$62 Million in Grants Available for Australians with Disability to Live More Connected Lives

The Morrison Government has announced applications are now open to share in $62 million worth of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) grants. Two ILC grants rounds are now open: Mainstream Capacity Building program ($32m available) and Economic and Community Participation program ($30m available). Minister for the National Disability Insurance…

Toowoomba businesses lead on digital innovation for Australian farmers

Farms across Australia will soon have access to cutting-edge satellite data and information tools thanks to an Australian Government funding boost into two innovative Toowoomba businesses, DataFarming and Cibo Labs. Member for Groom John McVeigh today announced the successful bids by DataFarming and Cibo Labs to capitalise on the government’s investment in digital infrastructure through…

Stronger Communities Program Information

The Liberal and Nationals’ Government has committed $150,000 to fund up to 20 local community infrastructure projects across the electorate of Groom under Round Five of its highly successful Stronger Communities programme. These much needed community grants help support projects that bring our communities together, strengthen social connections, build community participation and create vibrant and…

Local organisations encouraged to apply under $100 million disability capacity building program

The Morrison Government has announced $100 million in funding for programs aimed at empowering people with disability across Australia to be independent and engage fully in social, economic and community life. Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Stuart Robert, said the Individual Capacity Building grants is now open and will fund activities in the…

Applications for Long Tan Bursary Now Open

CHILDREN and now grandchildren of Vietnam veterans around Toowoomba and the Darling Downs are encouraged to apply for funding under the Long Tan Bursary scheme for the 2020 educational year. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said the Long Tan Bursary scheme honoured the service and sacrifice of Australia’s Vietnam War veterans by providing financial…