REFORM AND ACTION ON INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION

The Commonwealth Government is committed to adoption reform to enable more people to find families.     A new report has identified significant barriers facing Australian families wanting to adopt from overseas. Inconsistent rules, costs and the lengthy wait to adopt currently deter many people from even starting the adoption process.   The COAG agreed to…

A FAIR GO FOR VETERANS – DELIVERED

    The Abbott Coalition Government has delivered its election promise to 57,000 military superannuants and their families.   385 of veterans living in Bonner will benefit from the Government’s legislation which delivers fair indexation.    Ross Vasta MP welcomed the passage of the Defence Force Retirement Benefits Legislation Amendment (Fair Indexation) Bill 2014 through…

Contract Awarded for Gateway Motorway Project at Wishart

Major works are set to kick-off on Brisbane’s south side, with McIlwain Civil awarded one of the Gateway Motorway project’s main contracts.Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said works for the Gateway Upgrade South project include upgrading Mount Gravatt-Capalaba Road and the Gateway Motorway interchange at Wishart.“Mount Gravatt-Capalaba Road…