FUNDS SECURED TO FIX LINDUM CROSSING

The Morrison Government is today delivering $85 million towards fixing the level crossing at Lindum Station in Wynnum. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said he is thrilled to have been able to secure this money to fix the disastrous local level crossing which he has been fighting for since 2017. Lindum Crossing is well known to…

ENTRIES OPEN FOR POETRY AWARDS

Ross Vasta says the next Dorothea Mackellar or Banjo Paterson may be living in Bonner and they should enter Australia’s largest and oldest poetry writing competition. School students in Bonner have until 30 June to enter the 2019 Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards. Last year, more than 8,500 students entered the competition. Mr Vasta said writing…

HEALTH FUNDING FACTS WEBSITE LAUNCHED

A new Health Funding Facts website has been launched to help Bonner families and communities see how they are benefiting from the Morrison Government’s strong track record on guaranteeing essential health services for all Australians. www.health.gov.au/health-funding-facts is a one-stop-shop enabling Bonner families to access data on how the Morrison Government is investing in: Record health…

GOLD COAST TO SUNSHINE COAST FAST RAIL

The Liberal National Government has taken the first step toward delivering fast rail between the Gold Coast through Brisbane and up to the Sunshine Coast. The Morrison Government will provide $8 million to fund a business case for the corridor as part of its Population Plan to take pressure off the big cities, support the…

$150 MILLION FOR GROUND BREAKING STEM CELL RESEARCH

The Liberal National Government is investing $150 million to advance stem cell research that could potentially grow kidneys, repair damaged spinal cords and cure dementia for patients in Bonner. Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said the establishment of the $150 million 10-year Australian Stem Cell Therapies Mission, funded through the Government’s landmark Medical Research Future…

MORE ADVOCACY AND SUPPORT FOR BONNER NDIS PARTICIPANTS

The Morrison Government today announced a $6.5 million funding boost for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Appeals providers and to continue the National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) Decision Support Pilot. Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher today announced additional funding of $160,000 to Queensland Advocacy Inc and an additional $65,000 for Speaking up…