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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BONNER SCHOOLS ENCOURAGED TO GET INVOLVED IN NATIONAL LITERACY AND NUMERACY WEEK

Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, is today encouraging local schools to get involved in National Literacy and Numeracy Week, which runs from 25 to 31 August.   “National Literacy and Numeracy Week aims to celebrate learning and raise awareness of the importance of reading, writing and maths skills. I encourage all schools in our community to get involved,” Mr Vasta said.   The literacy activities this year are A Poem in Your Pocket and Read for Australia. The numeracy activity is Reach for the Stars.   •  ... more

BOOST TO BONNER THROUGH LOCAL GOVERNMENT GRANTS

New payments to councils in Bonner are being made today under the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said today.  “Brisbane City Council will receive a total of $38.4 million this financial year,” Mr Vasta said.  “The Coalition Government is providing $2.3 billion to local councils nationwide in 2014-15 alone, including $453.1 million to Queensland councils.”  Mr Vasta said the Government is committed to supporting local communities to deliver the serv... more

Green Army gearing up for action in Bonner

  Young people in Bonner will be among the first 17 to 24 year olds to join the Australian Government’s Green Army and become part of the largest environmental movement in Australia’s history, Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. "The first round of Green Army projects is set to get underway in the coming weeks, and I’m pleased to announce Bonner will be one of the first to host a Green Army project team," Mr Vasta said. "Young Australians will now have the opportunity to be a part of one of the Government's major envir... more

Community News

Australian of the Year Awards 2016

Nominations for the Australian of the Year Awards 2016 are now open!Each year our nation celebrates the achievement and contribution of eminent Austra... more

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

 

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