John McVeigh

Federal Member for Groom

John McVeigh MP

Media Releases


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
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
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