$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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FUNDING FOR BONNER SERVICES FOR FINANCIALLY VULNERABLE

Member for Bonner Ross Vasta has called on local service providers to apply for funding to help them support financially vulnerable Australians access critical services in Bonner. Mr Vasta said the Turnbull Government was providing $328 million in grant funding for community organisations to administer financial crisis assistance and education programs. “Programs funded through this…

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BRISBANE METRO BRIEFING TO OUTLINE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Construction of the Brisbane Metro is a step closer with more than 200 business leaders from local and international companies expected to attend a special industry briefing today (Wed 25th) to hear about the construction and employment opportunities expected from the $944 million project. Acting Mayor Adrian Schrinner, who will address the briefing along with…

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DOB IN A DEALER CAMPAIGN HELPING CLEAN UP DRUGS IN BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta has welcomed a further one million dollar funding commitment by the Turnbull Government to continue the national Dob in a Dealer campaign run by Crime Stoppers Australia, benefitting communities across Bonner. The funding will be provided from assets confiscated as proceeds of crime, meaning the program will be funded…

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FIFIELD TALKS NBN WITH BONNER BUSINESSES

Bonner businesses are reaping the benefits of affordable high-speed broadband thanks to the Coalition’s National Broadband Network rollout, with local business owners joining a roundtable discussion with Minister for Communications Senator Mitch Fifield and Bonner MP Ross Vasta. Local business owners had the opportunity to speak one-on-one with the Minister about how affordable high-speed broadband…

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