cecily Walker who will continue in the position for the 20th year in a row! The club are always looking for new members to join them so if you are interested in social outings and making new frien... Read more
28 September, 2015
Men’s Shed funding secured
Our local Men’s Sheds play a very important role in our community. They keep men active and contribute to their mental health and physical wellbeing. To ensure certainty, the Coalition Government has guaranteed funding for Men’s Sheds for a further three years. The decision to guarant... Read more
23 September, 2015
Ryan Community Service Awards
The Mitchelton Meals on Wheels Annual General Meeting was a perfect occasion to present four Ryan Community Service Awards to some truly deserving volunteers. The recipients on this occasion were; Carolyn Lowry, Nan McRobbie, Rosemaree Lewis and Chris Hall who have a combined service of 110 year... Read more
20 September, 2015
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12 September, 2015
National Stroke Week
September 14 to 20 is National Stroke Week, an annual event that aims to raise the awareness of stroke within the community. During this week we are all reminded to “Be aware, live healthy and get checked”. Stroke kills more women than breast cancer and more men than prostate cancer.... Read more
03 September, 2015
Australian National Flag Day
Today is Australian National Flag Day, celebrating the first time the Australian Flag was flown on 3 September 1901. Our flag is unique to any other. It is the only flag to fly over an entire continent. It is also the first ever to be chosen by an open public competition, with over thirty t... Read more
31 August, 2015
Ryan students set to study in the Indo-Pacific region under the New Colombo Plan
Students from Ryan will live, study and work in 28 different locations across the Indo-Pacific under the 2016 mobility round of the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan. Jane Prentice, Federal Member for Ryan, said students from The University of Queensland are among the thousands of ... Read more
30 August, 2015
Legacy Week
Legacy supports around 90,000 Australian families of Defence personnel who have lost their lives or their health for our country. Legacy Week (30 August – 5 September) raises awareness and funds for these families. Thousands of our ADF members are currently deployed overseas. Donating an... Read more
26 August, 2015
Environment Grants
Right across Australia, the Green Army is making a real difference to the environment and local communities through projects such as restoring and protecting habitat, weeding, planting, cleaning up creeks and rivers and restoring cultural heritage places. We already have four Green Army projects... Read more
22 August, 2015
Launch of jobactive
I recently joined Assistant Minister for Employment, the Hon Luke Hartsuyker for the launch of jobactive at the Sarina Russo Job Access office in Indooroopilly. jobactive is the Coalition Government’s $6.8 billion programme to help meet the needs of job seekers and employers, particularly youn... Read more
27 July, 2015
National Blood Donors Week
During National Blood Donors Week we celebrate and recognise the almost 500,000 Australians who save countless lives by giving 1.4 million blood donations each year. One in three people will need a blood donation in their life time and currently only one in thirty give blood, so if you haven&rsqu... Read more
23 July, 2015
Blackwood Street Chamber of Commerce
The Blackwood Street Chamber of Commerce helps to support businesses and community groups in our area to continue to flourish and thrive. Their recent AGM saw the announcement of their new President, Lee Hurst who I congratulate on her new role. Lee is the café manager at the fabulous Geroni... Read more
21 July, 2015
National Tree Day
This Sunday, 26 July, is National Tree Day. 2015 is a special year as Planet Ark celebrates 20 years of planting trees. There are two Tree Day events in the Ryan electorate; The Cubberla-Witton Catchments Network will be at Toowong Creek and SEQ Catchments will be showcasing two local nurse... Read more
18 July, 2015
Do you know someone "worthy of  attention"?
We have some amazing and inspiring individuals in the Ryan electorate who make an incredible contribution to our community. It is important we recognise these people and acknowledge their work. Nominations are now open for the Australian of the Year Awards so why not nominate someone you know who... Read more
16 July, 2015
Anstead Green Army
The Federal Government’s Green Army programme encourages and educates young Australians about environmental conservation. The four Green Army Projects in Ryan are well underway and I was delighted to visit the team at Anstead to see what they have been up to. They are doing a remarkable job... Read more
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