Removing barriers to get to university

Students facing additional hurdles to get into and succeed at university are set to benefit from a new Turnbull Government grant to the University of Southern Queensland. Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said USQ will receive $5 673 909 to run programs that support students from disadvantaged backgrounds. “We’re delivering extra funding for USQ…

USQ researcher secures $345 000 ARC grant

Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh today congratulated University of Southern Queensland researcher Dr Zuhua Zhang for receiving $345 124 from the Australian Government to fund his new research project through the Australian Research Council (ARC). Dr McVeigh said the funding will allow important research to begin in the Groom electorate on geopolymer phases their…

Free Trade Agreement creates opportunities for Groom

The Turnbull Government has delivered a comprehensive update of Australia’s second oldest free trade agreement creating significant opportunities for Groom. Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said the signing of an updated Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA) opens the doors for Groom service providers and professionals. “It delivers greater access for our engineers accountants financial…