Funding Success for Jondaryan Woolshed

Visitors to the region’s iconic Jondaryan Woolshed museum and historical village will soon have even better facilities thanks to a funding boost under the Coalition Government’s Drought Communities Program. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined representatives of Toowoomba Region Council and Jondaryan Woolshed staff at the historical village today to announce funding of $221…

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Pre-poll voting information for Groom electorate

If you are in the Toowoomba Region and need to vote prior to the election pre-poll voting has opened for Groom today at Rumours International 323 Ruthven Street. Pre-poll will also open from 6 May at Regents on the Lake 87A Perth St Rangeville. To find out more visit: https://aec.gov.au/election/voting.htm#voting

Coalition Government Honouring Australians’ Service

The Coalition Government will digitise the service records of Australia’s Second World War servicemen and women finally making them available to all Australians wherever they live. Member for Groom John McVeigh welcomed this important initiative on the eve of an important anniversary. “Next year we will mark the 75th Anniversary of the end of the…

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Labor raid on retiree hip pockets across the Downs Slammed

Labor’s plans to tax retirees would have the most impact on those on a low and middle income and could force many people onto the Age Pension. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said Labor’s retiree tax would negatively impact around one million Australians including pensioners. “This is a disgraceful attack on people who have…

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Coalition Backs Pumped Hydro Potential for the Downs

A proposal to build a pumped-hydro power plant on the Darling Downs is one of 12 projects shortlisted under the Coalition Government’s Underwriting New Generation Investment Registration of Interest process. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said the renewable pumped-hydro proposal at Cressbrook Reservoir would add even greater diversity to our region’s energy generation capacity.…

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Coalition Looking After Older Australians

The Liberal Nationals Coalition Government is looking after older Australians ensuring they have the essential services they need to access care and support in retirement. Speaking to residents at Infin8Care in Mount Lofty Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh outlined a range of measures that would help older people in our community living at home…

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Export Opportunities Flying High from Wellcamp Airport

Photo courtesy of Russell Mineral Equipment P/L Global mineral equipment and technology manufacturer Russell Mineral Equipment will soon increase its export of products directly from Toowoomba’s Wellcamp Airport. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined Dr John Russell from Russell Mineral Equipment at Wellcamp Airport late yesterday to inspect the 747 aircraft which will soon be…

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Lower taxes for small business in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs

Small medium and family businesses are the backbone of the Australian economy especially in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said the Liberal and Nationals Government has already lowered taxes for around 3.4 million small and medium-sized businesses employing over 7 million workers to help them get ahead and create…

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