Backing Queensland’s Bait Prawn Industry

The Liberal National Government is supporting jobs in the Queensland bait prawn industry as it works to recover from an outbreak of white spot syndrome virus.  Prime Minister Scott Morrison said $5 million over three years will be shared among local organisations including those in Bonner to help keep our country free of the virus. …

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PLACES OF PRIDE ACROSS BONNER

Ross Vasta, Member for Bonner is encouraging locals to contribute to the Australian War Memorial initiative Places of Pride— an online national register of war memorials will record the locations and images of every publicly accessible memorial in Australia. Mr Vasta said Places of Pride reminds Australians that, irrespective of distance, the stories told at…

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JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIPS ON OFFER IN BONNER

Griffith University in the Bonner region has been awarded a total of $200,000 which will fund five additional journalism scholarships. The grants are part of the Regional Journalism Scholarships Program, under which $2.29 million is being awarded to 16 journalism schools across the nation. Minister for Communications and the Arts Mitch Fifield said the grants…

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$100 MILLION INVESTMENT IN NEW PBS LISTINGS TO FIGHT CANCER

Member for Bonner Ross Vasta has today welcomed the Liberal National Government’s $100 million announcement that Australians fighting cancer will soon benefit when five new cancer listings are made available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). Mr Vasta said, “From December 1, eligible patients throughout the region with certain forms of leukaemia, advanced tumours of…

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