Bert van Manen
|Bert van Manen
|Member of the Australian Parliament
21 August 2010
|Preceded by||Brett Raguse|
24 March 1965 |
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.
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Forde