HELPING SMALL BUSINESS LOWER POWER BILLS

As the economy recovers from COVID19, the Morrison Government is helping small businesses to lower their power bills. From this week small businesses across Australia can apply for a share in $9 million of grants under the Government’s Energy Efficient Communities Program. Up to $20,000 will be available to small businesses with an annual turnover…

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TRC RECEIVES BOOST UNDER ROADS TO RECOVERY PROGRAM

Local road maintenance in the Toowoomba Region will receive a boost thanks to funding under the Federal Liberal and Nationals Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Federal Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said the Australian Government had allocated $24,553,801 to Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) from 2019-20 to 2023-24 under the program. “The Roads to Recovery…

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Freight flights boost for exporters

Exporters reliant on air freight will continue to have access to key international export markets, thanks to the Australian Government’s $240 million funding injection under the International Freight Assistance Mechanism (IFAM). Federal Member for Groom, Dr John McVeigh, welcomed today’s announcement, which will extend support under the IFAM until the end of the year. “This…

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Toowoomba and the Darling Downs to benefit from $5 billion drought resilience investment

$3.9 billion (growing to $5 billion) investment in the Future Drought Fund $100 million will be available annually for drought resilience projects Programs will start to roll out from July 2020 Toowoomba and the Darling Downs are set to benefit from the Australian Government’s forward-thinking Future Drought Fund. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management,…

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Helping dairy farmers lower their power bills

The Liberal National Government is delivering on its commitment to help dairy farmers lower their power bills and play their part in helping to reduce Australia’s emissions. Dairy farmers across Australia can now apply for grants that will support them to make their energy use more efficient and to reduce their power bills through the…

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Funding boost to support local volunteers

Sixteen community groups in the Groom electorate will benefit from a share in federal funding to support local volunteers across Australia.   Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined representatives of the Lions Club of Toowoomba West today to announce the successful recipients of the 2019-20 Volunteer Grants round.   Dr McVeigh said the grants,…

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