Volunteers needed to feed students breakfast

Mount Gravatt-East State School (MGESS) is looking for volunteers to help provide breakfast through their morning Top-Up Station to ensure kids have the brain food they need to start their day of learning. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said volunteers were the lifeblood of local communities and what MGESS needs to keep this…

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New grants available to help Bonner get active

The Morrison Government’s $19.6 million Driving Social Inclusion through Sport and Physical Activity grants program is open now. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said it was a great opportunity for local organisations to apply for the grant and run programs which aim to break down barriers that stop people getting active, and bring…

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Heavy vehicle funding applications now open

Applications for Round 5 of the Morrison Government’s National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) are now open to improve the safety and provision of programs for heavy vehicle operators. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said the NHVR’s Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative (HVSI) was a great opportunity to fund programs and initiatives aimed at improving road…

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Christmas appeal attracting generous donations

The Ross Vasta Christmas Appeal for Stanthorpe has attracted generous community support, including from eight-year-old Charlotte Mews who recently donated $123 she raised though a bake sale. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said he was so proud of Charlotte who wanted to donate the money she raised through Moreton Bay Girl Guides to…

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Breast cancer MRI added to Medicare

Women with or suspected of having breast cancer will be able to claim Medicare benefits for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, from 1 November 2019. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said approximately 14,000 patients each year, predominantly women, wouldbenefit from these services. “The Morrison Government has added these new MRI services to the…

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New benefits for Veteran Card holders

Thousands of offers are now available to Veteran Card holders in Bonner from businesses across Australia, as part of the Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the Veteran Card provided the opportunity for businesses and organisations, big or small across the country to show their support and recognition of…

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Morrison Government delivering a safer Rochedale community

Redeemer Lutheran College has received a $128,000 grant through the Morrison Government’s $41.9 million Safer Communities Fund to install CCTV cameras. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the new CCTV cameras would help ensure a safer community for the Rochedale school. “The Safer Community Fund is a fantastic initiative to help enhance our…

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Ross Vasta Christmas appeal for Stanthorpe

The Ross Vasta Christmas Appeal officially launched today and has partnered with national online charity GIVIT to support the drought and bushfire affected community of Stanthorpe and the Granite Belt. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the Christmas Appeal for Stanthorpe encouraged locals in Bonner to donate and purchase much needed items and…

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