Mt Gravatt Karate Kids Revved Up for New Dojo

It’s not long now until karate enthusiasts in Mt Gravatt will have a brand new facility. Thanks to an investment of $185,000 from Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta and the Coalition Government the Australian Academy of Martial Arts Shito-Ryu Karate-Do Club (AAMA) has confirmed work on the project is due to begin by the…

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Queensland encouraged to support Carers Week 2018

Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta is encouraging Australians to acknowledge the enormous contribution of Australia’s carers this week. National Carers Week provides an opportunity to highlight the invaluable work of Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers to our families, communities and the nation. “One in eight Australians care for a family member or friend who…

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SCIENCE WEEK BRINGS BRIGHT IDEAS AND EVENTS TO BONNER

Bonner science and technology groups are invited to submit creative ideas, exciting events and innovative projects for National Science Week 2019. Ross Vasta said the Coalition Government is again offering National Science Week grants of between $2,000 and $20,000 to support a range of science engagement events and activities held across the country. “Individuals, community…

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MORE SUPPORT FOR FARMERS & SMALL BUSINESSES IN DROUGHT

A newly established Drought Finance Taskforce will leverage resources and share insights on ways in which the Government and banks could further support farmers and small businesses in Australia. “The Liberal-National Government continues to prioritise drought-affected regional and rural communities including those in Queensland as demonstrated by the expansion of the $1.8 billion Drought Assistance…

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SPINAL ARTHRITIS PATIENTS IN BONNER TO BENEFIT FROM NEW MEDICINE ADDED TO PBS

The Morrison Government will make a medication for severe inflammatory spinal arthritis more affordable for Bonner patients when it is listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), saving patients more than $15,000 a year. Almost 4,000 patients across Australia who are suffering from active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis will benefit when Simponi® (Golimumab) becomes available on…

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MORE CHOICE FOR PARENTS IN BONNER

Ross Vasta the Member for Bonner said the Federal Government had guaranteed choice in education for local parents through its agreement with the Catholic and Independent school sectors. Mr Vasta said there were 45 Catholic and Independent schools located within Bonner and this funding agreement has guaranteed that parents will continue to have a choice…

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