Vasta Says ‘NO’ to Labor’s Carbon Tax

Ross Vasta, Federal MP for Bonner, believes that the Carbon tax would be a disaster for the people of Bonner.   “This is not a debate about whether Climate Change exists or does not exists it is a fight to stop the Labor Government bringing in a tax that they do not even believe is…

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Anzac Day Care Packages for the Troops

As Anzac Day approaches, we stand together and remember all those Australians who fought and gave their lives on behalf of an eternally grateful nation. As we remember those of wars past, we should also take a moment to spare a thought for those Australian soldiers, sailors, airmen and airwomen who are currently serving abroad.…

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Vasta Praises the Brave Conduct of the Brisbane Coast Guard Volunteers

In Federal Parliament today, Ross Vasta, Federal Member for Bonner praised the actions of Craig Bowen and Steve Creevey who have both been awarded a commendation from the Federal Government’s Bravery Awards Department. In the announcement gazetted officially today, the two men from the Manly chapter of the Brisbane Coast Guard will receive a Commendation…

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Vasta calls on Gillard to Provide Certainty under the NDRRA to BCC

In a speech before parliament this week, Ross Vasta, Federal Member for Bonner, joined the chorus of voices calling on the Prime Minister to provide assurances about what is considering to constitute “essential Public infrastructure” under the National Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements. “I join the Lord Mayor of Brisbane in urging the Federal Government…

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Announcement: Disability Forum coming to Bonner – March 9th

Ross Vasta, Federal Member for Bonner, today announced that he would be hosting a Disability forum together with the Shadow Minister for Disabilities, Carers & the Voluntary Sector, Senator Mitch Fifield, on the 9th of March. The purpose of the Disability Roundtable will be to provide a forum for people with disabilities to exchange information,…

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Coalition listens to Bonner businesses and acts to cut red tape from Government paid parental leave scheme

Local Federal MP for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said the Coalition has listened to the local business community and acted to end the needless and pointless red tape and compliance burden imposed on employers under the Gillard Labor government’s paid parental leave scheme. The Coalition introduced a Private Members’ Bill to have Centrelink’s Family Assistance Office…

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