Mr Ross Vasta MP


Member for Bonner, Queensland

Chair of Committee of Privileges and Members' Interests
Liberal Party of Australia
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

(07) 3893 3488
(07) 3893 3422

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4632
(02) 6277 8535


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Bonner, Queensland, 2004. Defeated at general elections 2007. Re-elected 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 14.11.13 to 9.5.16 and from 30.8.16.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Employment, Workplace Relations and Workforce Participation from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Health and Ageing from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Publications from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13 and from 14.9.16; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Privileges and Members' Interests from 5.12.13 to 9.5.16 and from 15.6.17 (Chair from 15.6.17); Petitions from 14.9.16 to 21.6.17.
  • Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Treaties from 1.9.16; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 14.9.16; Migration from 9.11.16.
  • Born 8.10.1966, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BComm (Griffith).
  • Associate Fellow, Australian Marketing Institute (AFAMI).
  • Member, Institute Personnel Management Australia (MIPMA).
  • Marketing manager 1992-94.
  • Managing director 1994-99.
  • Research officer 2000-04.
  • Business development manager 2007-10.
    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: 100 799 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: port facilities, tourism, transport, manufacturing and retail.
    State electorates: Bonner includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorate of Lytton, and parts of Bulimba, Chatsworth, Greenslopes, Mansfield and Redcliffe.