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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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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