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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 SECOND RANGE CROSSING OFFICIALLY OPENS  

It is a landmark day for Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley with the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) to officially open to traffic on this afternoon. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the TSRC was a 41-kilometre-long bypass route to the north of Toowoomba, including…

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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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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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