FUNDING APPROVED FOR MT GRAVATT KARATE-DO CLUB

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today confirmed a Turnbull Coalition Government commitment of $185,000 announced last year for the Australian Academy of Martial Arts Shito-Ryu Karate-Do Club (AAMA). “I’m pleased to announce that the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development has approved this funding for AAMA’s new dojo,” Mr Vasta said today. “This grant…

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Local Veteran Honoured For Service in World War II

93-year-old Gregory Graham Perkins was today celebrated in honour of his commitment to Australia during World War II. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta awarded Mr Perkins the Salute Their Service award at a special event held at Gregory’s home this morning. Mr Vasta said it was an honour to be able to personally recognise…

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SEEKING COMMUNITY VIEWS ON FLAG RETIREMENT OPTIONS

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta is asking the community for feedback on the best and most appropriate way for Australians to retire used, damaged and worn out Australian National Flags. Mr Vasta said that the Australian National Flag Protocols currently did not provide detailed guidance on how to retire flags that are damaged, faded…

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BONNER PRESCHOOLERS TO LEARN A LANGUAGE IN 2017

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta has called on local preschools and child care centres to sign up to the Turnbull Government’s popular early learning languages program before applications close on 26 February 2017. Tens of thousands of preschoolers across the country are set to try their hand at languages this year as part of…

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MAKE A LIST AND SAVE THIS CHRISTMAS

It seems that Santa might have been onto something when he made a list and checked it twice. With Australians spending over $1,079 at Christmas in recent years, some forward planning for meals and presents can lead to big savings. On average, Australian households throw out 14% of weekly groceries worth about $1,100 each year,…

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