Local veteran community to benefit from new funding

The Bonner veteran community is set to benefit from funding through the latest round of the Veteran and Community Grants program, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today announced. The grant for $49,951 will help Manly Lota RSL assist the local veteran community to continue improving services and support for veterans and their families. “Manly…

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CHRISTMAS FOR THE TROOPS 2014

Christmas is fast approaching and with more than 2,200 Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel deployed overseas on operations, Australians are being asked to spare a thought for our troops who won’t be able to spend Christmas with their families and friends. Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said the best and most effective way to…

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Nominate now for the 2015 National Youth Awards

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today encouraged young people in the community to nominate for the 2015 National Youth Awards. “This is the third annual series of the Awards, which celebrate the achievements and contributions of young Australians aged 12 to 25,” Mr Vasta said. “I urge those thinking about nominating to act now.”…

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Statement from Prime Minister – G20 Summit

G20 PLAN EXCEEDS 2 PER CENT GROWTH TARGET AS LEADERS COMMIT TO EXTRA ECONOMIC REFORMS   The combined growth strategies of G20 member nations presented at the Brisbane Leaders’ Summit will equate to 2.1 per cent new growth and inject an additional $2 trillion into the world economy and create millions of jobs.   The…

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Honour our Troops this Remembrance Day

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today encouraged the community to pause for one minute’s silence at 11am, to wear a red poppy, or to attend their local Remembrance Day service and pay tribute to the men and women who have served, and those who continue to serve, our nation in times of war, conflict…

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Funding Bonner’s Child Care Educators

Child care educators in Bonner are among more than 50,000 long day care educators across Australia set to benefit from a $200 million Federal Government investment in professional development. “The Abbott Government’s Long Day Care Professional Development Programme will directly support 31 long day care services in Bonner to help with the cost of training…

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A message from the Prime Minister- the G20

 In just under two weeks, the leaders of the G20 will assemble in Brisbane. This will be the largest ever gathering of world leaders in our history, and it is the culmination of Australia’s presidency of the G20. The G20 is the world’s most important economic forum. The countries of the G20 generate 75 per…

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