SUPPORT FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESSES IN BONNER

The Australian Government is working with local businesses in Bonner to create new opportunities, new markets and new jobs, Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today.   The new $484.2 million Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme (EIP) is putting in place the supporting infrastructure to help businesses become more robust and build on their strengths, as well…

Details

WELFARE REVIEW PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS CLOSING SOON

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, is encouraging people in Bonner to have their say on the recently released interim report proposing improvements to Australia’s welfare system.   Mr Vasta says public submissions need to be lodged by Friday, 08 August 2014.   “The interim report, A New System for Better Employment and Social Outcomes,…

Details

HAVE YOUR SAY ON OUR NATIONAL LANDCARE PROGRAMME

The Australian Government will hit the road in August to talk to Australian communities about getting involved in the National Landcare Programme.  Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said community information sessions would be held in capital cities and regional centres across the country from August 4 telling people about the opportunities on offer in…

Details

SUPPORT FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESSES IN BONNER

The Australian Government is working with local businesses in Bonner to create new opportunities, new markets and new jobs, Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. The new $484.2 million Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme (EIP) is putting in place the supporting infrastructure to help businesses become more robust and build on their strengths, as well as…

Details

Trade Support Loans to help apprentices in Bonner complete their training

The Abbott Coalition Government is building a stronger economy by supporting apprentices to successfully complete their qualification. The legislation for Trade Support Loans has been passed by the Parliament, allowing loans of up to $20,000 over the four years of an apprenticeship. Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said the Government is delivering on its commitment…

Details

PRIME MINISTER’S PRESS RELEASE – MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH17

Please find below the Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s statement on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. Our thoughts and prayers go to the families affected. MALAYSIA AIRLINES FLIGHT MH17 The thoughts and prayers of all Australians today are with the families and loved ones of the Australians that have tragically been killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.…

Details

CARBON TAX REPEAL WILL BENEFIT OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

Yesterday’s vote by the Senate to repeal the Carbon Tax is great news for local families and small businesses,” Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today.  “Scrapping the Carbon Tax will save the average household around $550 a year, including around $200 on the average household electricity bill, and around $70 on the average gas…

Details

AGED CARE FEE ESTIMATOR LAUNCHED

People looking for aged care services in Bonner will now have access to an online tool that will help them estimate their aged care costs, Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said today.  “The Fee Estimator, available online or via phone, will allow people to enter their income and assets, and receive an estimate of the…

Details

Child Care Benefit increases for Bonner families

The standard hourly rate of Child Care Benefit families in Bonner receive will increase by the CPI today, as highlighted in the recent Federal Budget. Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said, “This could see a lower income family, with one child in full-time care, receive up to $264[1] extra this year in the Child Care…

Details