ROUND 4 OF STRONGER COMMUNITIES PROGRAMME OPENING SOON

The Coalition Government has committed an additional $22.5 million in Budget 2018-19 to continue the highly successful Stronger Communities Programme (SCP). Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said the fourth round of the program would ensure funding was available for a range of important community infrastructure projects such as sporting facilities and community halls. “Bonner…

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL FAMILIES WEEK IN BONNER

Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta MP today invited locals in his electorate to celebrate National Families Week and honour the central role that families play in our lives and our communities. National Families Week runs from 15 to 21 May and has the theme ‘Stronger Families, Stronger Communities’. The United Nations International Day of Families…

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BRISBANE SMALL BUSINESS EXPO DRAWS HUNDREDS IN MT GRAVATT

The Brisbane Small Business Expo held in Mt Gravatt today was a huge success, with over 1000 people attending, and over 230 exhibitors showcasing small businesses from across the Brisbane, Gold Coast, and Logan regions. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, who attended with Minister for Small Business the Hon Craig Laundy, said he was…

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The Turnbull Government’s Budget plan delivers for Bonner

The Turnbull Government is sticking to its plan to build a stronger economy to benefit all Australians, the Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. “We are delivering tax relief with a focus on low and middle income earners, investing $300 million in the Brisbane Metro project for Bonner and responsibly returning the budget to…

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Minister Keenan joins Ross Vasta to inspect new Hearing Centre

Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today joined Michael Keenan, Minister for Human Services to tour the new Australian Hearing flagship store in Mt Gravatt. Thanks to the Australian Government Hearing Services Program, Australian Hearing has already provided more than 270,000 hearing services since opening in July 2017. Mr Vasta said Australian Hearing’s clients told them…

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TIME FOR ACTION TO FIX NEWNHAM RD-WECKER RD INTERSECTION

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today launched a community petition to fix the intersection of Newnham Road and Wecker Road at Mount Gravatt East. “I’m starting this petition on behalf of local residents and commuters who’ve contacted me about this dangerous intersection,” Mr Vasta said. “Several people have told me about near misses and…

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GONSKI REVIEW TO DRIVE BETTER OUTCOMES FOR BONNER STUDENTS

The Turnbull Government has released a landmark report into Australia’s school system that outlines a clear plan to ensure every school student, including those in Bonner, has the opportunities they need to succeed. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta welcomed the Turnbull Government’s in-principle support for all recommendations of the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence…

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