HELPING YOUNG AUSTRALIANS IN BONNER INTO WORK

Young job seekers in Bonner will have new opportunities to secure a job as a result of the Coalition Government’s Growing Jobs and Small Business package announced in the 2015 Budget, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. Mr Vasta said young Australians need the right assistance and encouragement to learn new skills, become…

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BUDGET DELIVERS JOBS, GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITY FOR BONNER

The 2015 Budget is a ‘have a go’ Budget that will help local families and small businesses, Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said today. “The big winners in this Budget are families and small businesses,” Mr Vasta said. “This Budget will deliver jobs, growth and opportunity in a way that is responsible, measured and…

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JOBS FOR FAMILIES PACKAGE DELIVERS CHOICE FOR BONNER FAMILIES

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today said the 2015 Budget delivers a $4.4 billion Jobs for Families package to give parents more choice and opportunity to work. “The 2015 Budget delivers on the Government’s commitment to support families by making child care simpler, more affordable, more flexible, and more accessible,” Mr Vasta said. “We…

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INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN BONNER SECURE A STRONGER FUTURE FOR AUSTRALIA

Bonner is getting a boost from the Commonwealth Government’s record $50 billion investment in road and transport infrastructure. The Budget is the next step in the Government’s responsible, long-term economic plan to build a strong, safe and prosperous future for all Australians. Through our nationwide infrastructure programme, the Government is creating thousands of jobs, reducing travel…

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SPORTING SCHOOLS OPEN NOW TO BONNER SCHOOLS AND CLUBS

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, is urging all local primary schools, clubs and coaches in Bonner to sign up to Sporting Schools, the Abbott Government’s new initiative to get more kids active and healthy. Mr Vasta said the Abbott Government is tackling the activity levels and the health of children across the country with…

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$246 MILLION NANNY PILOT PROGRAMME TO SUPPORT BONNER FAMILIES

The Abbott Government is establishing a new $246 million pilot programme to extend subsidy support to nanny home care services to help support families who struggle to access affordable child care services when working, studying or looking for work. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said subsidised care will be provided to about 10,000 children…

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ENGAGING BONNER’S SENIORS IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Seniors in the Bonner electorate will continue to have free access to computers and internet training to ensure they are not left behind in the digital age, thanks to a $1.3 million Abbott Government investment. The Abbott Government has invested $1.3 million to assist more than 97,000 older Australians to continue building their digital skills…

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GREEN ARMY MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN BONNER

Young people involved in Green Army teams in Bonner are seeing the results of their hard work come to fruition after completing their on-ground projects. “Minnippi Parklands, Wynnum North and Mansfield have seen significant benefits from this project through each team’s work restoring local habitat and undertaking activities including brush cutting, weed control and seed…

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NEW CAMPAIGN TO BOOST EARLY BREAST CANCER DETECTION

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today said the launch of the Australian Government’s ‘An invitation that could save your life’ will boost screening awareness in at risk groups.  Breast cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths among women in Australia, however if detected early and managed nine-out-of-10 cases can be successfully…

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