BEWARE NBN SCAM PHONE CALLS

Local residents are warned about a number of telephone scams that are being conducted throughout Bonner and the greater Brisbane area targeting aged care facilities, retirement villages, and seniors. Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said scammers are increasingly taking the opportunity to impersonate NBN Co and take advantage of consumers. “I’ve received reports from a…

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TINGALPA BUSINESS RECEIVES $1 MILLION TO COMMERCIALISE X60 TRUCK

Australian Government funding will benefit a Tingalpa business to develop and commercialise their state-of-the-art mine haulage truck. Loadpro Australia is one of six Australian businesses sharing in $3.2 million worth of the Australian Government’s Accelerating Commercialisation grants. Loadpro has been offered $1 million to assist in completing the final design of their X60 Truck, commercialising…

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Battle of the Bakeries in Pie of Origin Comp

Uncle Bob’s Bakery in Belmont is pumping out the meat pies in a bid to take the title in this year’s ‘Pie of Origin’ competition.  Up against Glenorie Bakery in New South Wales, Uncle Bob’s is flying the flag for Queensland and aiming to raise some much needed funds for the Brisbane Children’s Hospital Foundation. …

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SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY IN BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta today said people with disability and children with disability and developmental delay in Bonner would receive greater support through increased Government funding. Mr Vasta said the Turnbull Government had provided more than $233 million for Local Area Coordination (LAC) services for people with disability aged seven and more through…

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ANSWERING YOUR QUESTIONS ON THE NBN ROLLOUT IN BONNER

Local residents and business owners had the opportunity to learn more about the National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout in their area at NBN information sessions held in Gumdale and Upper Mt Gravatt by Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta. NBN Co representative Justin Thomson, and Telstra representatives Scott Mullaly and Sarah Kenny-Brand, joined Mr Vasta…

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BAREFOOT BOWLS RAISES MONEY FOR MATES4MATES

As part of International Men’s Health Week, Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta today hosted a Barefoot Bowls event at Club Manly in Manly West, with over 30 locals attending. Free health checks were provided to all attendees by a local health specialist from Wynnum Chempro Chemist. Raffle prizes, including a gift pack from Manly…

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