POSITIVE CHANGES FOR BONNER SMALL BUSINESSES FROM JULY 1

Small businesses in Bonner are set for simpler Business Activity Statements (BAS) and an extension to the instant asset write-off programme thanks to positive changes in force from July 1, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. “Local small businesses are set to benefit from simpler paperwork and yet another year to use the…

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21,000 Bonner Residents to Receive Energy Assistance Payment

The Turnbull Government is following through with its election commitment to deliver affordable living for all Australians. The government has announced tougher regulations for the Gas sector giving Aussies priority to the supply and plans to strengthen the Australian regulator, alongside delivering the energy assistance payment to millions of Australians. More than 20,000 people in…

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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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