TOURISM INDUSTRY IN BRISBANE CONTINUES TO BOOM

Brisbane continues to benefit from strong International traveller numbers, according to the latest International Visitor Survey data. Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said the latest results showed South East Queensland and Brisbane continued to be a major tourist hotspot for International travellers. “In the year to September 2018 we’ve seen an additional 1.3m visitors flock…

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GOV’T INVESTING IN GREATER ACCESS TO INFORMATION FOR BONNER RESIDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

The Liberal-National Government has announced up to $315,000 in grant funding to make conferences more accessible for people with disability. The National Disability Conference Initiative grants assist eligible conference organisers to include people with disability at nationally-focused, disability-related conferences in Australia. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said the grant funding will help to assist…

LOCALS IN BONNER TO BENEFIT FROM NEW PHYSICAL ACTIVITY GRANTS

The Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta is calling on all local sport and physical activity providers to apply for funding for a national $28.9million program aimed at encouraging Australians to get more active. The Liberal Nationals Sport Participation Grants program was launched today by Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie, enabling sporting organisations, sporting organisations…

IMPROVED DIGITAL MENTORING ON OFFER FOR BONNER SMALL BUSINESSES

The Liberal National Government is giving Aussie small businesses the opportunity to be part of a nationwide mentoring program to transform and grow their business through improving digital capabilities. Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, said the Government’s Small Business Digital Champions Project, will create relatable,…

MORE HOME CARE, MORE SUPPORT FOR BONNER SENIORS

Senior Australians living in Bonner will receive more support, thanks to a half-billion dollar aged care funding boost by the Liberal National Government, including the release of 10,000 high-level home care packages within weeks. “Our Government will also ease the cost of living for local seniors receiving home care, by reducing the daily maximum fees payable by up to…

FEDERAL BUDGET SET TO RETURN TO SURPLUS

This week’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook confirms the strength of the Australian economy and that the budget will return to surplus. Returning the budget to surplus is part of the Liberal National Government’s plan to keep the economy strong and guarantee the essential services people in Bonner rely on. Federal Member for Bonner Ross…