Morrison Government’s Defence Strategy delivers jobs and investment to Queensland

The Morrison Government’s updated Defence Strategy and ongoing commitment to maximising Australian industry involvement in Defence capability projects will create new jobs and investment in Queensland over the coming decade and beyond. As detailed in the 2020 Defence Strategic Update and 2020 Force Structure Plan released by Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP and…

Join the Aussie-made club

In an effort to help the national economic recovery, a new ad campaign has been launched to encourage Australians to support Australian Made products by joining the ‘Aussie-made Club.’ Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said buying Australian-made products whenever possible was a practical way to back local producers and manufacturers. “The best way…

Funding to boost plastic recycling

The Morrison Government has invested $20 million as part of round 8 of the Cooperative Research Centres Project (CRC-Ps) to help businesses reduce their plastic waste, boost recycling initiatives and build a sustainable environment through job creating projects. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said these projects are driving Australia’s waste-recycling industry forward. “There…

Welfare dependency in Australia continues to fall

The proportion of working-age Australians receiving welfare benefits has fallen to its lowest level in more than 30 years. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the Department of Social Services analysis of recently released Australian Bureau of Statistics population data showed 13.5 per cent of the working-age population was receiving working‑age income support payments at…

BONNER BENEFITING FROM WORK FOR THE DOLE

The Labor Party must commit to Work for the Dole. Their continued suggestions that a Labor government will scrap this program and prevent thousands of Australians from improving their chances of getting a job are alarming. Work for the Dole is a vital part of the Turnbull Government’s commitment to creating jobs for Australians. It…