COMMEMORATING REMEMBRANCE DAY 2018

On Sunday, 11 November 2018, Australia will mark a significant milestone in its military history, commemorating the centenary of the Armistice that ended the fighting in the First World War. From a population of around 4.5 million, some 416,000 enlisted for service in the Great War, of whom more than 60,000 would never return. Minister…

GET ONLINE WEEK!

Ross Vasta Member for Bonner is calling on people in Bonner to try one new thing online during Get Online Week. Ross Vasta said local organisations across the country will hold events from 15 – 21 October to help people get online. “I encourage anyone in Bonner who wants to learn something new online to…

MORE SUPPORT FOR FARMERS & SMALL BUSINESSES IN DROUGHT

A newly established Drought Finance Taskforce will leverage resources and share insights on ways in which the Government and banks could further support farmers and small businesses in Australia. “The Liberal-National Government continues to prioritise drought-affected regional and rural communities including those in Queensland as demonstrated by the expansion of the $1.8 billion Drought Assistance…

SPINAL ARTHRITIS PATIENTS IN BONNER TO BENEFIT FROM NEW MEDICINE ADDED TO PBS

The Morrison Government will make a medication for severe inflammatory spinal arthritis more affordable for Bonner patients when it is listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), saving patients more than $15,000 a year. Almost 4,000 patients across Australia who are suffering from active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis will benefit when Simponi® (Golimumab) becomes available on…