John McVeigh

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

John McVeigh MP

Media Releases


24 March, 2017
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh has heralded the decision to allow greater market access for Australia’s red meat and live animal export industries in China as a “boon for Groom”.Dr McVeigh said the deal, which is estimated to be worth in excess of ... Read more
21 March, 2017
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh will mark Harmony Day by informing the Australian Parliament that last week Toowoomba hosted the first ever Australian visit by a UNESCO international peace delegation.UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and ... Read more
17 March, 2017
The Turnbull Government has provided $5.5 million in funding to support drug and alcohol treatment services across the Darling Downs and West Moreton regions. As part of the National Ice Action Strategy, the Darling Downs and West Moreton Primar... Read more
15 March, 2017
The Coalition Government has launched a comprehensive review to boost outcomes for regional, rural and remote students not just at school, but also as they go on to further study, training and employment.Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said the revi... Read more
Charlton to Kingsthorpe highway upgrade to start
22 February, 2017
Construction of the $160 million Warrego Highway Toowoomba to Oakey Duplication Stage 2 project between Charlton and Kingsthorpe will begin shortly, with civil construction company the Georgiou Group awarded the contract for the project.Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Cheste... Read more
01 February, 2017
Minister for Urban Infrastructure Paul Fletcher is the latest Federal Minister to visit the Toowoomba region.Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said Toowoomba’s current infrastructure surge, economic diversity and innovative spirit was piquing the interest of Ministers who were keen to learn more abou...Read more Read more
McVeigh wants united push for more tourists
25 January, 2017
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh wants the Darling Downs region to unite in sparking a tourism boom in the region.Since his election Dr McVeigh has continued to advocate that the region must capitalise on its current growth spurt and begin planning for the next wave of innovation and infrastructure ... Read more
19 January, 2017
Community groups and local councils are encourage to apply for funding under the Building Better Regions Fund, which is available for community and infrastructure projects in Groom. Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash said the fund is d... Read more
19 January, 2017
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh is calling on all Toowoomba residents who have a flagpole to fly the National Flag with pride this Australia Day.Dr McVeigh has made the call to stimulate conversation about the Australian Flag and is seeking communit... Read more
01 January, 2017
Toowoomba residents are invited to help shape a flagship Australian Government smart technology program for Australian cities and regions.The $50 million Smart Cities and Suburbs Program will support projects that apply innovative technology and data... Read more
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