Safer Communities Fund now open for applications

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta today announced that grant applications for round two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund programme are open. The Safer Communities Fund delivers on the Coalition’s ongoing commitment to keep Australians safe and secure. Only safe communities can be strong and prosperous, and…

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL BUSINESS TO WORK WITH DEFENCE

Local small business owners learned how they can win a contract as part of the Federal Government’s $200 billion Integrated Investment Program, during a Defence Industry Forum hosted yesterday by Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta MP. “The Government has allocated $200 billion over the next 10 years to build up our Defence Force capability…

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ONE THIRD OF NBN ROLLOUT NOW COMPLETE IN BONNER

Federal Minister for Communications, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, today provided locals from Mount Gravatt, Carindale, Wynnum and surrounding areas with an update on the NBN rollout across Australia. Residents had the opportunity to ask nbn-related questions to the Minister, as well as representatives from nbn co and Telstra, at a community information session hosted…

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EXTRA GONSKI FUNDING FOR BONNER SCHOOLS

Government and Independent schools in Bonner are each set to receive a boost in funding by 2021 under the Turnbull Government’s student-centred Gonski funding plan that recently passed Parliament. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said the new funding was part of a $7.78 billion funding boost for Bonner government and Independent schools over the…

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CONGESTION-BUSTING UPGRADE ANNOUNCED FOR GREEN CAMP RD

A major upgrade to tackle traffic congestion along Green Camp Road at Wakerley is one step closer, with Council today releasing designs for the $28 million project. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said the project would see Green Camp Road widened to at least four lanes to take real action on traffic congestion, getting residents home…

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FIRST HOME SUPER SAVER SCHEME DELIVERING FOR BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today called on first home buyers to take advantage of the Turnbull Government’s First Home Super Saver Scheme, which came into effect on 1 July. The scheme, announced in this year’s Budget, will give first home savers the ability to accelerate their savings by at least 30 per cent.…

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