BONNER EASTER COLOURING-IN COMPETITION NOW OPEN!

Get your colouring-in pencils ready: local three to six-year-olds can now enter the great Bonner Easter Colouring-In Competition, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. “To get in the spirit of Easter this year, I will be sending out Easter-themed colouring-in sheets to kindergartens and prep schools all across my electorate,” Mr Vasta said.…

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School Leaders Encouraged to Dream Big

School leaders from all around the Bonner electorate were yesterday celebrated in a ceremony hosted by Federal MP Ross Vasta. Manly West State School, Mt Gravatt East State School and Clairvaux College leaders joined with more than 40 students from other local Primary and High Schools to attend the event, and were treated to a…

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WYNNUM MANLY SEAGULLS KICKING GOALS

The community of Wynnum Manly joined the Seagulls on Saturday evening to celebrate the opening of the upgraded Manly Seagulls Clubhouse, which includes the redesign and modernisation of the existing Clubhouse change rooms, and an extension to the building to accommodate a new gymnasium. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta, who joined the Seagulls for…

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ADJOURNMENT SPEECH- COMMUNITY VISITORS SCHEME- 28 FEBRUARY 2017

Today I would like to speak about two volunteer initiatives that are doing wonderful things for lonely and socially isolated individuals and aged care residents in my Bonner electorate. These initiatives are funded through the Federal Government’s Community Visitors Scheme. One auspice is run by the Wynnum Baptist Church; the other by Anglicare Southern Queensland.…

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FUNDING APPROVED FOR MT GRAVATT KARATE-DO CLUB

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today confirmed a Turnbull Coalition Government commitment of $185,000 announced last year for the Australian Academy of Martial Arts Shito-Ryu Karate-Do Club (AAMA). “I’m pleased to announce that the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development has approved this funding for AAMA’s new dojo,” Mr Vasta said today. “This grant…

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Local Veteran Honoured For Service in World War II

93-year-old Gregory Graham Perkins was today celebrated in honour of his commitment to Australia during World War II. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta awarded Mr Perkins the Salute Their Service award at a special event held at Gregory’s home this morning. Mr Vasta said it was an honour to be able to personally recognise…

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SEEKING COMMUNITY VIEWS ON FLAG RETIREMENT OPTIONS

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta is asking the community for feedback on the best and most appropriate way for Australians to retire used, damaged and worn out Australian National Flags. Mr Vasta said that the Australian National Flag Protocols currently did not provide detailed guidance on how to retire flags that are damaged, faded…

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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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