John McVeigh

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

John McVeigh MP

Media Releases


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
15 October, 2017
Many former part-pensioners in Groom will have their Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) reinstated this week.These former part-pensioners lost the card in January as a consequence of reforms to the pension assets test, which were designed to make the pe... Read more
St Ursula’s College claims Anzac Day Award
13 October, 2017
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh today congratulated St Ursula’s College for winning the Queensland Secondary Schools Category of the 2017 Anzac Day Schools’ Awards.The Anzac Day School Awards is a nationwide schools competition that encourages the study of Australia’s wartime history and the commem... Read more
12 October, 2017
The Turnbull Government has assisted 10,000 long-term unemployed young Australians get off welfare and into work through the Youth Bonus Wage subsidy component of the Youth Jobs PaTH program.Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said the Youth Jobs PaTH p... Read more
11 October, 2017
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh has used the International Day of the Girl Child to encourage local businesses, not-for-profits, education and research organisations to apply for grants to inspire more girls and women to pursue careers in science, t... Read more
05 October, 2017
Federal Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh has met with the Australian Rail Track Corporation ahead of the first round of public meetings on the newly-chosen corridor for the Melbourne to Brisbane inland rail corridor. Dr McVeigh and State Member ... Read more
Way to go Warrego – overtaking lanes open ahead of schedule
22 September, 2017
The Warrego Highway has been made safer sooner than expected with the completion of eight new overtaking lanes between Oakey and Dalby, finished two months ahead of schedule.Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the $44 million project was another example of works bei... Read more
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