NEW DEDICATED MEDICARE ITEM FOR HEART HEALTH

The Liberal National Government will ensure that residents in Bonner at risk of heart disease receive timely and appropriate medical advice with the creation of a new Medicare item for heart health checks. Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said from April 1 this year a new dedicated MBS item for heart health checks will support…

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NDIS PARTICIPANTS IN BONNER BENEFIT FROM REFORMS TO SPECIALIST DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION

Government reforms to increase Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) will improve choice and control for eligible National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants in Bonner. Federal Minister for Families and Social Services, Paul Fletcher, and Assistant Minister for Social Services, Housing and Disability Services, Sarah Henderson, jointly announced on 8 February immediate reforms to SDA Accommodation following…

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FUNDS SECURED TO FIX LINDUM CROSSING

The Morrison Government is today delivering $85 million towards fixing the level crossing at Lindum Station in Wynnum. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta said he is thrilled to have been able to secure this money to fix the disastrous local level crossing which he has been fighting for since 2017. Lindum Crossing is well known to…

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ENTRIES OPEN FOR POETRY AWARDS

Ross Vasta says the next Dorothea Mackellar or Banjo Paterson may be living in Bonner and they should enter Australia’s largest and oldest poetry writing competition. School students in Bonner have until 30 June to enter the 2019 Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards. Last year, more than 8,500 students entered the competition. Mr Vasta said writing…

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HEALTH FUNDING FACTS WEBSITE LAUNCHED

A new Health Funding Facts website has been launched to help Bonner families and communities see how they are benefiting from the Morrison Government’s strong track record on guaranteeing essential health services for all Australians. www.health.gov.au/health-funding-facts is a one-stop-shop enabling Bonner families to access data on how the Morrison Government is investing in: Record health…

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GOLD COAST TO SUNSHINE COAST FAST RAIL

The Liberal National Government has taken the first step toward delivering fast rail between the Gold Coast through Brisbane and up to the Sunshine Coast. The Morrison Government will provide $8 million to fund a business case for the corridor as part of its Population Plan to take pressure off the big cities, support the…

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