Giving back to our volunteers in Groom

Volunteers in Groom are among nearly 100 000 volunteers across Australia benefiting from $10 million in Australian Government grants to support community organisations. Minister for Social Services Christian Porter announced that almost 2700 community organisations would benefit from a grant to support the work of volunteers. Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said the Turnbull…

ANZAC Day local services

Toowoomba 5.10am         March to Mothers’ Memorial (assemble at Bus interchange). 5.15am Dawn Service Mothers’ Memorial. 9am     Wreath Laying Mothers’ Memorial (assemble at 8.30am). 10am       March to Mothers’ Memorial (assemble in Margaret Street east side of Ruthven Street). 10.20am Main Service Mothers’ Memorial. Westbrook 5.30am Dawn Service Westbrook…

Groom receives double dose of healthy news

The Toowoomba Region is set to receive a healthy boost to the training opportunities for medical students following an announcement today by the Federal Government. The Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program announced $54.4 million in initiatives Australia-wide for 26 new Regional Training Hubs and three University Departments of Rural Health (UDRH). Toowoomba received a…

Toowoomba leads Australia on Harmony Day

Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh will mark Harmony Day by informing the Australian Parliament that last week Toowoomba hosted the first ever Australian visit by a UNESCO international peace delegation. UNESCO (United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation) ambassadors specifically came to Australia to visit Toowoomba to see first-hand how the Queensland city maintains…

Revitalising education in Groom

The Coalition Government has launched a comprehensive review to boost outcomes for regional rural and remote students not just at school but also as they go on to further study training and employment. Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said the review would hear stories and feedback about regional and rural education from across the…