FUNDING FOR BONNER SERVICES FOR FINANCIALLY VULNERABLE

Member for Bonner Ross Vasta has called on local service providers to apply for funding to help them support financially vulnerable Australians access critical services in Bonner. Mr Vasta said the Turnbull Government was providing $328 million in grant funding for community organisations to administer financial crisis assistance and education programs. “Programs funded through this…

FIFIELD TALKS NBN WITH BONNER BUSINESSES

Bonner businesses are reaping the benefits of affordable high-speed broadband thanks to the Coalition’s National Broadband Network rollout, with local business owners joining a roundtable discussion with Minister for Communications Senator Mitch Fifield and Bonner MP Ross Vasta. Local business owners had the opportunity to speak one-on-one with the Minister about how affordable high-speed broadband…

BEWARE NBN SCAM PHONE CALLS

Local residents are warned about a number of telephone scams that are being conducted throughout Bonner and the greater Brisbane area targeting aged care facilities, retirement villages, and seniors. Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said scammers are increasingly taking the opportunity to impersonate NBN Co and take advantage of consumers. “I’ve received reports from a…

TINGALPA BUSINESS RECEIVES $1 MILLION TO COMMERCIALISE X60 TRUCK

Australian Government funding will benefit a Tingalpa business to develop and commercialise their state-of-the-art mine haulage truck. Loadpro Australia is one of six Australian businesses sharing in $3.2 million worth of the Australian Government’s Accelerating Commercialisation grants. Loadpro has been offered $1 million to assist in completing the final design of their X60 Truck, commercialising…

SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY IN BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta today said people with disability and children with disability and developmental delay in Bonner would receive greater support through increased Government funding. Mr Vasta said the Turnbull Government had provided more than $233 million for Local Area Coordination (LAC) services for people with disability aged seven and more through…