FUNDS SECURED TO FIX LINDUM CROSSING

The Morrison Government is today delivering $85 million towards fixing the level crossing at Lindum Station in Wynnum. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said he is thrilled to have been able to secure this money to fix the disastrous local level crossing which he has been fighting for since 2017. Lindum Crossing is well known to…

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ENTRIES OPEN FOR POETRY AWARDS

Ross Vasta says the next Dorothea Mackellar or Banjo Paterson may be living in Bonner and they should enter Australia’s largest and oldest poetry writing competition. School students in Bonner have until 30 June to enter the 2019 Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards. Last year, more than 8,500 students entered the competition. Mr Vasta said writing…

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HEALTH FUNDING FACTS WEBSITE LAUNCHED

A new Health Funding Facts website has been launched to help Bonner families and communities see how they are benefiting from the Morrison Government’s strong track record on guaranteeing essential health services for all Australians. www.health.gov.au/health-funding-facts is a one-stop-shop enabling Bonner families to access data on how the Morrison Government is investing in: Record health…

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GOLD COAST TO SUNSHINE COAST FAST RAIL

The Liberal National Government has taken the first step toward delivering fast rail between the Gold Coast through Brisbane and up to the Sunshine Coast. The Morrison Government will provide $8 million to fund a business case for the corridor as part of its Population Plan to take pressure off the big cities, support the…

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$1.6 MILLION AGED CARE BOOST TO BENEFIT BONNER SENIORS

Residential aged care providers across Bonner will receive an additional $1.61 million to support the care of their residents, as Morrison Government investments in aged care totalling $467 million take effect from this month (20 March 2019). Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said this equates to an average additional $1800 per resident, which is…

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$150 MILLION FOR GROUND BREAKING STEM CELL RESEARCH

The Liberal National Government is investing $150 million to advance stem cell research that could potentially grow kidneys, repair damaged spinal cords and cure dementia for patients in Bonner. Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said the establishment of the $150 million 10-year Australian Stem Cell Therapies Mission, funded through the Government’s landmark Medical Research Future…

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MAJOR UPGRADE COMPLETED FOR GREEN CAMP ROAD CORRIDOR

Brisbane City Council has completed a major upgrade of the Green Camp Road corridor, reducing congestion and improving safety for all road users. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said the upgrade was part of Council’s $1.3 billion investment to tackle traffic congestion across Brisbane. “Council is taking real action on congestion across the city, with 90…

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