COFFEE WITH A COP DRAWS CROWD IN CARINA

Local residents from Carindale and Carina joined officers from Carina Police Station at a Coffee with a Cop session hosted by Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, in Carina today. Coffee with a Cop gives members of the community an opportunity to get to know their local police officers, discuss their experiences with crime, and…

HELP END THE WAIT THIS DONATELIFE WEEK

Member for Bonner Ross Vasta today encouraged local residents to register to be an organ and tissue donor during DonateLife Week 2018 (Sunday 29 July to Sunday 5 August). “The majority of Australians support organ and tissue donation. Now we’re asking them to make that support count by registering to be a donor at donatelife.gov.au,”…

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…