Immediate assistance is available across Toowoomba and the Darling Downs

Communities across Toowoomba and the Darling Downs will have greater access to drought assistance, thanks to a Liberal-National Government package worth nearly $100 million. The Coalition Government is responding to the ongoing drought with direct and immediate support to help farming families and communities. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said $33.4 million had been…

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New centre boosts health training opportunities in Toowoomba

A new state of the art medical training centre that opened today in Toowoomba will provide a facility for the next generation of nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and midwives to hone their skills. Officially opening the University of Queensland’s training centre at the Baillie Henderson Hospital, Minister for Regional Services and Decentralisation, Mark Coulton said the…

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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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