$4 Million Boost for Toowoomba Regional Council

Toowoomba Regional Council will be supported as part of the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s $1.8 billion boost for road and community projects through local governments across Australia. Federal Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said the package included the establishment of a new $500 million Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program and the bringing…

FUNDING SUCCESS FOR CAMBOOYA LANDCARE GROUP

Improving the health of roadside reserves and working to reduce the risk of erosion during extreme weather events will be the focus of two projects to be undertaken by Cambooya Landcare this year. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined representatives of Cambooya Landcare today to announce nearly $40,000 in funding towards two projects from…

Oakey and Pittsworth share in AgShows grants

Agricultural shows in Oakey and Pittsworth will benefit from more than $260,000 to renew and reinvigorate facilities, under the Commonwealth Government’s Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants program (AgShows). Minister for Agriculture, David Littleproud, said the grants would benefit both agricultural show societies and regional communities. “Agricultural shows are the heart and soul of our regional…

COVID-19 support package to keep Senior Australians in residential care safe

Residential aged care providers will benefit from an additional COVID-19 specific support package totalling $205 million under targeted measures announced by the Morrison Government. It takes the total COVID-19 specific Federal Government funding for aged care to more than $850 million. Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck and Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh welcomed the…

Australia’s first regional Aboriginal-led COVID clinic opens in Toowoomba

Australia’s first regional Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service-led GP respiratory clinic has opened today in Toowoomba to provide locals with culturally safe place to be tested and treated for COVID-19. The clinic, at Carbal Medical Clinic, will also take pressure off local hospital emergency departments and other GP clinics within the Toowoomba area. Federal Regional…

KEY QUEENSLAND FREIGHT ROUTES TAKE ANOTHER STEP TOWARD ROSI FUTURE

Investment in key inland freight corridors is poised to boost road construction jobs for regional Queensland communities, benefitting routes such as the Gore Highway from Toowoomba to Millmerran. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the early works projects will be delivered on corridors identified under the Roads…

Roads to Recovery Funding Boost for Groom

Toowoomba Regional Council has received $1,110,000 in the latest payment round under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program to assist with local road construction and maintenance. Federal Member for Groom The Hon Dr John McVeigh MP said the Roads to Recovery funding would allow Toowoomba Regional Council to progress a number of priority projects,…