NEW MT GRAVATT DO-JO BUILDING KICKED OFF

Construction has officially begun on the brand new federally funded Australian Academy Martial Arts Do-Jo building in Mount Gravatt. After years of hard work, this week ten concrete trucks arrived at the site in Carsen Lane to pour the 26m by 12m slab on which the Do-jo will be built. Federal Member for Bonner Ross…

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ELECTION WRAP DONATED TO HELP PEOPLE IN ZAMBIA

At the end of every Federal election there are always metres and metres of plastic wrap leftover, instead of putting them into landfill Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta has found a very important use for the material in Africa. Mr Vasta said following the 2013 election he spoke to David Forde at Wynnum Christian…

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LOCAL PRISONER OF WAR CELEBRATES MILESTONE BIRTHDAY

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta has thanked Mansfield resident Owen Doherty for his service to Australia during World War II and wished him a happy 96th birthday on behalf of the commonwealth government. At the age of 18 years and five months Owen Doherty was enlisted to the Royal Australian Air Force and served…

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BONNER POLITICS GOES TO CHICAGO

Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta has this week undergone a grueling interview with 14 year-old aspiring political analyst Ryan Hixson who is currently living in Wishart on exchange at Villanova from Chicago, Illinois USA. Ryan chose Mr Vasta and the topic of Australian politics as his subject to report back to his school St…

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ROUND FOUR OF SAFER COMMUNITIES FUND NOW OPEN

Applications for round four of the Safer Communities Fund are now open The program delivers on the Coalition’s ongoing commitment to keep Australians safe and secure The Coalition Government has committed up to $55 million under round four of the program Member for Bonner Ross Vasta has called on local councils and community organisations in…

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VASTA PUSHES STATE GOV FOR A FUNDING COMMITMENT

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta has today welcomed confirmation from the State Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey that they are willing to co-operate to fix Lindum crossing. The letter comes 19 months after Mr Vasta first began fighting to fix the local issue and confirms that the Queensland Government will contribute…

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VOLUNTEER WEEK CELEBRATIONS STARTED EARLY IN BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta has affectionately named 2019 the year of the Volunteer in his South-east Brisbane electorate. This week marks the 30th National Volunteer Week but the celebrations began early in Bonner when the Coalition Government announced more than $90,000 for local community groups in February to help support their volunteers. Organisations…

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BONNER ELECTORS VOTE 1 FOR VASTA

Millions of Australians flocked to polling places on Saturday 18th May to get their rightfully deserved democracy sausage and place their votes in today’s federal election. In Bonner, the two party preferred choice was between incumbent and local resident, Ross Vasta for the LNP and Bill Shorten’s Labor candidate Jo Briskey. In the end the…

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HELPING RESIDENTS IN BONNER BUY THEIR FIRST HOME

First home buyers in Bonner will receive a helping hand to get into the housing market through a new Morrison Government initiative to slash the amount of money needed for home loan deposits, one of the biggest barriers to home ownership. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said saving a deposit for your first home…

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