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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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Attracting more students to Toowoomba and the Darling Downs

Member for Groom John McVeigh said 49 scholarships would be available to international and domestic students to study in Toowoomba next year. Dr McVeigh said tertiary education providers in the Toowoomba region had been provided with more than $1.2 million to offer the scholarships through the Coalition Government’s $93.7 million Destination Australia program. Destination Australia…

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Official Opening of Toowoomba’s New NDIS Activity Room

Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined the team at Brightside on Victoria in Toowoomba today to officially open its new NDIS activity room. Dr McVeigh said construction of the new NDIS activity room was made possible with the help of $20,000 under Round 4 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. “Today we see…

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Dairy industry mandatory Code of Conduct on its way

John McVeigh Federal Member for Groom  MEDIA RELEASE ­­­24 October 2019 Dairy industry mandatory Code of Conduct on its way Member for Groom John McVeigh said by 1 January 2020 the Australian dairy industry will have a mandatory code of conduct, ahead of the timetable we took to the election. Dr McVeigh said the mandatory…

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