Minister tours proposed Redeemer upgrades

Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP visited Redeemer Lutheran College last Tuesday (August 13) and was joined by Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, the Hon Alan Tudge to discuss the schools proposed roadwork upgrades. Mr Vasta said while the Morrison Government had delivered $14 million to upgrade the Rochedale Road roundabout, fixing the…

Mock Parliament comes to Redeemer

Australian Parliament was brought to Redeemer Lutheran College on Friday (August 16) when year six students took part in a mock Parliament session. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP visited the school to help students better understand how Australia’s Parliament works. “Mock Parliament is a federal government resource that educates and puts the power…

Funding available for local environment projects

The Morrison Government is investing more than $22 million in a new program to support local environmental projects, giving communities in Bonner new opportunities to protect and care for our natural environment. Under the government’s Communities Environment Program, each electorate will be provided with up to $150,000 to fund up to 20 local projects, with grants…

Schools celebrate National Science Week

‘Destination Moon’ is the theme of this year’s National Science Week and the students at Wynnum West State School were getting into the spirit with their creative moonscape maze. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP visited the school on Monday where year five students were using iPads to drive sphero robots around a moonscape…

Bonner Blanket Drive a success

The generosity of the community resulted in more than 30 blankets being donated to Rosie’s and Mt Gravatt Community Centre as part of the Bonner Blanket Drive during Homelessness Week. Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP and Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services Luke Howarth MP visited a number of community organisations…

Grant awarded to ‘Forwrd’ thinking entrepreneurs

Bonner company Forwrd Pty Ltd headed up by local entrepreneurs Luke Fletcher and Mark Hansen have received a $603,000 grant under the Morrison Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme – Accelerating Commercialisation. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the Entrepreneurs’ Programme was a flagship program aimed at supporting business growth, innovation and commercialisation. “This grant will…

Committee questions Question Time

Can question time in the House of Representatives be improved? What can we learn from other parliaments? These questions and more will be considered by the House Procedure Committee and the Australian public is being invited to have its say. Chair of the committee Mr Ross Vasta said the committee had agreed to adopt the…