John McVeigh

Federal Member for Groom
Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government

John McVeigh MP

Media Releases


27 March, 2018
The new mobile base station at Haden-Maclagan Road has been turned on under round 2 of the Australian Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program, Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said today.“I’m pleased to announce improved and new coverage in the area w... Read more
19 March, 2018
The iconic Inland Rail project is building momentum in Queensland with the State’s Coordinator-General declaring the section between the New South Wales and Queensland border and Gowrie as a ‘Coordinated Project’.The Coalition Government committed an... Read more
Local Fulbright Scholar to honour US-Australia alliance
19 March, 2018
A Toowoomba academic will take part in the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship program and contribute to a five-decade long tradition that has helped forge closer relations between Australia and the United States.Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said Professor Geoff Cockfield from the University of So... Read more
09 March, 2018
In great news for Darling Downs and South West region, Professor Jim Cavaye has been appointed as Chair of the Regional Development Australia (RDA) Darling Downs and South West Committee - a key advisory body to government in driving investment and j... Read more
02 March, 2018
The hunt is on for Australia’s top scientists, innovators and science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) teachers, and Groom residents are being encouraged to nominate for the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.Minister for Jobs and Innovatio... Read more
02 March, 2018
The Turnbull Government will provide two new ground-breaking flu vaccines to over 3 million Australians aged 65 years and over - free of charge.These new vaccines will help provide stronger protection for over 65s in Groom.Member for Groom Dr John Mc... Read more
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
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