COVIDsafe App launch

The new COVIDsafe app to help keep you, your family and your community safe from further spread of coronavirus through early notification of possible exposure is now available to download. The COVIDSafe app is just one of the tools used to help protect the health of the community by quickly alerting people who may be…

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Honour the service and sacrifice at home for ANZAC Day 2020

Australians can honour the service and sacrifice of our veterans and serving Defence personnel on ANZAC Day from home this year by watching the nationally broadcast Dawn Service from the Australian War Memorial and participating in the RSL’s #lightupthedawn campaign. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said while ANZAC Day would be different this year, with no…

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Vocational education and training goes online

As COVID-19 has changed the way we work, train and study, the Morrison Government is working to deliver more training online. The Government has today launched the improved and repurposed My Skills website which will now focus on online training for Australians looking to upskill during the COVID-19 pandemic. The My Skills website has been…

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Flu vaccination more important than ever in April

Vulnerable Australians are being urged to get free vaccinations against seasonal influenza under the National Immunisation Plan which now includes children aged between six months and five years. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vast MP said although the flu shot does not protect against COVID-19, the impact of influenza could have a fatal result for…

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$130 billion JobKeeper payment to keep Australians in a job

The Morrison Government will provide an historic wage subsidy to around 6 million workers who will receive a flat payment of $1,500 per fortnight through their employer, before tax. The $130 billion JobKeeper payment will help keep Australians in jobs and tackle the significant economic impact from the coronavirus, including in the electorate of Bonner.…

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Second Economic Stimulus Package

The Morrison Government has released the second stage of its economic plan to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus and help build a bridge to recovery. A total of $189 billion is being injected into the economy by all arms of Government in order to keep Australians in work and businesses in business, including…

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Volunteers needed for Australia’s largest charity kitchen

Australia’s largest charity kitchen FareShare aims to serve millions of nutritious meals to Queenslanders as they help with the bushfire recovery efforts and prepare for the impacts of COVID-19 but more volunteers are needed. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said with one in five Australians experiencing food insecurity over the past 12 months,…

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Support Package to keep apprentices and trainees on the job

The Morrison Government is backing apprentices and trainees as part of the government’s economic response to the Coronavirus. The $1.3 billion measure will ensure up to 70,000 small businesses can keep around 117,000 apprentices and trainees across the country in work and training. The investment is part of the broader $17.6 billion package, designed to…

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Economic Stimulus Package

As the world deals with the significant challenges posed by the spread of Coronavirus, the Morrison Government has announced a $17.6 billion economic plan to keep Australians in jobs, keep businesses in business, support households and the Australian economy. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said he welcomed the targeted stimulus package which would…

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New jersey’s for new recruits

Wynnum Manly Juniors Rugby League Club (JRL) have received $20,000 funding for new jerseys for their latest recruits through the Morrison Government’s Stronger Communities grant program. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the government was committed to supporting local community organisations to encourage children to lead active and healthy lifestyles. “Kids should be…

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