HELP ON THE WAY FOR LUNG CANCER PATIENTS

Hundreds of families across Australia will save close to $90,000 each year from a $96 million investment our Government is making to ensure lung cancer medicine is affordable. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said help is on the way for around 400 patients diagnosed with lung cancer with our Government listing Tagrisso® (Osimertinib) on…

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STRENGTHENING BONNER MENTAL HEALTH AND JOB SECURITY

The Liberal National Government will provide a record $1.45 billion for community mental health services and change the funding model to ensure security for both jobs and services. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta welcomed the announcement, and said the funding will be provided through the Government’s innovative 31 Primary Health Networks (PHNs). “PHN’s were…

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COALITION SUPPORTS BONNER RESIDENTS TO LIVE LONGER

Thousands of Bonner residents are being asked to take new online Life Checks, as the Liberal National Government continues rolling out its More Choices For A Longer Life measures, to support local people to live longer, better lives. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said Life Checks are about empowering people to make the best…

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TOURISM INDUSTRY IN BRISBANE CONTINUES TO BOOM

Brisbane continues to benefit from strong International traveller numbers, according to the latest International Visitor Survey data. Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said the latest results showed South East Queensland and Brisbane continued to be a major tourist hotspot for International travellers. “In the year to September 2018 we’ve seen an additional 1.3m visitors flock…

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GOV’T INVESTING IN GREATER ACCESS TO INFORMATION FOR BONNER RESIDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

The Liberal-National Government has announced up to $315,000 in grant funding to make conferences more accessible for people with disability. The National Disability Conference Initiative grants assist eligible conference organisers to include people with disability at nationally-focused, disability-related conferences in Australia. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said the grant funding will help to assist…

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LOCALS IN BONNER TO BENEFIT FROM NEW PHYSICAL ACTIVITY GRANTS

The Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta is calling on all local sport and physical activity providers to apply for funding for a national $28.9million program aimed at encouraging Australians to get more active. The Liberal Nationals Sport Participation Grants program was launched today by Federal Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie, enabling sporting organisations, sporting organisations…

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IMPROVED DIGITAL MENTORING ON OFFER FOR BONNER SMALL BUSINESSES

The Liberal National Government is giving Aussie small businesses the opportunity to be part of a nationwide mentoring program to transform and grow their business through improving digital capabilities. Minister for Small and Family Business, Skills and Vocational Education, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, said the Government’s Small Business Digital Champions Project, will create relatable,…

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