More than 3.7 million pensioners in Australia, including over 14,000 pensioners in Bonner, will receive an increase to their payments from September 20, Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said today.
“Single age pensioners will receive an increase of up to $11.50 a fortnight, while age pensioner couples will receive up to $17.40 extra a fortnight, the second rise this year,” Mr Vasta said.
“This means total pension payments for people on the maximum rate will be $854.30 a fortnight for singles, and $1,288.00 a fortnight ... more
This weekend marks one year since the Australian people entrusted the Coalition with the job of building a stronger Australia.
Since then we have been working to deliver on our commitments to you and to make decisions that are in the best long-term interests of our country.
Our focus has been on building a strong, prosperous economy and a safe and secure Australia.
We’re making progress:
· The Carbon Tax is gone;
· The boat... more
Residents in Bonner should ensure they have retuned their digital television equipment, as part of the national relocation of digital television services that is due to end in December 2014, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said today.
"This retune process has been occurring progressively, moving free-to-air TV channels to different frequencies in order to make spectrum available for next-generation services such as mobile broadband,” Mr Vasta said.
"On or after their retune date, people will need to have retuned their digital... more