CHILDREN IN BONNER TO BENEFIT FROM UNIVERSAL ACCESS

Over 2000 children in Bonner will benefit from the Turnbull Government’s National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said $840 million in Federal funding will be available for quality preschool programmes across the country, and that these benefits would be felt across Bonner. “The National Partnership…

HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE IN BONNER INTO WORK

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today invited local organisations in the electorate to apply for funding to deliver projects that will help vulnerable young people find and keep a job, as part of the Government’s new Empowering YOUth Initiatives. “I invite not-for-profit community organisations to put forward fresh and innovative proposals that offer a…

Upgrades Underway at Holland Park West Black Spots

Work has started on upgrading two black-spot intersections on Messines Ridge Road in Holland Park West, Brisbane. Minister for Major Projects Paul Fletcher said the $1.7 million total cost of the upgrades will be provided through the Australian Government's Black Spot Programme. “These projects will improve safety and reduce congestion at two problematic intersections—one where Messines Ridge Road meets…

GRANTS AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT BONNER VOLUNTEERS

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today encouraged local community organisations to apply for a grant of up to $5000 to assist the work of their volunteers.   The funding is being provided under a $20 million Volunteer Grant funding round, announced by the Minister for Social Services, the Hon Christian Porter MP.  Organisations working with individuals or communities experiencing…

SUPERFAST BROADBAND ON THE WAY TO BONNER

Superfast broadband is coming to more than 59,500 homes and businesses in Bonner under an accelerated three-year rollout of the nbn. Across Australia the nbn is powering ahead with the release today of a comprehensive construction plan to network 9.5 million premises nationwide. Today nbn is releasing its full construction schedule, providing Australians with the…

GREEN ARMY TEAMS GRADUATE IN BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta has invited enthusiastic 17-24 year olds in the electorate to join what is fast becoming the largest-ever team of young Australians supporting environmental action across the country, as local Green Army workers today celebrated their graduation. “The Green Army teams in Bonner are generating real environment and conservation benefits…

CITIPOINTE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE RECOGNISED IN ANZAC DAY SCHOOLS’ AWARDS

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today presented Citipointe Christian College in Carindale with an Australian Government Anzac Day Schools’ Award. “The students and staff of Citipointe should be very proud of the Highly Commended award they’ve received today,” Mr Vasta said. “This important honour recognises Citipointe’s commitment to teaching students about Australia’s wartime history.”…