$472 million investment in Australia’s health and medical research future

To further support Australia’s world-leading medical researchers, the Morrison Government will invest almost half a billion dollars in funding for health and medical research. Funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Queensland will receive $83,598,051 for 49 projects. These grants include support for the next generation of research leaders seeking to develop…

South West Metro Basketball awarded funding to better community integration through sport

South West Metro Basketball and home of the Pirates have been awarded $43,305 in Federal funding to support the integration of migrants and multicultural communities. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP emphasised the instrumental role South West Metro Basketball plays in providing a space which brings locals together and supports Australia’s diverse social fabric.…

Australian National Flag Day 2021

Today marks 120 years since the Australian National Flag was first officially flown at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne – the site of Australia’s first Parliament. This year also marks 25 years of celebrating Australian National Flag Day. Australia’s National Flag was chosen from the nearly 33,000 designs submitted as part of an international…

Bring on the badges this Legacy Week

Bonner locals are encouraged to buy a badge, bear and other merchandise during Legacy Week to support the partners and children of veterans who lost their lives or have been seriously injured serving our country. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said Legacy Australia supports 43,000 families including children, widows, and dependants with a…

Morrison Government marks National Skills Week 2021 with highest funding for skills and training in Australian history

The Morrison Government has marked National Skills Week 2021 by reminding Australians of the incredible opportunities of a skilled career as hundreds of thousands make use of the skills and training pathways guaranteed through record levels of federal funding. Given the 1,455 apprentices in Bonner and the demand for skilled workers, it is also a…