Congratulations to our local Commonwealth Games athletes

The 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games has been an outstanding success for our athletes from the Bonner area, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today. “There were 27 athletes hailing from Bonner who qualified to compete at the Commonwealth Games this year, and they should be extremely proud,” Mr Vasta said. “Our local athletes picked…

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Green Army gearing up for action in Bonner

Young people in Bonner will be among the first 17 to 24 year olds to join the Australian Government’s Green Army and become part of the largest environmental movement in Australia’s history, Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today.   “The first round of Green Army projects is set to get underway in the coming…

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MINNIPPI PARKLANDS RECEIVES $70,000 SAFETY BOOST

The Coalition Government maintains its commitment to fund measures that will improve safety near the Minnippi Parklands in Tingalpa. Federal Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan joined Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, and Councillor for Doboy, Ryan Murphy at Minnippi Parklands to discuss the Government’s funding of $70,000 for the area.  Minister Keenan pledged the funds…

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PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS ON CHILDCARE AND EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING NOW OPEN

“The Productivity Commission’s inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning is now open for public comment,” Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta said today.   The Coalition Government tasked the Productivity Commission with investigating and making recommendations regarding future options for childcare and early childhood learning.   The Productivity Commission recently released a draft interim report…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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