Virtual Biggest Morning Tea event with Senator Cash

Bonner’s small business owners are invited to a virtual Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea event on Thursday, May 28 with Ross Vasta MP and special guest Senator Michaelia Cash. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the event was a great way to support Cancer Council Queensland’s (CCQ) biggest annual fundraiser. “The event is also…

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$48.8 million funding boost for health and medical research

The Morrison Government will invest $48.8 million in Queensland-based, world-leading health and medical research projects to improve the lives of all Australians. Our Government will strengthen Australians’ health through research to prevent illness and deliver better health care as we recover and restore our nation in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of…

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Funding boost for Bonner volunteer groups

Sailability Bayside volunteers will be able to undergo first aid and resuscitation training thanks to a $2880 Morrison Government grant as part of National Volunteer week. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said Sailability was one of 16 successful volunteer grant recipients in his electorate. “Volunteers give their time and skills to support others…

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Tingalpa manufacturer receives Federal grant to modernise

Tingalpa manufacturing company Crystalaid has received a $100,000 Morrison Government grant through the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF) to help them adopt new technology to make their processes more efficient. The MMF grant will be used to purchase an automated Printed Circuit Board Cleaner as well as some minor building extensions to house the new technology.…

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COVIDsafe App launch

The new COVIDsafe app to help keep you, your family and your community safe from further spread of coronavirus through early notification of possible exposure is now available to download. The COVIDSafe app is just one of the tools used to help protect the health of the community by quickly alerting people who may be…

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Honour the service and sacrifice at home for ANZAC Day 2020

Australians can honour the service and sacrifice of our veterans and serving Defence personnel on ANZAC Day from home this year by watching the nationally broadcast Dawn Service from the Australian War Memorial and participating in the RSL’s #lightupthedawn campaign. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said while ANZAC Day would be different this year, with no…

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Vocational education and training goes online

As COVID-19 has changed the way we work, train and study, the Morrison Government is working to deliver more training online. The Government has today launched the improved and repurposed My Skills website which will now focus on online training for Australians looking to upskill during the COVID-19 pandemic. The My Skills website has been…

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Flu vaccination more important than ever in April

Vulnerable Australians are being urged to get free vaccinations against seasonal influenza under the National Immunisation Plan which now includes children aged between six months and five years. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vast MP said although the flu shot does not protect against COVID-19, the impact of influenza could have a fatal result for…

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$130 billion JobKeeper payment to keep Australians in a job

The Morrison Government will provide an historic wage subsidy to around 6 million workers who will receive a flat payment of $1,500 per fortnight through their employer, before tax. The $130 billion JobKeeper payment will help keep Australians in jobs and tackle the significant economic impact from the coronavirus, including in the electorate of Bonner.…

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Second Economic Stimulus Package

The Morrison Government has released the second stage of its economic plan to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus and help build a bridge to recovery. A total of $189 billion is being injected into the economy by all arms of Government in order to keep Australians in work and businesses in business, including…

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