Statement from Prime Minister – G20 Summit

G20 PLAN EXCEEDS 2 PER CENT GROWTH TARGET AS LEADERS COMMIT TO EXTRA ECONOMIC REFORMS   The combined growth strategies of G20 member nations presented at the Brisbane Leaders’ Summit will equate to 2.1 per cent new growth and inject an additional $2 trillion into the world economy and create millions of jobs.   The…

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Honour our Troops this Remembrance Day

Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, today encouraged the community to pause for one minute’s silence at 11am, to wear a red poppy, or to attend their local Remembrance Day service and pay tribute to the men and women who have served, and those who continue to serve, our nation in times of war, conflict…

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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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