Restart Continues to Benefit Employers and Employees

 Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, is encouraging employers to take on mature-aged employees under the Restart employment programme. Mr Vasta said the programme reached 1000 sign-ups nationally this week. The programme provides a valuable incentive to encourage and assist businesses take on new mature-aged employees. Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz said that when…

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Bonner Businesses Urged to Apply for New Industry Skills Fund

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today said businesses in the electorate can now apply for support to boost the skills of their workforce under the Abbott Government’s new $476 million Industry Skills Fund. “Businesses in Bonner will be able to take advantage of the Industry Skills Fund to upskill or retrain their employees,” Mr…

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New Green Army Projects for Bonner

Two new Green Army projects are coming to Bonner following the announcement of successful projects for Round Two of the important environmental programme, Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said today. “I’m pleased to announce two new rehabilitation projects for the Iona Wetlands and Oxbow Wetlands,” Mr Vasta said. “There are more than 350 Green…

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A MESSAGE FROM THE PRIME MINISTER

Earlier this week, the hostages of the Lindt café, as well as the families of Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson were welcomed to this Parliament. We acknowledged the atrocity that took place in Sydney’s CBD and we pledged to keep our country as safe and as secure as we humanly can. Both the Commonwealth and…

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MICAH DAMIEN VASTA

I am proud to announce that my second son, Micah Damien Vasta, was born at a healthy 8lbs 7oz, 53cm, on Saturday, 7 February, at 1.40pm. My wife Fang is doing well, and our son Zachary is overjoyed at the arrival of his new baby brother. We have received so many kind words from the…

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Green Army work underway in Bonner

Young people involved in the Habitat Improvement and Connectivity rehabilitation project in Mansfield have commenced on-ground works as part of the Australian Government’s Green Army, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said today. Speaking from the project site, Mr Vasta said the Green Army team’s hard work was benefitting the region by restoring habitat and…

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Christmas Message from Ross

I would like to wish you all a very happy and joyful Christmas this year. In this season of giving, it is important to reflect on our good fortune as Australians that we are able to enjoy the holidays with our loved ones in relative peace and prosperity. We must also keep in our thoughts…

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