John McVeigh

Federal Member for Groom

John McVeigh MP

Media Releases


07 December, 2016
An innovative approach to teaching has resulted in a Groom university teacher being recognised with a top national award. Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh announced the local connection with the Australian Awards for University Teaching, congrat... Read more
07 December, 2016
As Australians begin to spend an estimated $50 billion in the six-week lead-up to Christmas Day, Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh urged residents to shop in the local community.“The coming month is when many local businesses take risks, make investme... Read more
01 December, 2016
The electorate of Groom will receive new mobile base stations to improve mobile coverage under round 2 of the Australian Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program, the Federal Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh announced today.“I’m so pleased to announce ... Read more
01 December, 2016
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh has welcomed today’s Commonwealth-State joint-funding announcement of $3 million for two projects to assist communities on the Darling Downs build resilience to natural disasters.Projects are jointly supported with Co... Read more
01 December, 2016
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh today welcomed the release of draft legislation to give increased powers to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to crack down on tax avoidance by multinational companies.Dr McVeigh said this was one of the most-often... Read more
McVeigh meets with study grant recipients
01 December, 2016
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh last night (November 28) had the opportunity to meet with two outstanding recipients under the Federal Government’s New Colombo Plan mobility program.Toowoomba’s Sophie Ryan and University of Southern Queensland’s Callie Urquhart will both receive an Australian Gover... Read more
Works begin on direct gateway to Toowoomba from Second Range Crossing
15 November, 2016
Work starts on connecting Toowoomba city centre to Second Range CrossingConnections at Mort and Boundary Streets will keep trucks off local roads and better connect the cityDirect access between Toowoomba City and the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TSRC) is moving closer, with works s... Read more
15 November, 2016
Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport now classified as a regional international gateway under Australia’s international air services arrangementsThe decision will allow international airlines to operate with unrestricted frequencyThe delivery of this 2016 ... Read more
15 November, 2016
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh has welcomed the passing of amendments to the Higher Education Support Act 2003 by Parliament last week.The amendments, introduced into the chamber by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, will deliver ... Read more
15 November, 2016
Community organisations in Groom are encouraged to apply for a grant of up to $5000 to assist the work of their volunteers.Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said the funding is being provided under a $10 million Volunteer Grant funding round, ann... Read more
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