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…

Ross Vasta Says Coalition’s Plan For Australia Offers Hope, Reward And Opportunity For Bonner

Ross Vasta, Member for Bonner said the release of the Coalition’s plan for Australia would be welcomed throughout Bonner. “Our Plan – Real Solutions for all Australians” was released by the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott on Sunday and explains the direction, values and policy priorities of the next Coalition Government. “Every day between now and…

ROSS VASTA INVITES RESIDENTS TO SIGN PETITION SUPPORTING  AUSTRALIAN VICTIMS OF TERRORISM 

Ross Vasta, Federal Member for Bonner believes that the Australian victims of overseas terrorism atrocities should receive victim compensation payments just like domestic victims of crime receive. “In a few weeks, we will be commemorating the tenth anniversary of the Bali bombing and I believe it is appropriate for the victims of terrorist events overseas…