Stronger Communities Programme

Mr Speaker, I congratulate you on your recent elevation to that office. It is with great pleasure tonight that I inform the House and the community and sporting groups in my electorate of Bonner of the fantastic opportunities available to them through the Stronger Communities Program. The coalition is committed to local communities. We understand…

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Adjournment speech- Stronger Communities Program

Mr VASTA (Bonner) (19:55): Mr Speaker, I congratulate you on your recent elevation to that office. It is with great pleasure tonight that I inform the House and the community and sporting groups in my electorate of Bonner of the fantastic opportunities available to them through the Stronger Communities Program. The coalition are committed to…

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Bonner Small Businesses

I rise today to acknowledge the hard work of small businesses in my electorate of Bonner. Each and every day small businesses across Bonner put their own skin into the game and rely upon nothing but their own ingenuity, ideas and hard work to see a future for themselves and for their families. Measures such…

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CCTV Cameras in Minnippi Parklands

I rise today to update the House on plans to install closed-circuit TV cameras at Minnippi Parklands in my electorate of Bonner. Minnippi Parklands form an iconic green space in the centre of Bonner that thousands of my constituents access regularly. The park includes a variety of amenities, and many community groups, such as the…

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STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS-BONNER ELECTORATE: ROAD TRAFFIC

Mr VASTA (Bonner) (13:40): I rise today with extremely good news for commuters who travel between Brisbane and Redland City in and around my electorate of Bonner. Traffic congestion on certain roads between Brisbane and the Redlands can be a real problem at peak hour. Many people who live and work in my electorate can…

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NBN IN BONNER – Adjournment speech

I rise today to speak on one of the most important issues in my electorate of Bonner. This issue is a lack of fast and reliable internet broadband. I am here to update the House on broadband access in Bonner, and the progress of the NBN rollout in my electorate. I will also speak on…

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Gumdale / Wakerley Telstra Tower – 90 Second Statement

I would like to commend a grassroots action group in Bonner for their dedication to protecting residents and wildlife in Gumdale and Wakerley. The No Telstra Tower near Gumdale School group was formed out of a concern over a proposed mobile phone tower site. I have spoken previously in this chamber about the great work…

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Small Business in Bonner – Adjournment speech

Madame/Deputy Speaker I wish to update the House on what the Government has achieved for small businesses in my electorate of Bonner, what we are further doing to help local businesses, and what services and initiatives are now available to businesses in Bonner. I’m pleased to report that my Small Business Forum, which I hosted…

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Adjournment Speech- Bonner funding update

Madame/Deputy Speaker I rise to give an update on some of the positive outcomes that have been achieved in my electorate of Bonner. As I have previously spoken about in this chamber, Bonner has benefited from a significant amount of Federal funding, and we have continued to deliver on our commitments to the area. This…

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Bonner Funding Announcements- Adjournment Speech 24 June 2014

Madame/Deputy Speaker, I’d like to speak tonight about some major commitments the Coalition government has made in this years Budget for my electorate of Bonner. It pleases me to say, we have managed to fulfil our election promises to the people of Bonner and delivered funding for a number of key projects in the area.…

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