Anzac Day Care Packages for the Troops

As Anzac Day approaches, we stand together and remember all those Australians who fought and gave their lives on behalf of an eternally grateful nation. As we remember those of wars past, we should also take a moment to spare a thought for those Australian soldiers, sailors, airmen and airwomen who are currently serving abroad.…

Gillard confirms “price impact” as Labor-Greens alliance launches carbon tax assault on family budgets

Julia Gillard and Bob Brown and their Labor-Green alliance have launched a full-scale assault on Australian families and their household budgets. “The new carbon tax will hit household budgets and hurt families,” said Ross Vasta, Federal Member for Bonner. Just prior to the 2010 election, Ms Gillard told Australians “there will be no carbon tax…

Coalition listens to Bonner businesses and acts to cut red tape from Government paid parental leave scheme

Local Federal MP for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said the Coalition has listened to the local business community and acted to end the needless and pointless red tape and compliance burden imposed on employers under the Gillard Labor government’s paid parental leave scheme. The Coalition introduced a Private Members’ Bill to have Centrelink’s Family Assistance Office…