BONNER PRESCHOOLERS TO LEARN A LANGUAGE IN 2017

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta has called on local preschools and child care centres to sign up to the Turnbull Government’s popular early learning languages program before applications close on 26 February 2017. Tens of thousands of preschoolers across the country are set to try their hand at languages this year as part of…

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MAKE A LIST AND SAVE THIS CHRISTMAS

It seems that Santa might have been onto something when he made a list and checked it twice. With Australians spending over $1,079 at Christmas in recent years, some forward planning for meals and presents can lead to big savings. On average, Australian households throw out 14% of weekly groceries worth about $1,100 each year,…

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GRANTS AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT VOLUNTEERS IN BONNER

Community organisations in Bonner are encouraged to apply for a grant of up to $5000 to assist the work of their volunteers. Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said the funding is being provided under a $10 million Volunteer Grant funding round, announced by the Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter. “This funding is a key…

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SHOP SMALL IN BONNER THIS CHRISTMAS

As Australians prepare to spend around $50 billion in the lead-up to Christmas Day, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta has urged locals to shop small in our community. “The coming month is when many local businesses take risks, make investments and employ more locals in the hope that the upswing in Christmas retail trade…

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LOCAL VETERANS TO BENEFIT FROM FUNDING FOR MANLY LOTA RSL

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said veterans and their families in the Manly-Lota area would benefit from Australian Government grant funding for a local project. Mr Vasta said the Returned and Services League of Australia’s Manly-Lota Sub-Branch had been awarded $37,800 to install air-conditioning at its community hall in Manly under the Veteran and…

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IMPROVED FACILITIES FOR HEMMANT FLEXIBLE LEARNING CENTRE

Hemmant Flexible Learning Centre will soon have two new General Learning Areas and associated walkways after Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP today announced a $298,312 Australian Government grant through the Capital Grants Program. Mr Vasta congratulated Hemmant Flexible Learning Centre on being selected for the grant and said it would be in addition to…

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Remembrance Day 2016

8 November 2016 Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta MP, has encouraged the community to honour Remembrance Day and remember every Australian who has made the ultimate sacrifice in defence of our nation. “Remembrance Day on November 11 marks 98 years since the Armistice that ended the First World War,” Ross Vasta said. “I encourage everyone…

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