$254 MILLION INVESTMENT IN HIGH VALUE MANUFACTURING

Today the Commonwealth Government announced the projects to gain funding under its $50 million Manufacturing Transition Programme. The Commonwealth contribution to the Programme is accompanied by over $200 million in investment by Australian manufacturers. Nineteen businesses will receive between $1 million and $5 million to improve their competitiveness by investing in new capital equipment and…

BONNER VETERANS TO RECEIVE IMPROVED SUPPORT

The 2015-16 Budget has confirmed that pensions for veterans and their families will continue to increase by the greater measure out of CPI, Male Total Average Weekly Earnings or the Pensioner and Beneficiary Living Cost Index. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said the Abbott Government recognised the significant contribution and sacrifice veterans and their…

STRONGER COMMUNITIES PROGRAMME A BOOST FOR BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today said the Bonner electorate had received a significant boost in the 2015-16 Budget with the Coalition Government’s new Stronger Communities Programme. “Stronger Communities will provide $45 million over two years to fund small capital projects in local communities,” Mr Vasta said. “Our community will receive funding of $150,000…