Cutting red tape for families

Families with children attending child care during the school holidays will find it easier to re-enrol for the following year after the Morrison Government passed legislation to amend the Child Care Package. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the updated legislation meant families and providers would generally not have to re-enrol children unless…

Funding grants available to support Men’s Sheds

Australia’s 135 Men’s Sheds will share in $500,000 funding under the Morrison Government National Shed Development Programme. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the grant would support Men’s Sheds to buy tools and equipment, maintain their infrastructure, coordinate training events and host community activities about men’s health issues. “Grant rounds are held twice…

Heavy vehicle funding applications now open

Applications for Round 5 of the Morrison Government’s National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are now open to improve the safety and provision of programs for heavy vehicle operators. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said the NHVR’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI) was a great opportunity to fund programs and initiatives aimed at improving road…

Breast cancer MRI added to Medicare

Women with or suspected of having breast cancer will be able to claim Medicare benefits for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, from 1 November 2019. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said approximately 14,000 patients each year, predominantly women, wouldbenefit from these services. “The Morrison Government has added these new MRI services to the…

New benefits for Veteran Card holders

Thousands of offers are now available to Veteran Card holders in Bonner from businesses across Australia, as part of the Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the Veteran Card provided the opportunity for businesses and organisations, big or small across the country to show their support and recognition of…