Whale sized works on Warrego Highway underway

Thirty-two concrete girders each the length of a fully grown blue whale have been installed as part of construction on a new overpass west of Toowoomba. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said duplication of the Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Oakey was ramping up with the major engineering milestone recently achieved between…

Guarantee to deliver affordable reliable electricity for Groom

The Turnbull Government will accept the recommendation of the Energy Security Board (ESB) for a new National Energy Guarantee to deliver more affordable and reliable electricity while meeting our international commitments. Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said under The Guarantee households and businesses across the Darling Downs would have access to affordable and reliable power. “The National Energy Guarantee will…

St Ursula’s College claims Anzac Day Award

Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh today congratulated St Ursula’s College for winning the Queensland Secondary Schools Category of the 2017 Anzac Day Schools’ Awards. The Anzac Day School Awards is a nationwide schools competition that encourages the study of Australia’s wartime history and the commemoration of Australian service men and women on Anzac Day.…

McVeigh calls for more women in STEM

Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh has used the International Day of the Girl Child to encourage local businesses not-for-profits education and research organisations to apply for grants to inspire more girls and women to pursue careers in science technology engineering and maths (STEM). Dr McVeigh said the Federal Government earlier this week announced the…