MAXIMISING MEDICAL RESEARCH AND EXPORTS

The Morrison Government has granted Major Project Status to Asterion (Australia) Pty Ltd to develop and establish one of the world’s largest fully automated purpose-built glasshouses for cultivation and processing of medicinal cannabis. Minister for Industry Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the trailblazing research facility in Toowoomba would provide a significant boost to the…

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2019 Budget: OUR PLAN FOR A STRONGER ECONOMY DELIVERS FOR GROOM

3 April 2019 The 2019-20 Budget is the next stage of the Coalition Government’s plan to build a stronger economy and secure a better future for all Australians. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said the Budget delivers the first surplus since John Howard and Peter Costello creates more jobs lowers taxes and guarantees essential…

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WORK BEGINS ON MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RSPCA CENTRE

More animals needing care in Toowoomba will now find loving homes as the result of a new RSPCA animal adoption centre now under construction. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh who turned the first sod on the project today said the RSPCA’s capacity to protect animal welfare will expand thanks to the redevelopment of existing…

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HELPING LOCAL BUSINESSES TAKE THEIR PRODUCTS GLOBAL

Funding from the Morrison Government will see a Toowoomba export hub help small and medium businesses better access international markets. TSBE Export and Investment Development Limited will receive almost $840 000 from the Coalition‘s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Export Hubs Initiative. Export hubs are business networks that help small and medium businesses harness opportunities…

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Payment Boost for Pensioners in the Groom electorate

The Federal Government has delivered another increase to payment rates for pension and allowance recipients in the Groom electorate from 20 March. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said pension payments including Age Pension Disability Support Pension and Carer Payment will increase by $9.90 a fortnight to $926.20 for singles and by $14.80 a fortnight…

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Expressions of Interest Open for Environmental grants

The Federal Coalition Government has released two new environmental grant programs to assist your organisation with the practical support needed to reduce your energy costs and to help improve the local environment. The details of each program are listed below. Please note that to be eligible for funding it is vital that you complete an…

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Peaceful Humans to expand trauma based learning program

Traumatised refugee women and children in our community will have access to an expanded range of learning and support programs in Toowoomba run by local charity Peaceful Humans Inc. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined Peaceful Humans founder Genevieve Allpass today to announce $49 985 in funding from the Coalition Government’s Fostering Integration grants.…

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$1.8M Funding Boost for Aged Care in Pittsworth

Pittsworth’s Beauaraba Living is set to receive a major boost under the Coalition Government’s record investment in aged care services announced this week. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said Beauaraba Living was one of 28 aged care centres across Australia to receive capital grants funding under a $60 million allocation specifically focused on rural…

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