Funding success for Lifeline Darling Downs

Lifeline Darling Downs will receive funding under the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities program to provide better security and privacy at its Safe Start Housing site in Toowoomba. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined Lifeline Darling Downs Chief Executive Officer Derek Tuffield OAM today to announce the funding and thank local staff and volunteers for…

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GREATER RECOGNITION FOR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN GROOM ELECTORATE

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE 21 February  2019 New legislation introduced into Federal Parliament will provide better recognition of the unique nature of military service and further acknowledge the service and sacrifice of veterans and their families. The Government’s Australian Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and their Families First) Bill 2019 will establish an Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant…

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Funding Success for Darling Downs Swimming Association

The region’s swimmers will be put to the test with a new state-of-the-art timing system to be used at Toowoomba’s Milne Bay Aquatic Centre by members of the Darling Downs Regional Swimming Association. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh was poolside today to announce funding for the Darling Downs Regional Swimming Association from Round 4…

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Funding Success for Cambooya C&K Kindergarten

Staff and kids at Cambooya’s C&K Community Kindergarten will benefit from new and improved facilities at the Centre with the help of a grant from Round 4 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities program. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined the team at C&K Cambooya Community Kindergarten today to announce the funding and inspect…

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Funding Success for Toowoomba West Lions Club

Volunteers working on displays for Toowoomba’s annual Christmas Wonderland event will have access to a more secure and spacious workplace with the help of a grant from Round 4 of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities program. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined the team from Toowoomba West Lions Club at their Toowoomba workshop last…

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Statement of PFAS Inquiry Report

Statement from Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh on the tabling of the Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Report on its Inquiry into management of PFAS contamination in and around Defence bases “I welcome the tabling of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Report on its PFAS Inquiry. “I am advised…

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LABOR’S RETIREE TAX TO HIT TOOWOOMBA & DARLING DOWNS

Retirees in the Groom electorate stand to lose thousands of dollars from their nest egg every year under Labor’s retiree tax Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh warned today. “In the Groom electorate there are more than 6 200 people whose hard earned savings will be raided by Labor through its retiree tax ” Dr…

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ONE-STOP-SHOP FOR FINANCIAL COMPLAINTS OPENS FOR BUSINESS

Consumers and small business in the Groom electorate will be spared the expense and inconvenience associated with taking financial complaints to court with the Coalition Government’s Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) open for business as of today Thursday 1 November 2018. “This new one-stop shop will deliver free fast and binding service for all financial…

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