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…

LOCAL VETERANS BENEFIT FROM RESTORED ADVOCACY AND SUPPORT FUNDING

Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today welcomed the restoration of Australian Government funding to assist ex-service organisations (ESOs) in continuing their important work with the local veteran community. Mr Vasta said the Queensland RSL Manly-Lota Sub-Branch would receive $13,525 in funding under the restored Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants program. “This funding…

Australian of the Year Awards 2015

Nominations for the Australian of the Year Awards 2016 are now open!Each year our nation celebrates the achievement and contribution of eminent Australians through the Australian of the Year Awards by profiling leading citizens who are role models for us all. They inspire us through their achievements and challenge us to make our own contribution…

MINNIPPI PARKLANDS RECEIVES $70,000 SAFETY BOOST

The Coalition Government maintains its commitment to fund measures that will improve safety near the Minnippi Parklands in Tingalpa. Federal Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan joined Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, and Councillor for Doboy, Ryan Murphy at Minnippi Parklands to discuss the Government’s funding of $70,000 for the area.  Minister Keenan pledged the funds…

PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS ON CHILDCARE AND EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING NOW OPEN

“The Productivity Commission’s inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning is now open for public comment,” Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today.   The Coalition Government tasked the Productivity Commission with investigating and making recommendations regarding future options for childcare and early childhood learning.   The Productivity Commission recently released a draft interim report…