TOOWOOMBA SECOND RANGE CROSSING OPENING SOON

Queensland’s largest road infrastructure project – the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing – will officially open on 8 September, transforming the national freight network in the Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley regions. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the $1.6 billion infrastructure investment project would significantly reduce travel times…

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Australian Aid: Friendship Grants – Round Two Now Open

The Coalition Government is committed to building relationships with our overseas partners in the Indo-Pacific and supporting community organisations in their efforts overseas through the Australian Aid: Friendship Grants program. Applications for the second round of Australian Aid: Friendship Grants are now open. Applications must be submitted by 10 September 2019. Federal Member for Groom…

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Major funding boost for innovative local company

Toowoomba based livestock technology company Direct Injection Technology (DIT) will receive more than $600 000 from the Coalition Government under the latest round of Accelerating Commercialisation grants. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh joined DIT Managing Director Mark Peart at the company’s Highfields base today to announce the funding and discuss the company’s exciting plans…

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Establishing the Facts on Refugee Funding

A group of senior officials from the Department of Home Affairs will arrive in Toowoomba next week to help establish the facts around refugee funding and allocations in the Toowoomba Region. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said there had been ongoing confusion around the issue of refugee funding in our community and that it…

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Tax Cuts to be Delivered for Local Families

Thousands of families and individuals across Toowoomba and the Darling Downs will benefit from cuts to personal income tax after the Coalition Government successfully passed its $158 billion tax package through Federal Parliament today. Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh said this was a major win for working people in the region who deserve to…

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Special Flood Funding Support for Toowoomba Anglican School

Students from the Toowoomba Anglican School whose families were affected by this year’s floods in North Queensland will be supported to stay in school thanks to the Morrison Government. Member for Groom John McVeigh said the Toowoomba Anglican School would receive $154 056 under the Morrison Government’s $4 million Special Circumstances Funding package announced today.…

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