FAQ – Religious Freedom Review

Late last year the Liberal and Nationals Government released our response to our Religious Freedom Review. The Government announced plans to protect Australians of faith from discrimination and to safeguard the rights of religious Australians. The Government also committed to addressing the issue of discrimination against children in schools on the basis of sexual orientation…

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Funding Success for Migrant Agriculture Program

A Toowoomba based Migrant Agriculture Program run by Mercy Community will receive $20 000 from the Federal Coalition Government to expand its activities and further support newly arrived migrants and refugees in our community. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined representatives of Mercy Community at its South Street site today to announce funding from…

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Helping Australians Buy Their First Home

First home buyers in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs will receive a helping hand to get into the housing market through a new Morrison Government initiative to slash the amount of money needed for home loan deposits one of the biggest barriers to home ownership. “Saving a deposit for your first home can be a…

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$5M Commitment to Improve Road Safety near Borneo Barracks

A re-elected Liberal Nationals Government would commit $5 million towards major improvements along the New England Highway at the entrance to Borneo Barracks Cabarlah to improve safety and traffic flow. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said the installation of new turning lanes on the New England Highway would improve safety for vehicles entering and…

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Coalition delivers $3 million for world-leading research project

The Liberal Nationals Government will invest three million dollars towards a major research project led by Wagners Composite Fibre Technologies (CFT) that will help further develop world leading next generation composite civil engineering products. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined representatives of Wagners CFT to announce the funding today through Round 6 of the…

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Funding Success for Local Landcare Groups

Smart Farm grants have been awarded to projects in the Toowoomba region to help farmers adopt sustainable and innovative land and natural resource management practices. Member for Groom John McVeigh said the funding was provided through Round 2 of the Smart Farms Small Grants program to reward innovative proposals that improve farming practices and boost…

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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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