Nominations now open for local government awards

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Australian Government National Awards for Local Government which celebrates the best of the best of innovative local councils. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the awards recognised the hard work local councils put into finding resourceful and innovative ways to improve services. “These awards are a…

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Be water smart this festive season

Bayside boaters are encouraged to be water smart this festive season as warmer weather approaches. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said it was important to remember water safety takes place before you step on to the deck. “To ensure everyone has a good time, make sure you freshen up on the boating rules…

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Time to get snapping

It’s time to get snapping and test out your photography skills with the Bonner Summer Photo Competition. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said with the Christmas break and school holidays, summer was the best time of year to get out and enjoy the outdoor lifestyle that makes our region such a great part…

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New project funding for Bonner schools

A greenhouse, LED lighting and a library refurbishment are among some of the exciting new projects for schools in Bonner who received funding under the Morrison Government’s Local School Community Fund program. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said students would be the big winners in this funding program, which supports small but vital…

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Roads to Recovery funding flows in Bonner

Local road maintenance in the Bonner electorate will receive a boost thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the program would help deliver a much-needed upgrade to Player Street in Upper Mount Gravatt. “This project will extend Player Street to provide a connection…

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Cutting red tape for families

Families with children attending child care during the school holidays will find it easier to re-enrol for the following year after the Morrison Government passed legislation to amend the Child Care Package. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the updated legislation meant families and providers would generally not have to re-enrol children unless…

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New Aged Care package for Bonner’s seniors

A $537 million funding boost will deliver 10,000 new home care packages for Australia’s seniors and help deliver quality aged care to seniors in the Bonner electorate. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the Morrison Government’s funding boost was in response to the three priority areas identified in the Aged Care Royal Commission…

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Funding grants available to support Men’s Sheds

Australia’s 135 Men’s Sheds will share in $500,000 funding under the Morrison Government National Shed Development Programme. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the grant would support Men’s Sheds to buy tools and equipment, maintain their infrastructure, coordinate training events and host community activities about men’s health issues. “Grant rounds are held twice…

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