John McVeigh

Federal Member for Groom

John McVeigh MP

Media Releases


08 December, 2017
Applications opened this week for a new program to make access to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) easier for 1200 students living in regional and remote areas of Australia.Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh encouraged local stud... Read more
22 November, 2017
Minister for Communications Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield and Federal Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh have welcomed improved coverage being delivered to Hampton ahead of schedule under the Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program. Hampton was nom... Read more
22 November, 2017
Labour force figures released last week by the ABS show the number of jobs in Australia has increased for the 13th straight month – the longest consecutive run of jobs growth since 1994.In October, the unemployment rate dropped to 5.4% nationally and... Read more
22 November, 2017
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh has encouraged local businesses to nominate for a new national awards program recognising veterans and their employers.Dr McVeigh said the inaugural Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards would celebrate Austral... Read more
15 November, 2017
From the Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh. “The people of Groom have spoken with 80% of constituents taking part in the Marriage Law Postal Survey. The result is a very slim 50.8% majority voting "no" on the question of same sex marriage, which ... Read more
30 October, 2017
The impacts on local Australian businesses from global internet-based competition will be the focus of a new inquiry by the Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources Committee.Member for Groom, Dr John McVeigh, is a member of this committee and sai... Read more
29 October, 2017
The National Landcare Program’s new Smart Farming Partnerships will provide multi-year grants of between $250,000 and $4 million across the Darling Downs to put in place new and innovative sustainable land management practices, which protect and impr... Read more
25 October, 2017
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said close to 300,000 Australian small businesses have taken advantage of the Coalition Government’s instant asset write-off according to 2015-16 tax office data including 1535 in Toowoomba. “The instant asset wr... Read more
Whale sized works on Warrego Highway underway
20 October, 2017
Thirty-two concrete girders, each the length of a fully grown blue whale, have been installed as part of construction on a new overpass west of Toowoomba.Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said duplication of the Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Oakey was ramping u... Read more
17 October, 2017
The Turnbull Government will accept the recommendation of the Energy Security Board (ESB) for a new National Energy Guarantee to deliver more affordable and reliable electricity while meeting our international commitments.Member for Gr... Read more
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