The show must go on in Mt Gravatt

Annual shows in Bonner cancelled because of COVID-19 are about to get a slice of $34 million Australian Government funding to help ensure they can bounce back next year. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said the first payments under the Supporting Agricultural Show and Fields Day program would roll out before Christmas. “I…

Funding new apprentices and trainees in Bonner

The Morrison Government will invest an additional $1.2 billion to support Australian businesses to employ 100,000 new apprentices and trainees as part of our COVID-19 economic recovery plan. Starting 5 October 2020, businesses who take on a new Australian apprentice will be eligible for a 50 per cent wage subsidy, regardless of geographic location, occupation,…

JobKeeper extension passes Parliament

Last night Parliament passed the Morrison Government’s extension of JobKeeper which is the largest economic lifeline in Australia’s history. Federal Member for Bonner Ross Vasta MP said more than 5200 businesses in his electorate were currently using JobKeeper. “JobKeeper is maintaining links between employers and workers, keeping people in jobs and supporting Australian incomes during…