HELPING YOUNG AUSTRALIANS PARTICIPATE IN STEM

13 September 2019 The Morrison Government is offering grants of up to $20,000 for schools and organisations to give our kids science opportunities in Australia and abroad. The Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions program is now open for applications. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said schools or local community groups…

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$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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Launch of public consultations on Geographical Indications

Producers and businesses from Toowoomba and the Darling Downs can have their say on Geographical Indications as the Morrison Government works towards securing an ambitious and comprehensive free trade agreement with the European Union (EU). Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said the public consultation process on Geographical Indications, which is now open, would give…

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Funding Success for Mirambeena Children’s Centre

Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh today announced $80,000 in funding to improve access to child care for children and families in Toowoomba. Dr McVeigh said the Mirambeena Children’s Centre in Darling Heights would receive the funding under the Morrison Government’s Community Child Care Fund (CCCF). “This funding will help the Mirambeena Children’s Centre in…

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