New laws to help protect our farmers

A re-elected Liberal and Nationals government will introduce new legislation to make it an offence to use a carriage service such as the internet to disclose personal information to incite trespass on agricultural land where that could cause commercial detriment. The Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh welcomed the proposed changes announced by the Prime…

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New Lights on the Way for Captain Cook Park

Additional lighting will be installed at Captain Cook Park in Wilsonton in a bid to further boost participation in football in our region. The Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined representatives of Football Queensland South West to announce $190 000 in funding under the Coalition Government’s Community Sport Infrastructure Grants program. “The Coalition Government…

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MAXIMISING MEDICAL RESEARCH AND EXPORTS

The Morrison Government has granted Major Project Status to Asterion (Australia) Pty Ltd to develop and establish one of the world’s largest fully automated purpose-built glasshouses for cultivation and processing of medicinal cannabis. Minister for Industry Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the trailblazing research facility in Toowoomba would provide a significant boost to the…

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Payment Boost for Pensioners in the Groom electorate

The Federal Government has delivered another increase to payment rates for pension and allowance recipients in the Groom electorate from 20 March. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said pension payments including Age Pension Disability Support Pension and Carer Payment will increase by $9.90 a fortnight to $926.20 for singles and by $14.80 a fortnight…

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HELPING LOCAL BUSINESSES TAKE THEIR PRODUCTS GLOBAL

Funding from the Morrison Government will see a Toowoomba export hub help small and medium businesses better access international markets. TSBE Export and Investment Development Limited will receive almost $840 000 from the Coalition‘s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Export Hubs Initiative. Export hubs are business networks that help small and medium businesses harness opportunities…

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