Mr Ross Vasta MP

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Member for Bonner, Queensland

Positions
Chair of Committee of Privileges and Members' Interests
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

69 Clara Street
Wynnum, QLD, 4178

Postal address

69 Clara Street
Wynnum, QLD, 4178

Telephone:
(07) 3893 3488
Fax:
(07) 3893 3422

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4632
Fax:
(02) 6277 8535

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Bonner, Queensland, 2004. Defeated at general elections 2007. Elected to the House of Representatives for Bonner, Queensland, 2010. Re-elected 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 14.11.13 to 9.5.16
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 30.8.16
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Treaties from 1.9.2016; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 14.9.2016; Migration from 9.11.2016.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Employment, Workplace Relations and Workforce Participation from 1.12.2004 to 17.10.2007; Health and Ageing from 1.12.2004 to 17.10.2007; Publications from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Privileges and Members' Interests from 5.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Petitions from 14.9.2016 to 21.6.2017; Publications from 14.9.2016; Privileges and Members' Interests from 15.6.2017 (Chair from 15.6.2017).
Personal
  • Born 8.10.1966, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.Comm (Griffith)
  • A.F.A.M.I
  • M.I.P.M.A
  • Marketing manager 1992-94
  • Managing director 1994-99
  • Research officer 2000-04
  • Business development manager 2007-10
Electorate
  • Description: Outer Metropolitan
  • Location: south east Brisbane; it includes the suburbs of Belmont, Burbank, Capalaba West, Carindale, Chandler, Gumdale, Hemmant, Lota, Lytton, Manly, Manly West, Mansfield, Moreton Island, Mount Gravatt, Ransome, Rochedale, Tingalpa, Upper Mt Gravatt, Wakerley, Wishart, Wynnum, Wynnum West and parts of Cannon Hill, Carina, Eight Mile Plains, Holland Park, Holland Park West, Mackenzie, Mount Gravatt East and Murarrie.
  • Area: 360 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 100799 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: port facilities, tourism, transport, manufacturing and retail.
  • Electorate: Bonner includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorate of Lytton, and parts of Bulimba, Chatsworth, Greenslopes, Mansfield and Redcliffe.