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…

Optus to improve coverage across Groom

Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh has welcomed news that Optus will improve services across Groom as part of its $1 billion upgrade and expansion of its mobile network in regional Australia. Dr McVeigh said Optus has revealed that within the next 18 months residents in Toowoomba Highfields Haden and Hampton should receive better services…