New project funding for Bonner schools

A greenhouse, LED lighting and a library refurbishment are among some of the exciting new projects for schools in Bonner who received funding under the Morrison Government’s Local School Community Fund program. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said students would be the big winners in this funding program, which supports small but vital…

Roads to Recovery funding flows in Bonner

Local road maintenance in the Bonner electorate will receive a boost thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the program would help deliver a much-needed upgrade to Player Street in Upper Mount Gravatt. “This project will extend Player Street to provide a connection…

Cutting red tape for families

Families with children attending child care during the school holidays will find it easier to re-enrol for the following year after the Morrison Government passed legislation to amend the Child Care Package. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the updated legislation meant families and providers would generally not have to re-enrol children unless…

Funding grants available to support Men’s Sheds

Australia’s 135 Men’s Sheds will share in $500,000 funding under the Morrison Government National Shed Development Programme. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the grant would support Men’s Sheds to buy tools and equipment, maintain their infrastructure, coordinate training events and host community activities about men’s health issues. “Grant rounds are held twice…

Heavy vehicle funding applications now open

Applications for Round 5 of the Morrison Government’s National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are now open to improve the safety and provision of programs for heavy vehicle operators. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said the NHVR’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI) was a great opportunity to fund programs and initiatives aimed at improving road…

Breast cancer MRI added to Medicare

Women with or suspected of having breast cancer will be able to claim Medicare benefits for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, from 1 November 2019. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said approximately 14,000 patients each year, predominantly women, wouldbenefit from these services. “The Morrison Government has added these new MRI services to the…