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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Nominations open for Bonner Top Vet Students

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today encouraged eligible students in the Bonner electorate to nominate for the nation’s top prize for Year 12 students undertaking vocational education and training in school.  The Abbott Government has launched the 2014 Australian Vocational Student Prize (AVSP) as part of its commitment to promoting take up of high-quality…

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Community Announcement from the Australian Defence Force

Australian Defence Force personnel will conduct counter terrorism training in Brisbane over the period 20 October to 21 November 2014. The training will involve responses to simulated terrorist incidents. Military personnel involved in this training will be carrying weapons and tactical equipment, and will use simulation ammunition and hand held pyrotechnics. Local residents may notice…

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Helping Small Businesses Grow in Bonner

Small business owners in Bonner last night met with Federal Minister for Small Business, the Hon Bruce Billson, and Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, to discuss issues affecting the small business sector, and to announce new measures that will provide support to small business owners.   Speaking at a Small Business Forum in Carina with…

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Supporting Carers in Bonner During Carers Week 2014

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today encouraged local residents to mark Carers Week 2014 and recognise the important part carers play in the community. “Providing care to a loved one in need – whether it be due to age, disability or mental illness – is a role that many Australians will take on at…

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Message from the Minister for Foreign Affairs to all Travellers

MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS The Hon Julie Bishop MP WARNING TO AUSTRALIAN TRAVELLERS OF KIDNAPPING RISK   I urge Australians to carefully consider their need to travel to locations where there is a high threat of kidnapping. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has reissued its kidnapping threat bulletin on locations around the world…

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