Funding Success for 15 Local Schools  

Member for Groom John McVeigh today announced funding for 15 schools across Toowoomba and the Darling Downs under the first round of the Coalition Government’s Local Schools Community Fund. Speaking at Toowoomba State High School at Mt Lofty, Dr McVeigh said the Coalition Government was providing $200,000 to help 15 local schools with the cost…

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Funding Success for Oakey Show Society

  Volunteers working on events during the annual Oakey Show will have access to better more user-friendly equipment with the help of a grant from Round 5 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities program. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined Oakey Show Society representatives Judith and Geoff Byers on-site recently to announce $8,300 in…

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2019-20 Volunteer Grants round now open in Groom

Local community groups across Toowoomba and the Darling Downs are eligible for federal funding to support their local volunteers. Member for Groom John McVeigh said $66,000 of funding is available in the region under the Morrison Government’s 2019-20 Volunteer Grants. “Volunteering is part of the Australian way of life,” Dr McVeigh said. “It has many…

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Drought support for students in Groom electorate

The Morrison Government is supporting families in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs to keep their children in school and child care during the drought. Our Government is providing $15 million to support schools and child care centres to keep their doors open as part of our latest package of $709 million in support to drought-affected…

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$4,000 for Pittsworth Men’s Shed

The Morrison Government continues to support the health and wellbeing of men across the Darling Downs with the Pittsworth Men’s Shed receiving $4,000 in funding through the National Shed Development Programme. Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, saying the funding would “greatly assist” an integral…

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ADDITIONAL $55 MILLION FOR SAFER COMMUNITIES

Applications are now open for round five of the Safer Communities Fund, with communities across Australia set to share in up to $55.1 million in grants to improve public safety and security. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh welcomed the boost in funding under this important program and encouraged local organisations across Toowoomba and the…

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