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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
ROSS VASTA FAREWELLS LOCAL AMBASSADORS
20 August, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta MP has farewelled local Mansfield State High School students ahead of their exchange programme to France. Ross was particularly proud to have Zac Look, one of Mansfield SHS’s Year 12 students, contact him directly to request the National Australian Flag ... Read more
13 August, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today announced that the next application rounds for the Australian Government’s Green Army and 20 Million Trees programmes were now open. “The Government wants local people to join the Green Army t... Read more
Upgraded car park complete in Gumdale
06 August, 2015
 The Australian Government is continuing to deliver on its commitments to fund community infrastructure upgrades in Bonner, with today’s opening of the $25,600 Gumdale Car Park upgrade. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta, who joined the local community today to officially open the upgr... Read more
APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY PROJECT FUNDING OPEN IN BONNER
03 August, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today encouraged local government and incorporated not-for-profit organisations to apply for funding for small capital projects in the community as part of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities programme. “The Abbott Government is again... Read more
SPORTING SCHOOLS KICKS OFF ACROSS AUSTRALIA
27 July, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today announced that 20 local schools in the Bonner electorate had signed up to be a part of Sporting Schools, the Abbott Government’s $100 million initiative aimed to improve children’s’ health through getting more primary school age students... Read more
NEW COUNTRY OF ORIGIN FOOD LABELS IN BONNER
22 July, 2015
Consumers in Bonner and across Australia will soon benefit from clearer, simpler information about where products come from. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said new country of origin food labels will begin to appear on supermarket shelves later this year. “It is important to ensure co... Read more
FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL BONNER VETERANS
14 July, 2015
Manly-Lota RSL in Bonner today welcomed Government funding that will assist them in continuing their important work providing support to the local veteran community. The funding was part of the Australian Government’s Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants programme, which ... Read more
UPGRADED MEN’S SHED OPENS IN MT GRAVATT
13 July, 2015
Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta joined the local community on the weekend for the opening of the Mt Gravatt Men’s Shed Extension, a jointly funded project between the Australian Government and the Mt Gravatt Men’s Shed. “The project will provide a venue for the residents of... Read more
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