SUPERFAST BROADBAND ON THE WAY TO BONNER

Superfast broadband is coming to more than 59,500 homes and businesses in Bonner under an accelerated three-year rollout of the nbn. Across Australia the nbn is powering ahead with the release today of a comprehensive construction plan to network 9.5 million premises nationwide. Today nbn is releasing its full construction schedule, providing Australians with the…

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GREEN ARMY TEAMS GRADUATE IN BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta has invited enthusiastic 17-24 year olds in the electorate to join what is fast becoming the largest-ever team of young Australians supporting environmental action across the country, as local Green Army workers today celebrated their graduation. “The Green Army teams in Bonner are generating real environment and conservation benefits…

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FUNDING CERTAINTY FOR LOCAL MEN’S SHEDS IN BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today said local Men’s Sheds in his electorate would benefit from the Abbott Coalition Government’s Father’s Day announcement of $4.5 million in additional funding for the National Shed Development Programme (NSDP). “To provide certainty to our Men’s Sheds, the Abbott Government has guaranteed funding for a further three years…

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CITIPOINTE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE RECOGNISED IN ANZAC DAY SCHOOLS’ AWARDS

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today presented Citipointe Christian College in Carindale with an Australian Government Anzac Day Schools’ Award. “The students and staff of Citipointe should be very proud of the Highly Commended award they’ve received today,” Mr Vasta said. “This important honour recognises Citipointe’s commitment to teaching students about Australia’s wartime history.”…

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ROSS VASTA FAREWELLS LOCAL AMBASSADORS

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta MP has farewelled local Mansfield State High School students ahead of their exchange programme to France. Ross was particularly proud to have Zac Look, one of Mansfield SHS’s Year 12 students, contact him directly to request the National Australian Flag to present to their sister school Jean-Baptiste de la…

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SCHOOL COMPETITION TO HONOUR AUSTRALIA’S VIETNAM VETERANS

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today encouraged secondary schools in Bonner to participate in the Australian Government’s Honouring Australian Vietnam Veterans schools’ competition. The competition encourages students in Year 9 and 10 to explore the service of Australia’s Vietnam veterans, and to reflect on the importance of remembering their involvement in the conflict. “More…

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NEW ROUNDS FOR GREEN PROGRAMMES OPEN IN BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today announced that the next application rounds for the Australian Government’s Green Army and 20 Million Trees programmes were now open. “The Government wants local people to join the Green Army to work on local projects in our community, and we want local groups to come forward with ideas…

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Upgraded car park complete in Gumdale

 The Australian Government is continuing to deliver on its commitments to fund community infrastructure upgrades in Bonner, with today’s opening of the $25,600 Gumdale Car Park upgrade. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta, who joined the local community today to officially open the upgraded Gumdale Car Park, said he was pleased that the Australian Government…

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APPLICATIONS FOR COMMUNITY PROJECT FUNDING OPEN IN BONNER

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today encouraged local government and incorporated not-for-profit organisations to apply for funding for small capital projects in the community as part of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities programme. “The Abbott Government is again making local communities a priority,” Mr Vasta said. “The Stronger Communities programme gives our local community…

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