ROSS VASTA MP FEDERAL MEMBER FOR BONNER
ANZAC Day on the Bayside
It is tradition on Anzac Day to wear a sprig of rosemary, as it is to lay a wreath of remembrance or bake a batch of Anzac biscuits. Over the last few years, I have started a tradition with my boys to make the wreaths that I present at ANZAC services around Bonner. As we do this, we talk about the incredible sacrifice that so many young Australians gave defending our country. I will again be making wreaths with my boys to lay at services throughout the Bayside. A list of times and places can be seen below.
- Lota Manly RSL: 4:15 am Dawn Service, 8: 00 am – Parade starting on Ernest Street near Manly State School.
- Wynnum RSL: 5am -Dawn Service in RSL Carpark, 9:15 am -March starting on the corner of Bay Terrace & Clara Street, 9:45am- Wreath Laying Ceremony & Service, 1:00pm- Club will be open to public. If you wish to register to lay a wreath for this ceremony, please call 3396 7333
- Bayside National Servicemen’s Association: 6:10am sunrise service at Darling Point memorial.
Calling all BMX Bandits!
If you haven’t checked out the upgrades at Bayside BMX, then I encourage you to do so! I am happy to see the Federal funding I secured from the Stronger Communities Grant has allowed the Bayside BMX to upgrade their clubhouse. This funding has improved safety for members, volunteers, and the community by allowing the club to upgrade from their shipping container to a new, permanent structure. The new clubhouse also enables Bayside BMX to expand business operations and engage more of the local community. It’s great to know that this funding is helping provide safety for members, whilst also giving the club the opportunity to grow. So, make sure you grab you bike and some mates and head on down to the Bayside BMX track for a great day out. If you are interested and want to get involved, please contact the Bayside BMX on 0411 066 220.
Lindum Crossing Stage 2
Getting locals home sooner and safer is a priority of mine, one which I share with many of my colleagues. I am proud to have led the way in ensuring our roads are safer for residents, so they spend less time travelling and more time with friends and family. I am pleased to announce Stage 2 of Lindum Level Crossing upgrade, which includes short-term safety signalisation as we look towards Stage 3. Stage 2 has seen an all levels of government approach come to provide funding and work together towards a solution that will help keep locals safe on our roads. This next phase of the project will include a realignment of the intersection layout, installation of traffic lights, and median island, as well as a new controlled and dedicated pedestrian crossing. I will keep working towards making sure our roads are safe for locals.
Lawn Bowls on the road!
Club Manly has a rich history within our community, and I am proud to be supporting the club through a Stronger Communities Grant. Although I still need quite a few lessons when it comes to lawn bowls myself, I am pleased to know this Federal Government grant will allow lawn bowl veterans to spread their passion and skills with the next generation. From this funding, Club Manly has been able to purchase new equipment that can be easily transported throughout our local area, enabling them to take lawn bowls to local school students who cannot travel. This is a fantastic outcome for our community and is a great way for the younger generation to engage in lawn bowls, whilst also hearing the life lessons and stories from older generations within our community. If you would like to give lawns bowls a go or think it would be great for your school contact Club Manly today on 3396 3272.
69 Clara Street, Wynnum QLD 4178
Telephone: 07 3893 3488
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