FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS IN BONNER

Over 50 locals from community groups and organisations across Bonner attended a community grants information session hosted by Member for Bonner Ross Vasta on Tuesday. He was joined by State Member for Chatsworth Steve Minnikin and Councillor for MacGregor Ward Steven Huang. “It was great to have representatives from each level of government here tonight…

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ROUND THREE OF SAFER COMMUNITIES FUND NOW OPEN

Member for Bonner Ross Vasta has called on local councils and community organisations in Bonner to apply for a share of up to $1 million in funding through round three of the Safer Communities Fund. The Safer Communities Fund is an Australian Government commitment to keep Australians safe and secure by enhancing the efforts of…

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GRANTS OPEN FOR VOLUNTEER ORGANISATIONS IN BONNER

Ross Vasta MP has called on community organisations in Bonner to apply for a share of up to $20 million in funding to support the efforts of their volunteers. Mr Vasta said applications for the Volunteer Grants round are now open. “Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 will help local community organisations buy equipment such…

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Local projects deliver stronger communities in Bonner

·         Applications for Round 4 of the Stronger Communities Programme are now open ·         The program will fund local projects to build social and community connections ·         The Coalition Government has committed up to $22.5 million under Round 4 of the program Communities across Australia are set to share in $22.5 million to improve local…

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$29.7 Million on Offer for Local Sport Clubs

Federal MP Ross Vasta is encouraging local sporting groups in Bonner to take advantage of the Coalition’s Community Sport Infrastructure Grants to secure a share of $29.7 million. The Community Sport Infrastructure grant program launched last week enables sport and community organisations to apply for grants up to $500,000 to upgrade sporting infrastructure in 2018-19.…

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COFFEE WITH A COP DRAWS CROWD IN CARINA

Local residents from Carindale and Carina joined officers from Carina Police Station at a Coffee with a Cop session hosted by Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, in Carina today. Coffee with a Cop gives members of the community an opportunity to get to know their local police officers, discuss their experiences with crime, and…

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CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY FOR $27.8M GREEN CAMP ROAD UPGRADE

Construction has kicked off on the $27.8 million upgrade to the Green Camp Road corridor, reducing congestion and improving safety for motorists, cyclists and public transport users. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said the critical upgrade would widen Green Camp Road to a minimum of four lanes to get residents home quicker and safer, with more…

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HELP END THE WAIT THIS DONATELIFE WEEK

Member for Bonner Ross Vasta today encouraged local residents to register to be an organ and tissue donor during DonateLife Week 2018 (Sunday 29 July to Sunday 5 August). “The majority of Australians support organ and tissue donation. Now we’re asking them to make that support count by registering to be a donor at donatelife.gov.au,”…

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DEPUTY PM HEARS LOCAL CONCERNS ON NEWNHAM RD-WECKER RD

Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack this week visited the intersection of Newnham Road and Wecker Road to talk with locals and see firsthand the hazards present at the intersection. Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said his petition to fix the intersection had reached almost 1500 signatures. “Every day…

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