Sailability Bayside awarded Volunteer Grant

Salaibility Bayside volunteers have been able to obtain their First Aid and Resuscitation certification thanks to a $3000 Morrison Government Volunteer Grant. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said while the work of volunteers was unpaid, it was not unrecognised and the Volunteer Grant program went a long way to supporting organisations and their…

Question Time inquiry continues

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Procedure this week continues its program of public hearings as part of its inquiry into the practices and procedures relating to question time in the House. Chair of the committee Mr Ross Vasta said the committee will hear from a panel from the parliamentary press gallery and from…

Manly Lota RSL awarded BEST Grant

Manly-Lota RSL Sub-branch has received a $23,000 Building Excellence in Support Training (BEST) grant to help provide advocacy services to veterans and their families in the Bonner community. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the local RSL was one of 164 recipients across Australia to benefit from this grant program. “Ex-Service Organisations and…

JobKeeper payments and Coronavirus Supplement extended for Bonner businesses and households

The JobKeeper program and the Coronavirus Supplement have been extended for those in Bonner under the next phase of the Morrison Government’s support for affected businesses and households. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the unprecedented economic support for local businesses and their workers was helping the community through the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Grants open for local NAIDOC Week events

Community groups in Bonner can apply for new NAIDOC local grants to help showcase the best of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture during this year’s NAIDOC Week celebrations. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said NAIDOC Week 2020 would be held between November 8 – 15 and there was $1.4 million available to…