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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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New Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Approved for PBS Listing

People in Bonner who are suffering from pancreatic cancer will be able to access the breakthrough drug Abraxane on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from November 1.   Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said pancreatic cancer was a highly aggressive disease with very few treatment options.   “The Australian Government has committed over $92 million over four years to subsidise Abraxane, which will improve the lives of around 1,500 Australians and their families,” Mr Vasta said.   Without the PBS listing of this... more

Applications now open for Green Army projects in Bonner

The Government is now inviting young people aged 17 to 24 years old to sign up to key Green Army projects in Bonner, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said today.   “These are some of the first Green Army initiatives to roll out in the country, and are aimed at restoring and rehabilitating our local natural habitat,” Mr Vasta said.   “I encourage young people in Bonner who want to gain valuable skills, training and experience in environmental and heritage conservation fields to become a part of this monumental envir... more

Government Schools in Bonner to Share in $70 Million

Government schools in Bonner will benefit from the Australian Government’s $70 million Independent Public Schools (IPS) initiative, designed to strengthen the capacity of school communities to make better decisions for students. Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said Australian Government funding will flow to local schools as a result of an agreement between the Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and the Queensland Minister for Education, Training and Employment, the Hon John-Paul Langbroek MP. “This is great news for... more

Community News

Bulimba Creek Catchment- October Calendar

Fri 26 Sept, 7.30 – 9.30 am, planting at Sandy Camp Road, Wynnum West (near Iona College) Sat 27 Sept, 5 pm, Microbat Workshop at Cubberla-Witton Cen... more

Industry Breakfast Workshop – Hemmant and Lytton

When: Thursday, 2nd October 2014 – 7am to 10am. Where: Wynnum Golf Club, 64 Stradbroke Ave, Wynnum 4178. RSVP: Register for free at more

World Animal Day

Do you like animals? Or do you have pet that you love to pieces?  Why not join Pet City Mount Gravatt on Saturday 4 October 2014 f... more


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