CONGESTION-BUSTING UPGRADE ANNOUNCED FOR GREEN CAMP RD

A major upgrade to tackle traffic congestion along Green Camp Road at Wakerley is one step closer, with Council today releasing designs for the $28 million project. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said the project would see Green Camp Road widened to at least four lanes to take real action on traffic congestion, getting residents home…

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FIRST HOME SUPER SAVER SCHEME DELIVERING FOR BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today called on first home buyers to take advantage of the Turnbull Government’s First Home Super Saver Scheme, which came into effect on 1 July. The scheme, announced in this year’s Budget, will give first home savers the ability to accelerate their savings by at least 30 per cent.…

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$45 million in Federal Government Grant Funding Up For Grabs

Bonner Community Groups can now apply for a share of $45.25 million in Australian Government funding for projects to help build inclusive and resilient communities. The Minister for Social Services, the Hon Christian Porter opened the Strong and Resilient Communities (SARC) grants round on 13 July. He said the grants will help local organisations overcome…

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STRONGER COMMUNITIES GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL PROJECTS IN BONNER

Grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 are available to help fund small capital projects in the Bonner community, thanks to the Turnbull Coalition Government’s extension of its Stronger Communities Programme, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. “My office is now accepting expressions of interest from local schools and not-for-profit organisations and groups for…

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GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR SUPPORTING YOUNGER VETERANS

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today encouraged local community and ex-service organisations to apply for grants for projects that deliver sustainable services for younger veterans. Mr Vasta said the Supporting Younger Veterans (SYV) grants program recognises the importance of the transition phase for Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel as they leave the military. “$1…

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ONE YEAR OF DELIVERING FOR BONNER

Today marks one year since the 2016 election. I’ve been proud to deliver a number of projects and initiatives for Bonner in this short amount of time: • $10m for upgrade of Rickertt Rd-Green Camp Rd intersection; • Funding to upgrade M1-Gateway Motorway merge at Eight Mile Plains; • NBN: 21% of rollout complete in…

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POSITIVE CHANGES FOR BONNER SMALL BUSINESSES FROM JULY 1

Small businesses in Bonner are set for simpler Business Activity Statements (BAS) and an extension to the instant asset write-off programme thanks to positive changes in force from July 1, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. “Local small businesses are set to benefit from simpler paperwork and yet another year to use the…

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