DRIVING DOWN COST OF CHILD CARE IN BONNER

Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said the Morrison Government’s reforms to child care were driving down out-of-pocket costs for parents in Bonner. Mr Vasta said since our Government’s Child Care Subsidy was introduced on 2 July 2018, out-of-pocket child care costs for families had reduced by 10.4 per cent. “The Morrison Government is providing record…

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$36.8 MILLION TO IMPROVE LIVES OF PARKINSONS SUFFERERS

The Liberal National Government is making a significant investment of $36.8 million for Parkinson’s medical research through the Garvan Institute’s Australian Parkinson Mission and in Parkinson’s nurses to improve the life of people living with the disease and ultimately to find a cure for this devastating condition. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said Parkinson’s…

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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2019 BONNER VOLUNTEER AWARDS

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Bonner Volunteer Awards, to help recognise outstanding local volunteers and volunteer groups in the Bonner electorate. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta is encouraging local people to nominate individuals and groups that have demonstrated outstanding volunteer qualities, made a significant and lasting contribution to the community, and set…

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COALITION INVESTS IN SAFER TRAVEL FOR BONNER FAMILIES

Bonner motorists will spend less time on the road stuck in congestion, thanks to the Coalition’s announcement to fully fund the $6 million upgrade of the problematic intersection at Chelsea and Rickertt Road in Ransome. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the $1 billion Urban Congestion Fund would be put to work in the Bonner electorate,…

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BONNER DEFENCE INDUSTRY BOOMING

The Liberal National Government’s record investment in Defence industry is driving world class technological advances to keep Australian troops safe and creating new jobs in South-East Brisbane. Bonner MP Ross Vasta and the Minister for Defence Industry the Hon Steven Ciobo recently visited Teledyne Technologies in Eight Mile Plains and BMD at the Port of…

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$33 MILLION TO BUST CONGESTION IN BRISBANE’S EAST

Bonner motorists will spend less time on the road, with the Morrison Government investing $18 million in local congestion busting infrastructure projects. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the $1 billion Urban Congestion Fund would be put to work in the Bonner electorate, upgrading roads and fixing trouble spots in the area. “Better roads get us…

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INCREASING AND EXTENDING THE INSTANT ASSET WRITE OFF IN BONNER

The Liberal National Government continues to back small business by increasing the instant asset write-off threshold from $20,000 to $25,000, effective immediately, and extending the initiative for another year beyond its existing June 2019 end-date. The instant asset write-off will enable over small businesses in Bonner with an annual turnover of less than $10 million…

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MEDICINES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PSORIASIS LISTED ON THE PBS

The Liberal National Government will make two new medicines for the treatment of the skin condition psoriasis more affordable for Bonner residents, saving patients up to $32,600 per year. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said the medicine Tremfya® (Guselkumab) is being listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) from February 1 for the treatment…

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