A MESSAGE FROM THE PRIME MINISTER

Earlier this week, the hostages of the Lindt café, as well as the families of Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson were welcomed to this Parliament. We acknowledged the atrocity that took place in Sydney’s CBD and we pledged to keep our country as safe and as secure as we humanly can. Both the Commonwealth and…

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MICAH DAMIEN VASTA

I am proud to announce that my second son, Micah Damien Vasta, was born at a healthy 8lbs 7oz, 53cm, on Saturday, 7 February, at 1.40pm. My wife Fang is doing well, and our son Zachary is overjoyed at the arrival of his new baby brother. We have received so many kind words from the…

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Green Army work underway in Bonner

Young people involved in the Habitat Improvement and Connectivity rehabilitation project in Mansfield have commenced on-ground works as part of the Australian Government’s Green Army, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said today. Speaking from the project site, Mr Vasta said the Green Army team’s hard work was benefitting the region by restoring habitat and…

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Christmas Message from Ross

I would like to wish you all a very happy and joyful Christmas this year. In this season of giving, it is important to reflect on our good fortune as Australians that we are able to enjoy the holidays with our loved ones in relative peace and prosperity. We must also keep in our thoughts…

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DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR BRISBANE SEVERE STORMS – NOVEMBER 27

The Hon Michael Keenan MP Minister for Justice The Hon Jack Dempsey MP Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services JOINT MEDIA RELEASE Commonwealth Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Queensland Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Jack Dempsey today announced that disaster assistance has been activated for Brisbane City Council following the severe…

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New Legislation to Protect Children Against Cyberbullying

In a big step towards Australian children being better protected against cyberbullying when they go online, the Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 has been introduced in the Commonwealth Parliament, Federal Member for Bonner, Ross Vasta, said today. “Parents, schools, teachers and children in Bonner have given me extensive feedback about the harmful effects…

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Work begins on Commonwealth Games Velodrome

Work has begun on the Queensland State Velodrome Project – one of the centrepieces for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. The Member for Bonner Ross Vasta represented the Minister for Sport Peter Dutton at a sod turning ceremony for the project at Chandler in Brisbane today. The Australian Government is providing $156 million funding…

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