BUSINESSES IN BONNER BENEFITTING FROM FTAs

Businesses of all sizes are reaping the benefits from the Coalition Government’s strong economic plan including Free Trade Agreements (FTA) signed with Japan, Korea and China. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta, who was joined by the Prime Minister yesterday, said Grove Fruit Juice in Mansfield was a leading example of how local businesses were…

HONOURING OUR LOCAL VETERANS

Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta today said it was important to take the time to honour the legacy of our ANZACs, as well as the service of our local veterans, through upcoming ANZAC commemorations being held throughout the Bonner electorate. Mr Vasta today hosted a special morning tea for local veterans at Wynnum RSL…

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…