Locals Applaud Coalition Pension Age Decision

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that under the Coalition the pension age will remain at 67. Federal Member Ross Vasta says this is great news for older people living in is electorate of Bonner. “I’ve spoken to many of my constituents about this policy and every one of them has told me that they…

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NEW DEAL A STEAL FOR EAST BRISBANE MEALS ON WHEELS

Seniors in Brisbane’s eastern suburbs will be able to lead more independent lives thanks to a project to fit out and equip a modern commercial kitchen for the local Meals on Wheels branch. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Liberal and Nationals’ Government has committed $300,000…

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MORE SPORTS COURTS OPEN AT ST AGNES

More students, teachers and locals in Mt Gravatt can get set to get on the courts thanks to the opening today of brand new federally funded sports courts at St Agnes Primary School. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta who officially opened the courts today said the new set of flexible, multi-use courts would benefit…

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CELEBRATE OUR HISTORY ON AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL FLAG DAY

Member for Bonner Ross Vasta today encouraged people across Bonner to celebrate with pride the anniversary of the Australian National Flag. “This year we celebrate 117 years since our flag was first flown above the Melbourne Exhibition Building on 3 September 1901. We are reminded of its importance every day as it flies outside our…

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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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