CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR LOCAL SPORTING CHAMPIONS!

Mr Vasta today congratulated Bonner’s successful applicants for the Australian Government’s Local Sporting Champions (LSC) program at a special presentation ceremony in Wynnum.  The LSC program provides $500 grants to young sportsmen and women aged 12-18 to assist them with the costs of attending state, national and international sports championships. “I’m proud to support our…

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TURNBULL GOVERNMENT GETS TO WORK ON FIXING THE M1

Congestion relief is on the way for Queensland motorists as the Turnbull Government gets to work on vital upgrades to the M1 Motorway. Federal Member for Bonner said the work starting today includes widening of the M1 southbound between Eight Mile Plains and Rochedale to up to five lanes, providing much-needed extra capacity on one…

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Improved mobile coverage for Bonner

Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, and Ross Vasta have announced the outcomes in the Bonner electorate from the Priority Locations round of the Coalition Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. This announcement delivers on the Coalition’s commitment to address the coverage issues identified at Belmont, Burbank, Gumdale and Moreton Island in the…

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SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR BRISBANE METRO

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today encouraged locals in his electorate to help make the case for the Brisbane Metro project. “This public transport project has the potential to bust traffic congestion in Brisbane, which means people will have more time to spend with their families and less time stuck in traffic,” Mr Vasta…

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M1 MOTORWAY UPGRADES TO EASE QUEENSLAND CONGESTION

The Turnbull Government is acting to provide critical upgrades to the M1 Motorway to deliver safer, less congested roads for the people of Queensland.  Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said the $1 billion investment will mean people in Bonner spend less time in traffic and more time with their families, improving the quality of…

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PORT OF BRISBANE STUDY TO CANVASS RAIL LINKS

Queensland’s rail freight needs will soon be drawn into sharp focus with the Australian and Queensland Governments formally agreeing to canvass options on how to best serve one of the nation’s most important ports. A jointly-funded $1.5 million study announced this week will look at the feasibility of options for improved rail freight connections to…

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NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2018 BONNER VOLUNTEER AWARDS

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Bonner Volunteer Awards, to help recognise outstanding local volunteers and volunteer groups in the Bonner electorate Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today encouraged people to nominate individuals and groups that have demonstrated outstanding volunteer qualities, made a significant and lasting contribution to the community, and set a…

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