ANZAC DAY FOR THE TROOPS 2015

On 25 April, Australians will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Gallipoli landings during the First World War and honour the sacrifices of those service personnel who helped forge our national identity. This Anzac Day Australians are also being asked to spare a thought for our current serving personnel and recently returned veterans who have…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY HERITAGE GRANTS

The Australian Government is calling for applications for the 2015 Community Heritage Grants program. Grants of up to $15,000 are available to not-for-profit community groups across Australia to preserve and manage nationally significant cultural heritage collections of documents and objects for future generations. Projects supported include significance assessments, preservations needs assessments, conservation activities and collection…

Register for Sporting Schools Today

 Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, is calling on local Bonner schools, clubs and coaches to sign up to Sporting Schools, the Abbott Government’s new initiative to get more kids active and healthy. Mr Vasta said individuals and sporting groups can now register for Australia’s largest school-based participation program prior to its rollout in July…

Restart Continues to Benefit Employers and Employees

 Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, is encouraging employers to take on mature-aged employees under the Restart employment programme. Mr Vasta said the programme reached 1000 sign-ups nationally this week. The programme provides a valuable incentive to encourage and assist businesses take on new mature-aged employees. Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz said that when…