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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PRIME MINISTER'S PRESS RELEASE - MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH17

Please find below the Prime Minister Tony Abbott's statement on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. Our thoughts and prayers go to the families affected.MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH17 The thoughts and prayers of all Australians today are with the families and loved ones of the Australians that have tragically been killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Our hearts go out to the families of all the dead. At least 27 Australians citizens have lost their lives on flight MH17. Nine resided in Queensland, nine in Victoria, seven in Western Au... more

CARBON TAX REPEAL WILL BENEFIT OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

Yesterday’s vote by the Senate to repeal the Carbon Tax is great news for local families and small businesses,” Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today.  “Scrapping the Carbon Tax will save the average household around $550 a year, including around $200 on the average household electricity bill, and around $70 on the average gas bill, Mr Vasta said.  “The Government’s consumer watchdog, the ACCC, has been given extra funding and powers to ensure that savings are passed on to consumers.”  “Scrapping the Carbon Tax wi... more

AGED CARE FEE ESTIMATOR LAUNCHED

People looking for aged care services in Bonner will now have access to an online tool that will help them estimate their aged care costs, Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said today.  “The Fee Estimator, available online or via phone, will allow people to enter their income and assets, and receive an estimate of the fees they may be asked to pay when they enter residential care or access home care,” Mr Vasta said.  “Navigating the aged care system can be complex, but the Fee Estimator will help older people access personalise... more

Community News

Mount Gravatt-Capalaba Road Upgrade- Temporary shared path closure

The section of Bulimba Creek bikeway from Stackpole Street to Mount Gravatt-Capalaba Road, will be closed from May 2014 to April 2015, weather and con... more

Rotary Club of Wishart Book Sale

The Rotary Club of Wishart is holding their bi-annual book sale on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 May - 7.30am - 4.00pm at the Hamlyn-Harris Pavilliio... more

 

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