Stronger Communities Round 5 Opening for Expressions of Interest

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. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said that from Monday 5 August the Government would be seeking Expressions of Interest from eligible community…

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COMMUNITY EVENT TO CELEBRATE NEW BYPASS

The Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime Minister Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Leader of The Nationals Federal Member for Riverina The Hon Scott Buchholz MP Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport Federal Member for Wright The Hon Dr John McVeigh MP Federal Member for Groom The Hon Mark Bailey Queensland…

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$56 million investment in Cancer and Inflammatory Disease medicines

The Morrison Government has listed four new medicines on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS), to help patients fighting aggressive forms of cancer and inflammatory conditions. The $56 million investment will slash the costs of Avastin, Sprycel, Actemra and Somatuline Autogel, and save patients thousands of dollars. Member for Groom John McVeigh said the listings would…

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TOOWOOMBA SECOND RANGE CROSSING OPENING SOON

Queensland’s largest road infrastructure project – the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing – will officially open on 8 September, transforming the national freight network in the Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley regions. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the $1.6 billion infrastructure investment project would significantly reduce travel times…

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Toowoomba and Darling Down schools invited to share in new funding

New equipment building projects or additional targeted support could soon be on the way for schools across Toowoomba and the Darling Downs with the Coalition Government making up to $200 000 available in the Groom electorate for projects to benefit local school kids. Member for Groom John McVeigh said the Local Schools Community Fund will…

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Australian Aid: Friendship Grants – Round Two Now Open

The Coalition Government is committed to building relationships with our overseas partners in the Indo-Pacific and supporting community organisations in their efforts overseas through the Australian Aid: Friendship Grants program. Applications for the second round of Australian Aid: Friendship Grants are now open. Applications must be submitted by 10 September 2019. Federal Member for Groom…

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Major funding boost for innovative local company

Toowoomba based livestock technology company Direct Injection Technology (DIT) will receive more than $600 000 from the Coalition Government under the latest round of Accelerating Commercialisation grants. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined DIT Managing Director Mark Peart at the company’s Highfields base today to announce the funding and discuss the company’s exciting plans…

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