Language program available for local preschools

Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said local preschools can apply to run the Morrison Government’s play-based program that teaches young Australians a foreign language. The $27.5 million Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program has already helped educate 110,000 children about foreign languages, across more than 3,500 preschools. ELLA is a digital, play-based program that…

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New grants available for swimming programs in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs

Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh is encouraging local community groups to apply for new swimming grants to enable or improve opportunities for people with disabilities and from diverse backgrounds to enjoy this great Aussie past-time. Working in partnership with Swimming Australia, the Community Swimming Grants Program allows organisations the opportunity to apply for grants…

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AgShow Grant Applications Now Open

Show societies in the Groom electorate are encouraged to apply for Australian Government Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program (AgShows) funding to upgrade, maintain, buy or build new showground infrastructure and attractions. Agriculture Minister, Senator Bridget McKenzie, and Member for Groom John McVeigh said applications were now open for the $20 million AgShows program. “The government…

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Photo Competition Terms and Conditions

Photo Competition Terms & Conditions Welcome to the Groom electorate photo competition page. We look forward to seeing some great shots taken from around our region. We have a couple of terms and conditions for the competition listed below. Entrants much be a resident of the Groom electorate. (https://www.aec.gov.au/profiles/qld/groom.htm) Photos must be taken within 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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