Bert van Manen

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Bert van Manen
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Forde
Assumed office
21 August 2010
Preceded by Brett Raguse
Personal details
Born (1965-03-24) 24 March 1965 (age 52)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Political party Family First (2007–2010)
Liberal National (2010–present)

Albertus Johannes "Bert" van Manen (born 24 March 1965) is an Australian politician. He has been a Liberal National Party of Queensland (LNP) member of the Australian House of Representatives seat of Forde since the 2010 federal election, defeating Australian Labor Party incumbent Brett Raguse.

Van Manen grew up in Waterford and Bethania after his parents emigrated from the Netherlands. He worked in financial services before entering politics. He was employed by a bank for 15 years before starting his own business.

In 2007, van Manen was the Family First Party candidate in the seat of Rankin. He received 3.53% of the primary vote in that election.

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Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Brett Raguse
Member for Forde