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…

Morrison Government’s Defence Strategy delivers jobs and investment to Queensland

The Morrison Government’s updated Defence Strategy and ongoing commitment to maximising Australian industry involvement in Defence capability projects will create new jobs and investment in Queensland over the coming decade and beyond. As detailed in the 2020 Defence Strategic Update and 2020 Force Structure Plan released by Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP and…

Scam foiled by quick thinking staff

Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP has praised the quick actions of one of his team members who saved a Bonner couple in their 80s from losing $29,000 from a sophisticated phone scam. Mr Vasta said his electorate office often received calls from constituents to report attempted scams, but in this case, the couple…

More job-ready graduates in Bonner

The Morrison Government has announced reforms to higher education to increase the number of graduates in areas of expected employment growth and demand. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said university students would now pay less for their degree if they study in areas of expected employment growth. “Our Government’s new package is focused…