LOCALS ENCOURAGED TO REAP BENEFITS OF SPACE PROGRAM

Local businesses, students and families are being encouraged to “think big” and benefit from a renewed interest in space exploration and technology. The Morrison Government is positioning Australia for lift-off with a $150 million investment into businesses and new technologies that will support NASA on its inspirational campaign to return to the Moon and travel…

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Locals Urged to Apply for Science Week grants

People or groups across Toowoomba and the Darling Downs with ideas for exciting National Science Week events for next year are being encouraged to apply for grants. Grants of between $2,000 and $20,000 for events, workshops and activities focused on science communication and engagement are on offer. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said there…

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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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