2018–19 Defence Budget delivers for Groom

The Darling Downs continue to play a key supporting role to our Australian Defence Force as confirmed in the 2018-19 Budget. Minister for Defence Senator the Hon Marise Payne and Federal Member for Groom the Hon John McVeigh MP welcomed the significant investment Defence is making in the electorate of Groom. The Turnbull Government’s first…

Groom focus continues on building roads rail and other infrastructure

Groom is set to benefit from the Australian Government’s continuing infrastructure investment under a range of programs to ensure the region’s economy can reach its potential by tackling congestion creating jobs improving productivity and better connecting residents and businesses. Federal Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh continued to benefit from targeted infrastructure spending including the…

New Chair for RDA Darling Downs and South West

In great news for Darling Downs and South West region Professor Jim Cavaye has been appointed as Chair of the Regional Development Australia (RDA) Darling Downs and South West Committee – a key advisory body to government in driving investment and job creation. Minister for Regional Development Territories and Local Government John McVeigh congratulated Professor…