BONNER SENIORS’ EXPO DRAWS HUGE CROWD

The inaugural Bonner Seniors’ Expo hosted yesterday by Federal Member Ross Vasta MP was a huge success, with over 300 locals from across the electorate attending and 55 stallholders participating on the day. “I’m proud to support our valuable local seniors and help them find out what services they can access in the community and…

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Child care relief around corner for Bonner families

Over 6,500 families in Bonner will be better off thanks to the Turnbull Government’s child care overhaul.  Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said the new child care package will provide the greatest hours of support to the families who work the longest hours, and the greatest subsidy and financial support to the families who earn…

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NBN complaints Just 1% of Total Premises Connected

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Report released today has revealed that the number of overall complaints made in 2016-17 about the nbn makes up just 1% of the total number of households connected. Bonner MP Ross Vasta says the rate of complaints remains in line with the increased rate of the rollout. “Yes there are complaints…

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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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