Congestion busting road projects to get underway

Work will start on upgrading three vital congestion busting road projects in Bonner following an agreement landed between the Morrison Government and Brisbane City Council. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said nine Urban Congestion Fund projects across Brisbane in total would commence construction within the next 12 to 24 months. “This includes the…

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Integration grants to help build stronger, more cohesive communities

Multicultural groups and not-for-profit organisations in Bonner are encouraged to apply for the Fostering Integration Grant Program, with applications now open. The Morrison Government is providing $2.3 million for community organisations to support the integration of migrants into Australian social, economic and civil life. Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrants Services and Multicultural Affairs David Coleman…

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Bonner Senior’s Expo bigger and better than ever

The third annual Bonner Senior’s Expo is set to bigger and better than ever with exhibit spaces now completely booked out and hundreds of local seniors expected to attend. The free Senior’s Expo is on Thursday, October 31 and will include over 50 stallholders from government services and community organisations right through to legal aid…

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Cheaper medicine for over 500,000 patients

Cheaper medicine is on the way for more than 500,000 patients from October 1, with price reductions for common scripts and new medicines added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), in some cases saving over $100,000 per patient. Medicines to treat lung cancer, lymphoblastic and acute leukaemia, and nausea associated with chemotherapy will now be…

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Backing our farmers in drought affected communities

Farmers and regional drought affected communities will have access to more support with the Coalition Government announcing it will provide more funding, cut red tape and increase services. A new support package will deliver nearly $100 million to drought-hit communities in response to the ongoing drought conditions. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said…

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Men’s Shed Life Week to combat loneliness

Men’s Shed is celebrating Shed Life Week at four locations across the Bonner electorate to encourage men from all walks of life to build and create together. With over a thousand locations across Australia, Men Shed aims to be a creative space to combat isolation and loneliness as well as reduce preventable mental health issues.…

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Making child care easier for Bonner families

The Morrison Government is cutting red tape to make it easier for families’ to use the Child Care Subsidy. In the December quarter, the Government provided $1.96 billion through the subsidy to assist more than 900,000 families access to child care. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said the amended Child Care Package will improve…

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