BONNER CELEBRATES NATIONAL FAMILIES WEEK

Bayside locals today joined in National Families Week festivities at Lota Park to celebrate the vital role families play in the community. The event was hosted by Wynnum Family Day Care (WFDC), an acclaimed bayside family day care service. A large number of families attended, with many children participating in the day’s events. Federal Member…

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Upgrade for Wynnum Manly Seagulls Clubhouse

A re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government will upgrade dressing room facilities at the Wynnum Manly Seagulls Clubhouse with an investment of $400,000, announced the Liberal National Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta MP, today. Making the announcement with the Minister for Health, Hon. Sussan Ley MP this afternoon, Mr Vasta said he was proud to secure this…

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BUSINESSES IN BONNER BENEFITTING FROM FTAs

Businesses of all sizes are reaping the benefits from the Coalition Government’s strong economic plan including Free Trade Agreements (FTA) signed with Japan, Korea and China. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta, who was joined by the Prime Minister yesterday, said Grove Fruit Juice in Mansfield was a leading example of how local businesses were…

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$87,000 TO IMPROVE ROAD SAFETY FOR WYNNUM LOCALS

Road safety in Queensland has received a boost with a new round of funding announced under the Black Spot Programme. Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta today announced funding of $87,000 to fix the intersection of Bay Terrace and Bride Street in Wynnum, through the installation of…

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HONOURING OUR LOCAL VETERANS

Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta today said it was important to take the time to honour the legacy of our ANZACs, as well as the service of our local veterans, through upcoming ANZAC commemorations being held throughout the Bonner electorate. Mr Vasta today hosted a special morning tea for local veterans at Wynnum RSL…

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NDIS roll-out to change the lives of people in Bonner

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is set to continue being introduced in Bonner, following the Commonwealth and Queensland governments reaching agreement on the full rollout of the scheme in Queensland. Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said around 91,000 Queenslander living with disability and their families will benefit when the NDIS is fully rolled out…

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CHILDREN IN BONNER TO BENEFIT FROM UNIVERSAL ACCESS

Over 2000 children in Bonner will benefit from the Turnbull Government’s National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said $840 million in Federal funding will be available for quality preschool programmes across the country, and that these benefits would be felt across Bonner. “The National Partnership…

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STRONGER COMMUNITIES ROUND 2 NOW OPEN IN BONNER

Local government and incorporated not-for-profit organisations in Bonner are invited to apply for funding for small capital projects through Round 2 of the Stronger Communities Programme (SCP), Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. Applications for SCP grants of $5,000 to $20,000 will be open in Bonner until Monday, 11 April 2016. Organisations must…

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BONNER ICE ROUND TABLE PROMOTES LOCAL ACTION

Local teamwork and promoting local solutions are the key to tackling the ice scourge in the community, Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said at an ice round table he hosted in Wynnum on Friday. Mr Vasta was joined by Minister for Rural Health and Minister responsible for alcohol and drug policy, Senator the Hon…

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