FUNDING CONFIRMED FOR RICKERTT ROAD-GREEN CAMP ROAD UPGRADE

The Federal Government has committed $10 million to Brisbane City Council’s upgrade of Green Camp Road, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today.   This funding will add to Brisbane City Council’s $18 million investment for the upgrade, with works expected to commence next year.   “The Rickertt Rd-Green Camp Rd intersection is currently…

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MEN’S SHED FUNDING APPLICATIONS OPEN UNTIL JULY 7

Round 15 of the National Shed Development Programme is now open for applications for funding of up to $10,000, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. Developing and established Men’s Sheds and members and non-members of the Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) can apply for financial assistance to go toward: Tools, equipment, community projects…

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MEN’S HEALTH WEEK LAUNCHED AT MT GRAVATT MEN’S SHED

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today hosted a men’s health information session for members of Mt Gravatt Men’s Shed, as part of Men’s Health Week 2017. He was joined by Dr David Hunt from Mt Gravatt, who spoke to Mt Gravatt Men’s Shed members about health-related issues they faced, and State Member for Mansfield,…

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COFFEE WITH A COP TALKS BAYSIDE CRIME AND SAFETY

Local residents from the bayside and Gumdale-Wakerley areas joined officers from Wynnum Police, as well as volunteers from Crime Stoppers and Volunteers in Policing, at Coffee with a Cop hosted by Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, in Manly West last Saturday. Coffee with a Cop gave members of the community an opportunity to get…

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Landcare award nominations now open

Member for Bonner Ross Vasta is urging residents to nominate a local environmental hero for the 2017 State Landcare Awards. Mr Vasta said local Landcare groups and volunteers deserved to be recognised for their passion and commitment to conservation and the work they do to maintain our local environment. “Landcare is an important part of…

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2017 Budget Great News for Bonner

The Turnbull Government’s 2017 Budget is delivering on Health, Child Care, Aged Care, Employment and reform on Banks, just to name a few, to ensure our nation’s economy to secure better days ahead for the hard working people of the Bonner electorate. The Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said our economic growth has been hard…

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FUNDING ESTIMATOR FOR BONNER SCHOOLS LAUNCHED

A new schools funding estimator is set to help parents, teachers, principals and school communities in the Bonner electorate see exactly how they stand to benefit from the Turnbull Government’s new $18.6 billion needs-based schools funding plan. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said the new online estimator showed that schools across the local area…

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GIVING BACK TO OUR VOLUNTEERS IN BONNER

Volunteers in Bonner are among nearly 100,000 volunteers across Australia benefiting from $10 million in Australian Government grants to support community organisations. Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, announced that almost 2,700 community organisations would benefit from a grant to support the work of volunteers. Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said the Turnbull Government’s investment…

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