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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Coalition Government Honouring Australians’ Service

The Coalition Government will digitise the service records of Australia’s Second World War servicemen and women finally making them available to all Australians wherever they live. Member for Groom John McVeigh welcomed this important initiative on the eve of an important anniversary. “Next year we will mark the 75th Anniversary of the end of the…

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Coalition Looking After Older Australians

The Liberal Nationals Coalition Government is looking after older Australians ensuring they have the essential services they need to access care and support in retirement. Speaking to residents at Infin8Care in Mount Lofty Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh outlined a range of measures that would help older people in our community living at home…

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Export Opportunities Flying High from Wellcamp Airport

Photo courtesy of Russell Mineral Equipment P/L Global mineral equipment and technology manufacturer Russell Mineral Equipment will soon increase its export of products directly from Toowoomba’s Wellcamp Airport. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined Dr John Russell from Russell Mineral Equipment at Wellcamp Airport late yesterday to inspect the 747 aircraft which will soon be…

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Coalition Backs Pumped Hydro Potential for the Downs

A proposal to build a pumped-hydro power plant on the Darling Downs is one of 12 projects shortlisted under the Coalition Government’s Underwriting New Generation Investment Registration of Interest process. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said the renewable pumped-hydro proposal at Cressbrook Reservoir would add even greater diversity to our region’s energy generation capacity.…

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