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$87,000 TO IMPROVE ROAD SAFETY FOR WYNNUM LOCALS
28 April, 2016
Road safety in Queensland has received a boost with a new round of funding announced under the Black Spot Programme. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today announced funding of $87,000 to fix the intersection of Bay Terrace and Bride... Read more
HONOURING OUR LOCAL VETERANS
18 April, 2016
Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta today said it was important to take the time to honour the legacy of our ANZACs, as well as the service of our local veterans, through upcoming ANZAC commemorations being held throughout the Bonner electorate. Mr Vasta today hosted a special morning tea for loca... Read more
NDIS roll-out to change the lives of people in Bonner
23 March, 2016
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is set to continue being introduced in Bonner, following the Commonwealth and Queensland governments reaching agreement on the full rollout of the scheme in Queensland. Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said around 91,000 Queenslander living with dis... Read more
CHILDREN IN BONNER TO BENEFIT FROM UNIVERSAL ACCESS
15 March, 2016
Over 2000 children in Bonner will benefit from the Turnbull Government’s National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said $840 million in Federal funding will be available for quality preschool programmes across the c... Read more
STRONGER COMMUNITIES ROUND 2 NOW OPEN IN BONNER
22 February, 2016
Local government and incorporated not-for-profit organisations in Bonner are invited to apply for funding for small capital projects through Round 2 of the Stronger Communities Programme (SCP), Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. Applications for SCP grants of $5,000 to $20,000 will b... Read more
BONNER ICE ROUND TABLE PROMOTES LOCAL ACTION
01 February, 2016
Local teamwork and promoting local solutions are the key to tackling the ice scourge in the community, Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said at an ice round table he hosted in Wynnum on Friday. Mr Vasta was joined by Minister for Rural Health and Minister responsible for alcohol and drug policy... Read more
HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE IN BONNER INTO WORK
19 November, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today invited local organisations in the electorate to apply for funding to deliver projects that will help vulnerable young people find and keep a job, as part of the Government’s new Empowering YOUth Initiatives. "I invite not-for-profit community org... Read more
Upgrades Underway at Holland Park West Black Spots
06 November, 2015
Work has started on upgrading two black-spot intersections on Messines Ridge Road in Holland Park West, Brisbane. Minister for Major Projects Paul Fletcher said the $1.7 million total cost of the upgrades will be provided through the Australian Government's Black Spot Programme. &ld... Read more
GRANTS AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT BONNER VOLUNTEERS
02 November, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today encouraged local community organisations to apply for a grant of up to $5000 to assist the work of their volunteers.   The funding is being provided under a $20 million Volunteer Grant funding round, announced by the Minister for... Read more
SUPERFAST BROADBAND ON THE WAY TO BONNER
16 October, 2015
Superfast broadband is coming to more than 59,500 homes and businesses in Bonner under an accelerated three-year rollout of the nbn. Across Australia the nbn is powering ahead with the release today of a comprehensive construction plan to network 9.5 million premises nationwide. Today nbn is relea... Read more
GREEN ARMY TEAMS GRADUATE IN BONNER
02 October, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta has invited enthusiastic 17-24 year olds in the electorate to join what is fast becoming the largest-ever team of young Australians supporting environmental action across the country, as local Green Army workers today celebrated their graduation. “The Gre... Read more
FUNDING CERTAINTY FOR LOCAL MEN’S SHEDS IN BONNER
08 September, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today said local Men’s Sheds in his electorate would benefit from the Abbott Coalition Government’s Father’s Day announcement of $4.5 million in additional funding for the National Shed Development Programme (NSDP). “To provide certainty... Read more
CITIPOINTE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE RECOGNISED IN ANZAC DAY SCHOOLS’ AWARDS
02 September, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today presented Citipointe Christian College in Carindale with an Australian Government Anzac Day Schools’ Award. “The students and staff of Citipointe should be very proud of the Highly Commended award they’ve received today,” Mr Vasta ... Read more
$1 MILLION CRIME STOPPERS CAMPAIGN TO HELP COMBAT ICE SCOURGE
24 August, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta has welcomed the Coalition Government’s announcement that $1 million in funding would be made available to Crime Stoppers to roll out a national ‘Dob in a Dealer’ campaign to help combat Australia’s ice scourge. Mr Vasta said the nationa... Read more
SCHOOL COMPETITION TO HONOUR AUSTRALIA’S VIETNAM VETERANS
20 August, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today encouraged secondary schools in Bonner to participate in the Australian Government’s Honouring Australian Vietnam Veterans schools’ competition. The competition encourages students in Year 9 and 10 to explore the service of Australia’s V... Read more
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