URGENT UPDATE: State Government Bus Review

Last Thursday the State Government handed it’s review of bus services over to the Brisbane City Council.This is a great win for Bonner residents travelling on public transport and I welcome this announcement.Find Graham Quirk, Lord Mayor of Brisbane’s media statement below: “The State Government this afternoon has handed its review of bus services within…

Cash hand outs won’t fool parents

Labor claims to support education and the future of our kids but have slashed education spending and increased cost of living due to their carbon tax broken promise.   “Recent cash hand outs are an attempt to compensate parents for spiralling cost of living pressures,” said the Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta.   “Our…

International Women’s Day

This Friday marks the 102nd anniversary of International Women’s Day. “IWD is celebrated globally every year on 8 March, and recognises the economic and social achievements of women past and present and looking to the future to see where progress can still be made”, Ross Vasta said today.  “We are fortunate in Australia to have…

Latest Gillard Government Private Health Insurance Increase Will Put More Pressure On Bonner Households

The latest decision of the Gillard Government to increase private health insurance premiums by 5.6% will drive even more people out of private health insurance says Ross Vasta, Member for Bonner.   “Every year under the Rudd/Gillard Government, Australian families have experienced private health insurance increases above the CPI”, said Ross Vasta.   “Julia Gillard…

Calling for Donations – Floods 2013

The recent natural disasters in our great state have once again tested us and I understand that some residents are still experiencing the effects of the Australia Day Weekend storms. I encourage you to contact my Office if you are in need of assistance. The Bonner electorate banded together in the floods of 2011 to help those out…