BRISBANE SMALL BUSINESS EXPO DRAWS HUNDREDS IN MT GRAVATT

The Brisbane Small Business Expo held in Mt Gravatt today was a huge success, with over 1000 people attending, and over 230 exhibitors showcasing small businesses from across the Brisbane, Gold Coast, and Logan regions. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, who attended with Minister for Small Business the Hon Craig Laundy, said he was…

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The Turnbull Government’s Budget plan delivers for Bonner

The Turnbull Government is sticking to its plan to build a stronger economy to benefit all Australians, the Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. “We are delivering tax relief with a focus on low and middle income earners, investing $300 million in the Brisbane Metro project for Bonner and responsibly returning the budget to…

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Minister Keenan joins Ross Vasta to inspect new Hearing Centre

Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today joined Michael Keenan, Minister for Human Services to tour the new Australian Hearing flagship store in Mt Gravatt. Thanks to the Australian Government Hearing Services Program, Australian Hearing has already provided more than 270,000 hearing services since opening in July 2017. Mr Vasta said Australian Hearing’s clients told them…

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TIME FOR ACTION TO FIX NEWNHAM RD-WECKER RD INTERSECTION

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today launched a community petition to fix the intersection of Newnham Road and Wecker Road at Mount Gravatt East. “I’m starting this petition on behalf of local residents and commuters who’ve contacted me about this dangerous intersection,” Mr Vasta said. “Several people have told me about near misses and…

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GONSKI REVIEW TO DRIVE BETTER OUTCOMES FOR BONNER STUDENTS

The Turnbull Government has released a landmark report into Australia’s school system that outlines a clear plan to ensure every school student, including those in Bonner, has the opportunities they need to succeed. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta welcomed the Turnbull Government’s in-principle support for all recommendations of the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence…

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR LOCAL SPORTING CHAMPIONS!

Mr Vasta today congratulated Bonner’s successful applicants for the Australian Government’s Local Sporting Champions (LSC) program at a special presentation ceremony in Wynnum.  The LSC program provides $500 grants to young sportsmen and women aged 12-18 to assist them with the costs of attending state, national and international sports championships. “I’m proud to support our…

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT GETS TO WORK ON FIXING THE M1

Congestion relief is on the way for Queensland motorists as the Turnbull Government gets to work on vital upgrades to the M1 Motorway. Federal Member for Bonner said the work starting today includes widening of the M1 southbound between Eight Mile Plains and Rochedale to up to five lanes, providing much-needed extra capacity on one…

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