Working hard for Bonner

As your local Federal Member, it’s my job to ensure that the Federal Government delivers results for Bonner. 

Having grown up locally, I understand the issues facing us in our local area and know how important it is to have good representation in Federal Parliament in Canberra. 

My team and I can assist you in a range of different areas, particularly those of Federal Government responsibility like social security, Job Services Australia, veteran’s affairs, taxation, Medicare, immigration and small business. You are also welcome to contact me to organise special congratulatory messages from the Governor-General and Prime Minister for major wedding anniversary and birthday milestones.  more...

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Calling for Green Army projects in Bonner!

  The launch of the Green Army is getting closer and the Government is now calling on councils and community groups to submit ideas for new projects in Bonner. An application form and project guidelines for Green Army projects are now available for organisations to begin planning new projects under the Green Army Programme. “The Government is looking for projects that will make a real difference to the environment and local communities,” Ross Vasta MP said. The Green Army will be Australia’s largest-ever team supporting envir... more


    The Abbott Coalition Government has delivered its election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families.   385 of veterans living in Bonner will benefit from the Government’s legislation which delivers fair indexation.    Ross Vasta MP welcomed the passage of the Defence Force Retirement Benefits Legislation Amendment (Fair Indexation) Bill 2014 through the Senate, giving effect to the Government’s commitment to give veterans a fair go in Bonner and across Australia.  “Thursd... more

Contract Awarded for Gateway Motorway Project at Wishart

Major works are set to kick-off on Brisbane's south side, with McIlwain Civil awarded one of the Gateway Motorway project's main contracts.Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said works for the Gateway Upgrade South project include upgrading Mount Gravatt-Capalaba Road and the Gateway Motorway interchange at Wishart.“Mount Gravatt-Capalaba Road carries more than 35,000 vehicles per day. With so much traffic coming through, safety is a top priority so I am happy to see this import... more

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Brisbane Aiport Community Information Exchange

Brisbane Airport invites you to attend the Brisbane Airport Community Information Exchange being held in May 2014.The event will be held in the Villag... more


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